What is the KCC certificate？
In order to make consumers can more clearly understand the purchase will be marked on product Certification marks, and to reduce the financial burden of product manufacturers a variety of Certification fees, south Korea technology standard institute (katz) announced on August 20, 2008, will begin on January 1, 2009 new KC Certification system (Chesapeake Certification) Certification.The plan, which began in July 2009, has been spearheaded by the ministry of knowledge and economics, which is expected to expand to all sectors by the end of 2010.The implementation plan of the KC logo is as follows: December 2008: amendments to the basic law of the state and its enforcement order;July 2009: the ministry of knowledge economy began to implement and adopt the national unified KC logo;January 2009 ~ December 2010: revised laws relating to standard certification;January 2011: apply the KC logo to all certifications.
The ministry of knowledge economy (MKE) announced on August 25, 2008 that the national standards board would implement a new national unified certification Mark, known as the KC Mark, from July 2009 to December 2010.
The new sign is called KC Mark, which represents Korea Certification.The current 13 mandatory symbols will be eventually unified under the new logo.
One result of this move is to reduce the cost of certification fees for suppliers, and to make KC Mark a global brand.However, there is a disadvantage that the recently issued KCC logo will only be implemented for a few years and will eventually be unified into the new KC logo.