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:: Intertek Extends Analytical Research Laboratory Capabilities in the USA
Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, has expanded its analytical testing services to materials and industrial products clients in the USA with a new laboratory in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The new facility is called Intertek Analytical Sciences Americas (ASA).
Intertek will provide high-end expert analytical laboratory services from the ASA lab to a wide range of industries and markets, as part of a long-term laboratory outsourcing agreement with Air Products, a leading industrial gases company. The laboratory has significant expertise and state-of-the-art instrumentation in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), microscopy, spectroscopy, chromatography, surface science and other analytical techniques used by clients for R&D, quality control, failure analysis and trouble-shooting needs and support.
Intertek ASA’s staff includes scientists and technicians with years of experience with industrial materials and processes. The lab complements laboratory-based troubleshooting, problem-solving, new product research and development analytical testing support services that Intertek currently provides to clients in North America and globally.
“We are pleased to launch new commercial laboratory operations from the Intertek ASA Allentown location. The laboratory’s advanced technologies and methods enable our North American clients to take full advantage of resident world-class analysis capabilities and expertise," said Neil Chapman, Vice President of Intertek Analytical Services for the Americas.
Monty Alger, chief technology officer for Air Products, said: “We welcome this commercial arrangement with Intertek. The establishment of Intertek ASA ensures continued access to world class laboratory services and experts, helping support our business."
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