20 Mar 2024

London, UK: Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, today announces the grand opening of its latest Intertek Caleb Brett laboratory, strategically situated on the island of O’ahu, Hawaii. This state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of quality assurance and consumer confidence in jet fuel, a critical component used by the aviation industry in Hawaii and around the world.

Intertek Caleb Brett's latest laboratory is outfitted with state-of-the-art technology to conduct comprehensive testing of jet fuel, aligning with the stringent ASTM D1655 specification, a global standard for quality. This ensures a thorough assessment of a variety of essential parameters critical to the fuel's safety, reliability and performance. Through this advanced capability, the laboratory stands at the forefront of certifying jet fuel quality, playing a pivotal role in maintaining the high standards which are essential to the aviation sector.

With a wide array of jet fuel testing services, Intertek Caleb Brett is dedicated to upholding the safety, environmental standards and performance of aviation fuels. The scope of its testing extends across numerous aspects, including chemical composition, physical properties, environmental considerations, and overall performance metrics. Evaluations cover a wide range of factors such as acidity, sulfur content, distillation properties, flash point and API gravity/density. By conducting these detailed analyses, Intertek Caleb Brett not only ensures compliance with industry standards but also significantly contributes to enhancing the safety and operational efficiency of air travel worldwide.

"The opening of our O’ahu laboratory underscores our dedication to providing our clients with the most comprehensive and reliable jet fuel testing services available," said Ian Galloway, Executive Vice President, Intertek Caleb Brett. "With our global network and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to meet the growing demand for quality assurance in aviation fuels, supporting the industry’s commitment to safety and environmental responsibility."

The establishment of the O’ahu laboratory is part of Intertek Caleb Brett’s ongoing effort to expand its services and reach, offering clients around the world access to state-of-the-art testing facilities and science-based analysis. This new facility not only enhances Intertek’s capabilities but also contributes to the economic growth and technological advancement of Hawaii, positioning the company as a key player in the aviation industry’s future.

Intertek Caleb Brett has provided global, professional and reliable bulk commodity inspection quantity and quality services for more than 130 years, including crude oil, fuels, grains, fertilizers and many other products. Intertek also provides a comprehensive range of inspection services across the world, encompassing major ports and petroleum refining facilities, and petrochemical producing regions.

For more information, please visit intertek.com/caleb-brett

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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 46,000 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.