Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Intertek opens textiles & apparel testing lab in Sri Lanka
Intertek opens textiles & apparel testing lab in Sri Lanka
07
Feb '14
Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, announces the opening of a new textiles and apparel testing laboratory in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka, to serve retailers, brands and manufacturers of adult apparel, children’s apparel, fashion accessories and household textiles.
 
“The apparel industry in Sri Lanka is a major contributor to the country’s economy, representing nearly 40% of total exports”
 
“The apparel industry in Sri Lanka is a major contributor to the country’s economy, representing nearly 40% of total exports,” said Calvin Yam, Global Business Line Leader for Softlines at Intertek. “Because Intertek has long-standing relationships with many of the leading global brands and retailers who source and manufacture apparel in Sri Lanka, the location is ideal for expansion of our textile and apparel testing capabilities.”
 
Intertek helps fabric, apparel, fashion accessory, home textile and footwear retailers, brands and manufacturers ensure their products meet safety, regulatory, quality and performance standards. 
 
The new Sri Lanka lab brings the total number of textile and apparel testing labs in Intertek’s global network to 47 throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. 
 
Intertek’s Sri Lanka textile lab capabilities include state-of-the-art equipment for physical and analytical testing, enabling Intertek to offer a full range of frequently requested physical and chemical testing services. In addition to testing, our on-site experts offer unparalleled knowledge and expertise on global regulations and trends affecting the apparel and garment industry.
 
About Intertek:
Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in a global marketplace. 
 

Intertek


Interviews View All

Smith Vaghasia, Sanado India

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Neel Sawhney, One Friday

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Top executives, Indian retail players

Top executives
Indian retail players

Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart endorses the humongous opportunities in...

Mario Ploner,

Mario Ploner

<div>Italian company Tecnomeccanica Biellese specialises in planning and...

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Paolo Crespi,

Paolo Crespi

Japan's Epson, a leader in digital textile printing, Italy's For.Tex, a...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Wolfgang Plasser, Lenzing AG

Wolfgang Plasser
Lenzing AG

The Lenzing Group is an international company headquartered in Austria...

Robert Erichsen, Statex Produktions & Vertriebs GmbH

Robert Erichsen
Statex Produktions & Vertriebs GmbH

Statex Produktions &amp; Vertriebs Gmbh, founded in 1978 and headquartered ...

Aprajita Toor, Aprajita Toor

Aprajita Toor
Aprajita Toor

The creations by Aprajita Toor were born out of a deep desire to create...

Sidharth Sinha, Sidharth Sinha

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


November 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search