KC for Electronic Products

We support world leading manufacturers in the rapid certification of electronic products for the Korean market.

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KC-EMC Certification

We clarify the requirements for your product and ensure that your product is certified quickly and reliably.

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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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Korea Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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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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South Korea still depends heavily on imported robot components

Business Korea reports new statistics showing that the country remains heavily dependent on imports of robot components. Many components for the robotics industry are provided with f.e. KC certifications and KCs certifications by foreign manufacturers according to K standards in order to obtain market access for South Korea, and are imported accordingly. Analysing data from 2018, the report found that 57 per cent of robots used in manufacturing and services were imported components. Although South Korea can claim the highest number of robots per 10,000 workers, its dependence on imported components has only slightly decreased from 60 per cent in 2016, Lee Sung-man said.



The country is particularly dependent on components for factory robots, at 61.1 per cent. The supply of domestically produced components is 14.8 per cent for motors, 24.3 per cent for software and 24.9 per cent for sensors. For robots in the business services sector and in the private sector, the dependence on imported components is 56.3 and 53.5 per cent, respectively. On average, servo motors and decelerators, which normally account for the largest share of robot costs, are 29.6 per cent sourced from Korea. The South Korean market for robot components was US$119.8 million for exports and US$181.8 million for imports in 2019.

South Korea is considered one of the most important and innovative industrial nations in the world. To gain market access to this highly technological country, products imported into South Korea must be tested and certified. The KC mark or certificate is roughly equivalent to the European CE mark and applies to 730 different products. MPR International GmbH has solid experience in Korea certification and competent local partners. We will be pleased to advise you without obligation about the scope and procedure of a Korea certification.

If you need assistance or have any questions regarding Korean certifications like KC, KC EMC, KCs or KCs for explosion safety products, feel free to contact us any time.

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Verena Numssen

About the author: Verena Numssen is managing director of MPR International GmbH

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