Intertek Opens New Food Testing and Analysis Laboratory in the UK

  Intertek Opens New Food Testing and Analysis Laboratory in the UK  Business Wire  LONDON -- March 12, 2014  Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has opened a new UKAS accredited food laboratory in Derby, Derbyshire. The new laboratory will offer 24/7 testing and analysis services, expertise, and support to local, regional and global clients. Strengthening the existing operations in the UK, the state-of-the-art laboratory will focus on providing high quality results and quick turnaround times for all microbiological testing requirements.  Chetan Parmar, Senior Vice President for Food Services and the Managing Director for UK and Ireland at Intertek, states: “We are delighted to be increasing our operations here in the UK where we can provide additional support to our clients within the food industry. Our experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience and can offer practical solutions to customers around the world.”  The Derby facility is part of a global network of laboratories and will work with other Intertek laboratories in the UK and around the globe to provide clients with extended expertise, services, and quality results. In-house expertise and analytical resources provide clients with the testing, auditing, certification, advisory and training services that they need.                                     - ENDS –  About Intertek  Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. For more information visit www.intertek.com  Contact:  Intertek Media contact Natalie Smith Global Marketing Manager Tel: + 44 (0) 161 245 8077 Email: Natalie.smith@intertek.com or Business Development Contact Carl Rowley Business Development Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1782 822355 Email: foodservicesuk@intertek.com