Intertek CEO Visits China and Signs Strategic Partnership with CCIC and CQC to Promote Technical Innovation and Quality Assurance

BEIJING, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ -- Recently Andre Lacroix, CEO of Intertek Group plc, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, visited Beijing and met with leaders of government bodies, and industry associations including General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ), Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM), China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products (CCCMHPIE), Chinese Society of Inspection and Quarantine (CSIQ), China Certification & Inspection Group Co., Ltd. (CCIC) and China Quality Certification Centre (CQC).

Andre Lacroix and the leaders held in-depth talks and discussed how Intertek will continue to support Chinese manufacturers to align their products and supply chains with industry standards and consumers' needs for safety and quality, and to strengthen overall product quality for international and domestic trade.

Mr Lacroix said: "China is a very important country for Intertek and we are delighted to witness the commitment of the Chinese government in developing the testing, inspection and certification industry. We will continue to work closely with the government bodies and their industry stakeholders to support the growth of both the domestic and international manufacturing and service industry'.

During the visit, a memorandum for strategic partnership was signed between CCIC, CQC and Intertek to further develop the cooperation and leveraging of mutual resources between the parties, aimed at providing customers with innovative and bespoke Total Quality Assurance Solutions and Services across different industry sectors. As the first international third party quality and safety service provider entering China in 1989, and with its industry leading technical expertise and its commitment to bringing quality and safety to life, Intertek will continue to support China in promoting technical innovation and quality assurance.

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 40,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains.

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