Our history

Addition of the battery test laboratory. Expansion of the electrical device safety laboratory

2015

Phoenix Testlab founds subsidiary in Taiwan.

The PHOENIX TESTLAB Taiwan Ltd., led by Dr. Alan Lane, starts their business in July 2015.

The number of employees rises to over 150.

Addition of the battery test laboratory. Expansion of the electrical device safety laboratory

2012

Addition of the battery test laboratory.
Expansion of the electrical device safety laboratory.

The number of employees rises to over 130.

Opening of our representative office in Kunshan, China.

2011

In the spring, PHOENIX TESTLAB opens one of the most modern laboratories for testing lithium-ion batteries and modules covering an area of approximately 950 square meters.

files/standard/publisher/images/geschichte/cn.png Opening of our representative office in Kunshan, China.

The number of employees rises to 116 and 3 trainees.

82 employees and 2 trainees

2008

The number of employees rises to 82 and 2 trainees.

The environmental simulation laboratory is extended by 950 square meters

2007

The environmental simulation laboratory is extended by 950 square meters. The number of employees rises to 72 and 3 trainees.

Certification as Registered Certification Body (RCB)

2006

Certification as Registered Certification Body (RCB) for the Japanese MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) for radio devices.

The number of employees rises to 64 and 2 trainees.

Recognition of the EMC laboratory for tests on car components by Daimler Chrysler.

2005

Recognition of the EMC laboratory for tests on car components by Daimler Chrysler.

The number of employees rises to 55 and 2 trainees.

New logo and new branding.

2004

Certification of the quality and environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN EN ISO 14001.

New logo and new branding.

The environmental simulation laboratory starts operating in its new building. The number of employees rises to 52 and one trainee.

In July 2003, the EMC laboratory is listed with Industry Canada.

2003

Dr. Frank Eisert takes over as the new sole shareholder of Phoenix Test-Lab GmbH.

In July 2003, the EMC laboratory is listed with Industry Canada. The third new building, covering an area of 1300 m², is completed for the expansion of the environmental simulation laboratory. The number of employees rises to 44.

In February 2002, Phoenix Test-Lab receives accreditation as a test laboratory for INTERBUS conformance testing.

2002

In February 2002, Phoenix Test-Lab receives accreditation as a test laboratory for INTERBUS conformance testing.

Recognized by the Bundesamt für Seeschiffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH, Federal Maritime Shipping and Hydrography Authority).

Accreditation according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.

Accreditation according to the Automotive EMC Laboratory Recognition Program for General Motors and FORD.

Recognition as Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) and CAB EMC for the USA by BMWA.

2001

Recognition as Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) and CAB EMC for the USA by BMWA.

Expansion of the business site by 1700 m².

Recognition by the Eisenbahn Bundesamt (EBA, Federal Rail Transport Authority) as a testing institute for tests on rail vehicles.

1999

Accreditation of the safety and environmental simulation laboratory.

Recognition by the Eisenbahn Bundesamt (EBA, Federal Rail Transport Authority) as a testing institute for tests on rail vehicles.

Company starts trading as Phoenix Test-Lab GmbH.

1998

Company starts trading as Phoenix Test-Lab GmbH.

Accreditation of the radio test laboratory.

Recognition as a notified body for radio systems and telecommunications terminal equipment according to the Telecommunikations Zulassungsverordnung TKZulV - the future R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC.

Listing of the EMC laboratory for FCC for Part 15 and 18.

1997

Listing of the EMC laboratory for FCC for Part 15 and 18.

The second new building, covering an area of 900 m², is completed. This extends the EMC laboratory and creates a test laboratory for environmental simulation and device safety tests, as well as a radio test laboratory.

Recognition by the Kraftfahrt Bundesamt (KBA, Federal Motor Transport Authority) as a “technical service”.

The number of employees rises to 12.

Accreditation as a competent body for the EMC Directive 89/336/EC.

1995

Accreditation as a competent body for the EMC Directive 89/336/EC.

Accreditation as an EMC laboratory

1994

Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG establishes Phoenix EMV-Test GmbH as an independent company for EMC testing.

Accreditation as an EMC laboratory and start of operation with four employees.