New state of the art facilities strengthen Intertek’s leading Position in Electrical and Wireless

Intertek Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for New Office in Gunpo, South Korea

May 19, 2016

(Seoul, South Korea) Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, hosted an official opening ceremony for its new office in Gunpo, South Korea yesterday. Some 100 customers attended the grand opening ceremony, marking an important milestone for Intertek Korea.

The new Intertek office in Gunpo spans five operational floors at the Intertek Building, offering a new, state-of-the-art 10-m electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) chamber with additional chambers for safety and EMC testing of electrical and wireless products. These new facilities strengthen Intertek’s leading position as a quality assurance provider in Korea delivering the full range of testing capabilities for both EU and US markets, covering safety, energy efficiency, chemical, EMC, and radio frequency testing.

Mr. Gregg Tiemann, EVP of Americas, North Asia and Australasia at Intertek, stated during his opening address, “I am truly honored to be here today to take part in the grand opening of Intertek Korea’s Gunpo laboratory. Intertek is excited to be a part of the economic growth and expansion in one of the wealthiest nations in the world. Our advanced center of excellence will support the global exportation of products and the provision of essential quality assurance solutions for our esteemed customers year after year.”

Ms. Christina Law, Chief Executive, North East Asia at Intertek, added, “As South Korea—one of the four Asian Tigers and specifically revered as the East Asian Miracle—continues to shine on the world stage with her ever-growing innovations and continued promise to foster quality manufacturing, Intertek will work side by side with Korean companies to bring quality and safety to consumers’ lives all over the world.”

The ceremony was followed by a celebratory dinner hosted at the new location. All guests in attendance were highly enthused about the enhanced Total Quality Assurance solutions Intertek offers with this new center location.

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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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