30 Dec 2014

Making a Declaration of Conformity for CE Marking in Europe? Avoid 5 common mistakes.

Whilst making a Declaration of Conformity is a common activity for many manufacturers, there are a number of common mistakes that can be avoided.

23 Dec 2014

The Whole Product Package

Evaluating the entire lifespan of a package - from raw materials to packaging production and from transportation to store shelves - will produce more successful results in the protection of the product.

16 Dec 2014

Sharing the Intertek Experience

Recent Podcast helps share Intertek’s capabilities.

09 Dec 2014

New major investments in the Ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam

Intertek is ready to respond to this new growth.

18 Nov 2014

Ensure Safety During the Holidays

A happy holiday season is one that begins and ends with everyone's safety.

11 Nov 2014

Flying Blind: New Minerals Processing Technologies and Plant Design - Part 2

New minerals processing techniques may offer you increased efficiency or may saddle your project with a white elephant, and finding out ahead of time is not always straight forward.

04 Nov 2014

Getting extra value out of your testing and certification investment?

Improve the ROI on your testing and certification programme: 3 tips to get more from your compliance investment.

28 Oct 2014

Halloween Horror Stories: Looking to the past to ensure a safe holiday

Although Halloween is intended to scare, no company wants to sell, supply or manufacture an unsafe product this holiday season.

21 Oct 2014

Flying Blind: New Minerals Processing Technologies and Plant Design - Part 1

New minerals processing techniques may offer you increased efficiency or may saddle your project with a white elephant, and finding out ahead of time is not always straight forward.

14 Oct 2014

Opportunities in Africa

It’s a good time to be in Africa.

30 Sep 2014

Just How Can I Achieve 'Asset Light Expansion' in my Growth Markets? Part 2

Examining the options in terms of outsourcing, partnering or building your own laboratory facilities for quality and safety testing

25 Sep 2014

Just How Can I Achieve 'Asset Light Expansion' in my Growth Markets?

Examining the options in terms of outsourcing, partnering or building your own laboratory facilities for quality and safety testing.

22 Sep 2014

China: A Regulatory Update

Changes in novel food regulations will impact new and existing novel food products.

16 Sep 2014

Is your consumer product in compliance with California Proposition 65?

Failure to be in compliance can lead to law suits, heavy penalties and court-mandated reformulation.

10 Sep 2014

How Competitive Intelligence Can Win Business

Competitive Intelligence helps to identify how your product compares to competitors and provides you with data-driven information that can be leveraged for space on retailers' shelves.

03 Sep 2014

Designing a new product? Pitfalls and common issues.

Designing a new product? Understand the pitfalls and common issues by engaging with Intertek’s training solutions early on.

28 Aug 2014

Durian Tested for Degree of Ripeness

A Farmer in Thailand was jailed for selling unripe Durian. But why? And why should we care?

26 Aug 2014

Part 3 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products

Are you making or importing a Product? Are you sure?

19 Aug 2014

Monitoring Pipelines for Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion

Pipeline failure can have serious consequences in the oil and gas industry. Understanding and mitigating the causes of failure is a vital part of pipeline maintenance and is a valued service provided by Intertek.

07 Aug 2014

Highly Anticipated Report on Phthalates Recommends CPSC Ban New Phthalates in Toys and Child Care Articles

On July 28, 2014, the CPSC Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel released its highly anticipated report on the use of phthalates in toys and children’s products.

05 Aug 2014

Skimping on Testing? It’ll Cost You

Testing early and often is one of the most cost-effective ways to develop a quality product

29 Jul 2014

A Closer Look at EVs and FCVs: Competing or Complimentary Technologies?

What are the competing or complementary technologies of EVs and FCVs?

22 Jul 2014

The EV Advantage

In part two of this three part series, we’ll take a closer look at the electric vehicle advantage and energy efficiency advantage

15 Jul 2014

Fuel Cells vs Batteries in the Automotive Sector

What are the benefits of fuel cell vehicles?

19 Jun 2014

Expert Insights: Understanding the current state of the Shale Industry

Get a closer look at the state of the Shale market as highlights from this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) were captured by one of the leading experts in the industry today.

29 May 2014

A Closer Look: Wireless Charging Might Just Free You from 'Cable'

Wireless charging allows a mobile device to be charged through electromagnetic induction without wires attached. But how?

15 May 2014

A Closer Look: AHJs and the Need for Third-Party Qualified Personnel

Today, building and electrical codes are more complex than ever. But what does this mean for Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs)?

06 May 2014

A Closer Look: Lubricant, Fuels and Other Fluids are Critical to the Aviation Industry

Lubricants and fuels help ensure that engines and other systems operate smoothly, but they must be monitored.

22 Apr 2014

Crude Oil: Demanding quality sampling and testing is not 'Crude' at all

Recent developments in the United States Shale regions have prompted a new, more defined focus by regulatory agencies on the produced materials from this region.

18 Apr 2014

A Closer Look: Chocolate Easter Eggs, The Global Supply Chain

The average chunk of chocolate undergoes hundreds of assessments from the day the cocoa seed is planted.

03 Apr 2014

Requirements for a Gluten-Free Food Label

Do you know about the regulatory requirements for food labeling, specifically when it comes to gluten free products?

24 Mar 2014

A Closer Look: Korean Market Now has Access to CAPA

The Korean market will now have access to CAPA parts as an alternative to OEM.

05 Mar 2014

Part 2 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products

Are you making or importing a mixture? Are you sure?

20 Feb 2014

A Closer Look: Oil Refineries Require Care and Feeding To Thrive

Several factors come into play.

10 Feb 2014

Making Sense of the RoHS2 Directive for Medical Devices

Learn more today about non-electrical items and if they are included in the RoHS2 directive.

21 Jan 2014

Importance of Scientific Methodology Evaluation

Proper planning, execution, and interpretation of toxicology studies are critical in obtaining reliable and useable results.

10 Jan 2014

A Closer Look: EFSA-SC Weighs in on Endocrine Disruptors

What are the differences between endocrine active substances and endocrine disruptors?

08 Jan 2014

Update: RoHS 2 Deadline for July 22, 2014

When is RoHS 2 compliance required for declaration of CE Mark?