15 Jun 2015

Chicago – Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, will present a special session on furniture testing and certification today during NeoCon 2015. The session, led by Brian Kneibel, Intertek’s Furniture Business Line Lead, and Randy Ruster, Senior Manager of Product Codes and Standards at Herman Miller, Inc. will provide an overview of current testing and regulation for furniture in the North American commercial marketplace.

During the one-hour session, Kneibel and Ruster will review relevant testing standards in detail, with a focus on performance durability, electrical safety, flammability and environmental sustainability. The session will also include information on ways to properly apply standards to products, common mistakes to avoid, standards in development and anticipated, and considerations for entering a new market or product segment.

The presentation will take place at 1:00 pm in room 1473C at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, during the largest commercial interiors show in North America.

Intertek is an experienced industry leader in furniture testing, including physical characteristics, safety, construction properties, durability, and performance. Manufacturers and industry associations rely on Intertek for our commitment to customer service, expertise, and quality testing, as well as our speed to market. Learn more about Intertek’s offerings at www.intertek.com/furniture.

About Intertek
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes.  With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 38,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.

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For Intertek:

Cheryl Prejsnar
Public Relations Manager
(630) 481-3185