Intertek Organizes an International Symposium on Global RoHS Enforcement for Shanghai, China on November 16, 2007

    KANATA, ON, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Intertek Ageus Solutions
(, a business unit of Intertek, is pleased to announce
that Intertek (, a global leader in product testing, analysis
and certification, at the direction of the Ministry of Information Industry
(MII) of the People's Republic of China, has organized a symposium dealing
with the enforcement and implementation of global RoHS compliance. The
symposium, to be held in Shanghai, China on November 16, 2007, will cover the
topics of enforcement of EU RoHS, China RoHS (China's Administrative Measure
on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Products) and Korea RoHS, as
well as the compliance strategies applied by electronics brand-owners.
    The panel for the conference consists of representatives from government
and enforcement agencies, and the electronics industry and is intended to
provide insight into global RoHS enforcement and compliance for electronics
suppliers, manufacturers and distributors. The one-day conference features
presentations on:

    - China RoHS enforcement by Mr. Huang Jian-zhong (MII, China),
    - Korea RoHS enforcement by Mr. Francis Kang (Korea Electronics
      Association, Korea)
    - EU RoHS enforcement in Denmark by Mr. Torben Norlem (Ministry of
      Environment, Denmark),
    - EU RoHS enforcement in UK and EU by Mr. Chris Smith (National Weights
      and Measures Laboratory, UK)
    - EU RoHS enforcement in Belgium by Mr. Denis Pohl (Directorate-General
      Environment and Product Policy, Belgium)

    In addition to presentations on the enforcement of global RoHS
legislation, case studies and global environmental compliance strategies for
the electronics industry will also be discussed by representatives from:

    - GE Healthcare, US
    - Dell, China
    - HP, US
    - Intertek Ageus Solutions, Canada

    For more information on the conference and to register visit:

    or contact:

    Ms. Ikea Wang:        e-mail:
                          phone:  86 021-60917472

    or Mr. Breath Chen:   e-mail:
                          phone: 86 021-60917523

    About Intertek:

    Intertek is a leading international provider of quality and safety
services to a wide range of global and local industries. Partnership with
Intertek brings increased value to customers' products and processes,
ultimately supporting their success in the global marketplace.
    Our range of services helps customers, such as manufacturers, retailers,
governments and traders, advance their reputations and master the increasingly
complex regulatory issues of the international market.
    Intertek has been approved as an authorized supervising inspectorate. Our
auditors' expertise and responsiveness help customers verify that their
Restricted and Hazardous Substance Process Management Systems are effective,
and can resolve the challenges and bottlenecks accompanying the increased
demands of environmental compliance.

    About Intertek Ageus Solutions

    Intertek Ageus Solutions has extensive experience in international
environmental regulation serving clients in the US, Canada, UK, France,
Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, New Zealand,
Taiwan, and China.

For further information:

For further information: Nicole Cooper, (613) 599-4321,,

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