Intertek Global RoHS Enforcement Update - EU RoHS, China RoHS, Korea RoHS



    KANATA, ON, Dec. 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek (www.intertek-rohs.com), the
world leading third party testing and inspection service, successfully hosted
the "Global RoHS Enforcement International Forum" in Shanghai and Taiwan on
November 16 and 19, 2007 focusing on emerging information regarding the
enforcement of EU RoHS, China RoHS, Korea RoHS (comprising WEEE-, RoHS-, and
ELV-type requirements) and Taiwan Green Mark Certification.
    Experts from EU RoHS enforcement authorities and the Ministry of
Information Industry of China, along with representatives from the electronics
industry, including Fortune 500 multinational companies, were invited to
attend. The conferences aimed to share information and experiences, promote
positive work that enforcement authorities are doing in EU and China, and
highlight what brand companies are doing to satisfy various environmental
regulatory requirements globally. The conferences are part of Intertek's
efforts to provide value-added services to its clients, while strengthening
the cooperation between Intertek and the RoHS enforcement bodies of different
countries.
    The conference participants experienced positive and open interactions
with panel speakers. They expressed their hopes of Intertek organizing similar
high-level forums and conferences in the future, helping them stay current on
various environmental regulatory requirements globally. In the Shanghai forum
especially, Mr. Huang Jian-Zhong, on behalf of the Ministry of Information
Industry of China, highly appreciated Intertek's efforts in promoting China
RoHS, and its continual work in bridging the exchange between the directive
policymakers and the enforcement bodies.
    With its expertise and resources, Intertek is best placed to hold such
high-level conferences and seminars, facilitating information exchange and
supporting clients' success in global markets.

    
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    - Presentations from Governmental RoHS Agency Officials include:
           - Chris Smith - NWML UK
           - Huang Jian-Zhong - China MII
           - Torben Norlem - Ministry of Environment- Denmark
           - Mei-Tsu Lim - Taiwan Bureau of Standards, Metrology and
             Inspection (BSMI)
           - Denis Pohl - Ministry of Environment - Belgium
           - Francis Kang - Korea Electronics Association
    - Latest Information on EU RoHS, China RoHS, Korea RoHS
    - Presentations from Intertek RoHS Experts
    - Intertek Global RoHS Overview and RoHS Compliance Services
    

    About Intertek

    Intertek is a leading international service provider of quality and
safety testing and compliance services to a wide range of industries. With
international headquarters in London, Intertek covers the world through its
more than 930 laboratories and offices and 21,000 employees. Intertek has
invested in supply chain advisory and training resources in key centers
worldwide in order to provide the highest level of service. Intertek's
advisory teams focus on developing new initiatives while assisting our clients
with special projects and reporting. These advisory teams have established
themselves as the leaders in the field, working on cutting edge programs for
our clients.

    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 with e-waste requirements including product conversion, material
declaration, government reporting and due diligence documentation. 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.




For further information:

For further information: Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications
Director, Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-4321, info@ageussolutions.com
www.ageussolutions.com, www.intertek-rohs.com

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