Our Strengths

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. It is recognized as
the global benchmark for quality and integrity. SGS – as the leader in providing specialized business solutions
that improve quality, safety and productivity and reduce risk – is helping us in navigating a world
more and more regulated. These services add significant value to our operations and ensure business
sustainability.

The CE mark is for European Conformity. The Mark tries that the product satisfies all the prescriptions
related to the safety established by the UE directives. The products that bring this symbol can freely be
distributed in the European common market following the formation of the European Union.

SGS USTC mark means that the product has been submitted to tests by SGS, it is conforming to the applicable
national standards and it satisfies the necessary least requisite for the sale or the distribution
of electric equipments for American market, correlated countries & Canada. The SGS C-US Certification
shows that the product is conforming to safety and hygiene national standards for the electric products,
the cure tools, the gas and oil products. Besides, the SGS C-US mark points out that the productive site is
conforming to a series of measures of conformity and it is subject to periodic inspections and controls to
verify its continuous conformity. When a product exhibits the SGS C-US mark, it means to possess exactly
the same conformity to the North America standards of the products that bring the UL or CSA marks.

Brazilian INMETRO mark. Electrical and Electronic products destined for the Brazilian market must fulfil
the requirements of the mandatory INMETRO Mark and must bear the mark along with the mark of the
respective certification organization. SGS is the largest INMETRO-accredited certification body in Brazil,
able to certify a product ensuring standards compliance and market access for this product.

The LFGB mark “Lebensmittel, Bedarfsgegenstaende, und Futtermittelgesetzbuch”, or “German food,
Commodities and Animal Feed of Law”, or “Law on the groceries and foods for animals”, similar to
American NSF to the certification Food Grade. The LFGB mark guarantees that the product has overcome
the tests conforming to the CE and LFGB normative for the determination of the appropriateness of
materials and plastic / synthetic objects in contact with groceries.

The PAHS mark is for “Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons” or “Aromatic and Polycyclic Hydrocarbons”.
The PAHS mark certifies that all the pipes and the components in plastics don’t contain aromatic oils and
therefore they are not carcinogenic.

Il marchio GS sta per Geprüfte Sicherheit ovvero “sicurezza verificata”. Il marchio GS è un marchio di sicurezza volontario, apprezzato e tenuto in grande considerazione sia dai consumatori sia dagli stessi produttori tedeschi. Molti consumatori vedono il marchio GS come una garanzia di qualità. Qualunque prodotto elettrico, meccanico o elettromeccanico contrassegnato dal marchio GS è stato testato ed è risultato conforme ai requisiti minimi fissati dalla legge tedesca sulla sicurezza delle apparecchiature e dei prodotti. Il marchio GS è un marchio autorizzato dal governo tedesco, che può essere emesso soltanto da un ente accreditato per le certificazioni e le prove di sicurezza sui prodotti.

Our products are covered by the CB Scheme, issued by SGS; one mark worldwide’ ideal that manufacturers
and retailers long for. The IECEE CB Scheme is an international system for mutual acceptance of CB
test reports and certificates covering the safety of electrical and electronic products and components.
The IEC CB is a multilateral scheme among participating countries and certification organizations, based
on the use of international (IEC) standards.It allows manufacturers that obtained a CB certificate from
a National Certification Body (NCB) to obtain a certification mark from another NCB which is recognized
in the country where that NCB is located.

Achieving SGS EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) certification will make the task of applying for the
various regional certification marks, or obtaining approval in specific markets, simple and efficient. Our
EMC mark demonstrates to your clients that your products meet the European EMC requirements. Global
markets are becoming increasingly regulated. EMC testing is designed to measure the electromagnetic
emissions and vulnerability to electromagnetic interference of electrical and electronic products.

The RoHS mark. This Mark (RoHS – Restriction on hazardous substances) means that in the product they
are not present the substances banished by RoHS. The substances banished by RoHS in the Electric and
Electronics Equipments are listed below: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated
biphenyls (PBB) and ether polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE).

The “Crossed -out wheeled dustbin” mark: means the prohibition to digest the electric appliances in the
unsorted municipal waste, but to use separate collection facilities. It is necessary to contact the local
authorities to have information regarding the collection systems available. If electrical appliances are
disposed of in landfills or dumps, hazardous substances can leak into the groundwater and get into the
food chain, damaging your health and well-being. When replacing old appliances with new ones, the
retailer is legally obligated to take back old appliance for disposals at least free of charge.

The RoHS/WEEE – Lead free labels, Lead (PB) Free content mark is declared on the products where there
is no lead in the plating (100% tin or gold as termination finishes) & the product does not contain any of
the other substances restricted under RoHS.

The Ulka Pump mark means that we use only ULKA PUMPS (vibration glow-wire EP-4 pumps for our
capsules coffee machines & vibration EP-5 pumps for our pods coffee machines).

PANAFE LVD Certifications

The LVD mark, known as Low Voltage Directive, ensures that electrical equipment within certain voltage limits provides a high level of protection for all the consumers.