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KSU's Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium presents international trade event

By Beacon Journal staff

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Area companies can learn about certifications that are needed for global trade at an International Standards Update seminar Nov. 15 at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights in suburban Cleveland.

Topics will include what certifications are needed and how companies obtain certification, the product conformance (CE mark) used in the European Union, the Underwriters Laboratories certification (UL mark) on products, as well as the Canadian Standards Association certification (CSA mark), product certification for China and the regulatory environment in China.

The seminar is being presented by groups including the Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium, headquartered at Kent State University.

Sign-in for the seminar begins at 8 a.m., with the program running from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $95 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a seminar booklet.

For details or to register, go online to and click on Upcoming Events.