31 Jul 2012

Ansty (nr Coventry), UK – Intertek, a global leader in quality and safety solutions for a wide range of industries, announces that it has received Nadcap accreditation, AC7101 for Materials Testing of Thermally Sprayed Coatings and Nadcap recognition for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality.

This latest accreditation adds to existing Intertek Nadcap accreditations. Intertek works with clients to meet their specific accreditation needs including AC7122 non-metallic materials testing, based within the Intertek North American laboratory network.

Intertek delivers a comprehensive suite of aerospace auditing, inspection, testing, quality assurance and certification services. From EMC testing and life cycle performance to materials and plastic testing and management systems certification, expert testing, certification and consulting services Intertek's services are aligned to the requirements of multinational clients.

“This accreditation strengthens the Intertek offering to the global aerospace industry and highlights our quality and expertise for both materials and non-metallics testing. This unique combination of state-of-the-art testing facilities, coupled with our customer-oriented approach and global reach of expertise, provide our clients with an experienced and expedited time to market no one else in the world can deliver.” Neil Cook, Laboratory Director, Intertek Ansty and Derby.

“Achieving Nadcap accreditation is not easy: it is one of the ways in which the aerospace industry identifies those who excel at manufacturing quality product through superior special processes. Companies such as Intertek work hard to obtain this status and they should be justifiably proud of it,” said Joe Pinto, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute. “PRI is proud to support continual improvement in the aerospace industry by helping companies such as Intertek be successful and we look forward to continuing to assist the industry moving forward.”

Further information can be found here:


Neil Cook
Laboratory Director, Intertek Ansty and Derby
Telephone: +44 (0) 1332 240098

Lorna Kettle, European Marketing and Communication Manager
Intertek Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 721 1476

About Intertek
Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 30,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world. Visit www.intertek.com

About Nadcap
Created in 1990 by SAE Inc., Nadcap is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI exists to advance the interests of the mobility and related industries through development of performance standards and administration of quality assurance, accreditation, and certification programs as well as related activities for the benefit of industry, government, and the general public. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at www.pri-network.org or contact PRI at PRINadcap@sae.org