Intertek Ageus Solutions Expands to Toronto, Offering Local Companies an Open Door to the World



    Guidance, Consultancy, Strategy Development and Analysis Services for
    RoHS, WEEE, REACH & Green Initiatives

    TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek Ageus Solutions
(www.ageussolutions.com), a leader in global environmental compliance,
consulting, technology services and product stewardship has arrived in Toronto
and is pleased to create a local portal for Toronto companies looking to
expand their sales internationally and at home. Through its Toronto office,
Intertek Ageus Solutions offers world leading services in environmental and
green compliance including guidance, consultancy, strategy development,
analysis, registration and reporting services related to international and
domestic environmental regulations including RoHS, WEEE and REACH as well as
industry- and consumer-driven demands for greener business practices.
    Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions to
industries around the world and adds value to the products and processes of
our customers to facilitate their success in the global marketplace. Intertek
has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through
its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 23,000 people
in 110 countries around the world. Intertek Ageus Solutions operates within
this network to provide complete quality and safety solutions to support our
customers from all types of industry in their global trade by combining
international reach with local expertise.
    Intertek Ageus Solutions' customers include some of the world's leading
brands, major global and local companies and governments. Our services are
designed to assist clients, both, local and international, small and large,
gain competitive advantage by expanding market access and preventing sales
disruptions due to non-compliance with complex international standards.
    "Historically, Intertek Ageus Solutions has had a large client base in
the GTA and it was the next logical step to provide them with a dedicated
representative that resides in their area," notes Bruce Calder, General
Manager of Intertek Ageus Solutions. "With the move into the GTA, clients can
expect the same dedicated service with the additional bonus of having a local
rep to meet with directly. This expansion reinforces Intertek Ageus Solutions'
approach to client relationships as strategic partnerships rather than simply
transactional business."
    Our services are uniquely tailored to our clients' specific needs and
business structures and include solutions to:

    
    - EU's REACH Directive
      - On-Call REACH Consulting
      - REACH Only Representative
      - REACH Outsourcing
      - REACH Registration
      - REACH Pre-Registration
      - REACH Testing
      - REACH Audit
      - REACH SVHC

    - Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) EU & abroad
      - Restricted Substances Consulting Services
      - RoHS Product Conversion
      - RoHS Compliance Assurance
      - RoHS Product Certification
      - China RoHS
      - Korea RoHS
      - Japan Green
      - TSCA
      - California Proposition 65

    - End-of-Life Compliance EU & abroad
      - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Registration &
        Reporting
      - WEEE Treatment Instructions
      - Packaging and Battery Compliance
      - US and Canadian E-Waste
      - End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV)

    - Energy-using Products (EuP) Consulting
      - Carbon Footprinting
      - Product Stewardship
      - Global Consulting
    

    For more information on Intertek Ageus Solutions' services, please visit
our website www.ageussolutions.com, send us an email at ageus@intertek.com or
call us at 613-858-RoHS (7647).

    About Intertek Ageus Solutions

    Ageus Solutions, a unit of Intertek Testing Services, is a leader in
global environmental compliance, consulting, technology services and product
stewardship. Intertek Ageus Solutions provides a comprehensive approach to
compliance including on-call consulting, product testing and analysis, and
corporate education. Intertek Ageus Solutions offers compliance services
related to chemicals and materials restrictions (REACH, RoHS, TSCA and
California Proposition 65); electronic products, treatment instructions and 
e-waste (WEEE, Japan Green); and by-product waste requirements (including
battery, cable and packaging requirements.) Intertek Ageus Solutions is the
North American leader in Japan Green, RoHS, WEEE, and China RoHS compliance,
providing manufacturers with the expertise to meet and surmount the challenges
presented by these and other emerging environmental regulations. Intertek
Ageus Solutions has implemented environmental compliance solutions for
hundreds of manufacturers and distributors from across the globe including
Europe, the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Taiwan and
China.

    About Intertek

    Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a
wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to
testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to
adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in
the global marketplace.
    Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its
customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and
over 21,000 people in 110 countries around the world.




For further information:

For further information: Michael Fry, Manager, Global Services, Intertek
Ageus Solutions, (905) 678-7820 ext 4270, Cell: (613) 858-RoHS (7647),
michael.fry@intertek.com; Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications Director,
Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-4321, nicole.cooper@intertek.com;
www.intertek.com

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