Intertek in Ottawa Offers Local Companies an Open Door to the World



    Guidance, Consultancy, Strategy Development and Analysis for GREEN,
    Medical, Electrical Safety, EMC, Telecom & Performance Compliance
    Services in Ottawa

    OTTAWA, Oct. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek (www.intertek.com), the leading
provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries
around the world, has arrived in Ottawa creating a local portal for Ottawa
companies looking to expand their sales internationally and at home. Through
its Ottawa office, Intertek Ageus Solutions (www.ageussolutions.com), Intertek
offers solutions for all matters of compliance ranging from medical and
electrical safety, to telecom and performance compliance services, in addition
to world leading services in environmental and green compliance. Intertek's
services include certification and testing for electrical and safety (examples
- ETL, CE, GS, and NOM marking), environmental requirements (examples - RoHS
and REACH), building products (examples - Warnock Hersey and LEED) and medical
device licensing (examples - Notified body assessments for CE marking and FDA
501-K).
    Intertek's quality and safety solutions add value to the products and
processes of our customers by facilitating 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, located in Ottawa, operates within this network to provide complete
quality and safety solutions to support our customers from virtually all
industries 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 - local and international, small and large - gain
competitive edge by opening doors and helping to avoid sales disruptions due
to non-compliance with complex international standards.
    Our services are uniquely tailored to our clients' specific needs and
business structures and include global regulatory compliance, product
certification, technology services, and laboratory services for a wide range
of industries, including telecommunication equipment, electronics, cosmetics,
pharmaceuticals, musical instruments, textiles and many others. Intertek helps
clients ensure corporate and product compliance with the vast range of global
regulations related to products of all kinds.
    "Ottawa has a vibrant high tech and medical products industry," says
Bruce Calder, General Manager of Intertek Ageus Solutions. "By bringing world
class certification, testing, and registration services to Ottawa, we will
further enable Ottawa companies to gain market access worldwide."
    For more information on Intertek's services, please visit
www.ageussolutions.com, send an email to ageus@intertek.com or call at
613-599-4321.

    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 23,000 people in 110 countries around the world.
    For further information, visit www.intertek.com




For further information:

For further information: Jonathan Hughes, Manager, Business Development,
Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-3166 x2222, jonathan.hughes@intertek.com;
Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications Director, Intertek Ageus Solutions,
(613) 599-4321, ageus@intertek.com; www.intertek.com; www.ageussolutions.com

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