Intertek Strengthens Commitment to Total Quality Assurance with ISO 17020 Accreditation for Third-Party Inspection Services

January 30, 2019

Paris, France – Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has received accreditation from COFRAC* (French Accreditation Body) in compliance with ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as a type A inspection body.  

Achieving accreditation to industry standards such as 17020:2012 deepens Intertek’s recognition as a global leader in third-party inspection services.  Our most recent accreditation, applicable for third-party inspection during  manufacturing of equipment, structures and materials used for oil and gas installations focused on exploration activities, demonstrates our continued commitment to high-quality, independent quality assurance services delivered to customers around the world.  

Intertek’s trusted inspection services are critical for customers in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, chemical, power generation, transportation and construction.  Regardless of project size or location, customers want assurance that their local and international supply chain providers are meeting required specifications, codes and standards.  With expert personnel strategically located in the world’s major industrial centers, coupled with our passion for innovation, Intertek delivers the peace of mind that comes with mitigated risk, reduced cost, schedule precision, and much-enhanced safety to minimize the total cost of quality.  

* Accreditation n°3-1591, scope available on 


About Intertek:

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 44,000 people in more than 100 countries delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely. 



Stéphane Medjahdi