Intertek Group Plc
Intertek Group Plc provides quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. It operates its business through five divisions: Industry & Assurance; Commodities; Consumer Goods; Commercial & Electrical and Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals. The Industry and Assurance division provides a diverse range of services to help customers meet global quality standards. It also provides certification services, second-party supplier auditing, sustainability data verification and process performance analysis. The Commodities division provides independent cargo inspection, analytical assessment, calibration and related research and technical services to the petroleum, mining, minerals and biofuels industries. It also provides services to governments and regulatory bodies to support trade activities that help the flow of goods across borders. The Consumer Goods division provides services to the textiles, toys, footwear, hard lines, and food and retail industries. This segment offers expertise on issues ranging from restricted hazardous substance and sustainability, to supply chain security and legislation relating to environmental, ethical and trade security issues. Its services include testing, inspection, auditing, advisory services, quality assurance and hazardous substance testing. The Commercial and Electrical division provides manufacturers and retailers with the most comprehensive scope of safety, performance and quality testing and certification services. It supports customers in a wide range of industries including home appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical, building, industrial and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, information and communications technology, renewable energy and automotive. The Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals division serves wide range of industries, including chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and automotive and aerospace. It offers advanced laboratory measurement and expert consultancy related technical support services and sustainability solutions. The company was founded by Caleb Brett in 1885 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.