April Products & Retail News Vol 153

Special Features:

Shadow Minister opens UK's largest textile testing lab at Intertek Leigh

After extensive renovation and expansion, Intertek has officially opened the UK’s largest textile testing laboratory at Intertek Leigh. This facility will offer textile manufacturers and retailers testing, inspection, performance assurance and certification services including fire analysis, chemical testing and flammability.


Intertek Develops Activewear Testing Solutions for Apparel and Footwear Industry

To assist apparel and footwear manufacturers in meeting the growing demands of their customers, Intertek has developed comprehensive performance tests for fitness apparel and footwear worn in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.


Intertek Labs in the Americas and European Union Gain Notified Body Status for Gulf Mark (G Mark) Scheme

Intertek has announced the approval of laboratories in Brazil, the U.S., U.K., Germany and Sweden as notified bodies to test and certify low-voltage electrical products for the Gulf mark (G mark) scheme. This approval allows Intertek to greater localize its services to clients looking to enter the Gulf market.


Registration and the Certificate of Inspection for Exports to Egypt

New decrees from the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade in Egypt are introducing significant changes to the expanded list of regulated products and the import clearance procedure. Under these new standards, registration of licensed factories and a certificate of inspection are mandatory for all regulated products exported to Egypt.


New Energy Efficiency Requirements for Lighting Products and Lamps in Saudi Arabia

New technical regulations from the Saudi Standards and Quality Organization (SASO), in coordination with the Saudi Energy Efficiency Center (SEEC) will be enforced on imported and locally manufactured products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia beginning May 1, 2016.

Company Activity:

Intertek and Electrical Safety First support industry with product safety seminar

To promote the best practices in product safety, Intertek partnered with UK safety Charity Electrical Safety First to conduct the ‘Safety in Mind – the non-standard approach’ seminar. The program included discussion of the importance of the ‘right the first time’ approach to product safety and the need for products to comply with safety standards before they reach the market.


Intertek Exhibits at Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair 2016

Intertek's experts on comprehensive quality solutions for premiums exhibited at the Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, the world’s largest fair of its kind, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre April 27-30. Co-organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, the fair attracted more than 4,200 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions during the four-day event. Along with presenting the latest giftware products, the fair provided an ideal one-stop marketing and sourcing platform for international buyers and suppliers.

Tradegood:

First Tradegood Café Showroom Opening Soon in China

Tradegood would like to officially invite you to our Tradegood Café Showroom in Guangzhou, China on May 10th, 2016. It extends the concept of Tradegood Trend Boutique to other industries, focusing on building materials, hotel products, lighting products, etc. Join us at our grand opening event and get to know us, or visit us anytime at your convenience!

Date: May 10, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Venue: Room D401 4th Floor of South Tower, Liwan Plaza, Liwan District, Guangzhou (ICBC)


Tradegood Buyer Summit in Hangzhou, China

On May 19th, 2016, Tradegood will hold an exciting buyer summit, focusing on the toy industry at the E.C World e-commerce park in Hangzhou. It provides the latest supply-chain intelligence and sourcing insights, opportunities for face-to-face communication between buyers and suppliers, a factory showcase and a host of other exciting activities to help buyers connect with a wide range of Chinese suppliers at their doorstep.

RSVP at tradegood.com

 

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