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KCs - Korea Certification Mark for machines

Korea Certification is an excellent partner for KCs certification for machines. We ensure that you get your product approved quickly and reliably.

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KEMCO Certification

Korea Certification ist der ideale, strategische Partner für die KEMCO Zertifizierung. Wir unterstützen Sie bei allen Schritten zum koreanischen Energieeffizienz-Label.

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MPR International

Since 2005, MPR International GmbH has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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Bottlenecks in South Korea show importance of foreign machine component imports

South Korean display machinery manufacturers are suffering from disruptions in the global supply chain, reports The Korea Economic Daily in its online site KED Global. The result of bottlenecks in certain components is delayed deliveries of machines and resulting interruptions in the expansion of production facilities at local panel manufacturers such as global market leader LG Display Co. According to the industry association “Korea Display Industry Association (KDIA),” domestic screen machine manufacturers would not have been able to meet delivery deadlines because important components from other countries were not available. In many cases, technical products must have KC certification in order to be exported to Korea.



Already known is an extension of the delivery time for OLED screens from three months to now more than six months after order, according to various industry insiders. A South Korean machine manufacturer had to postpone a promised delivery to its customer in June until the end of this year. As a result, the planned expansion of production and replacement of machines at the screen manufacturer was also delayed. Well-known machine manufacturers such as Wonik IPS Co., Jusung Engineering Co. and Sunic System Ltd. failed to procure certain individual parts domestically that are otherwise supplied from overseas. Some manufacturers even had to buy used parts from China for more than double the price.

Currently, only 9 percent of all parts needed to make display machines come from South Korea, according to KDIA. Components from the U.S., Japan and Europe account for 37%, 29% and 19%, respectively. For industrial PCs and controls, South Korea relied entirely on suppliers from Taiwan. According to KDIA, such reliance on foreign suppliers makes the domestic industry very vulnerable to disruptions in the global supply chain. The most common components that have to be sourced from abroad are turbopumps, gas and air filters, and o-rings. To avoid such bottlenecks in the future, KDIA plans to work more closely with certain suppliers.

Certifications for the Korean market are a complex hurdle and difficult to navigate due to different authorities and certification systems. With over 15 years of experience in the certification business, MPR International GmbH is your best resource for competent service when it comes to exporting to Korea. For example, KC Safety is relevant for electronics and household products mostly intended for consumers, as well as products for children and babies.

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Julian Busch

About the author: Julian Busch is the founder and managing director of MPR International GmbH

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