Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, announces the launch of Indati, the first-ever mobile textile testing lab. Intertek developed Indati: The Lab on Wheels to help manufacturers meet ever-increasing customer demand for high-quality apparel products, while delivering the convenience of on-site testing. The Mobile Lab was launched on 7th May, Wednesday at Akruti Corporate Park, Kanjurmarg (West), Mumbai.
Intertek’s mobile textile testing lab will serve retailers, brands and manufacturers of adult apparel, children’s apparel, fashion accessories and household textiles to ensure that their products meet safety, regulatory, quality and performance standards.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajesh Saigal, Regional Managing Director, Intertek, South Asia said “India’s apparel industry is a major contributor to the country’s economy demonstrating consistent growth over the last decade. Intertek is dedicated to support the increasing demand for textile testing in India.
"The Lab on Wheels is a unique concept that will help support Indian retailers to realize testing cost efficiencies and also provide access to quality testing of their products at their doorstep. The home delivered support will help of manufacturers improve competencies and also enhance acceptability with global brands.”
“Intertek is a major player in this segment and has been operating since 1996. Mumbai being one of the major hubs for textile, the flexible testing Mobile van would facilitate companies to get the basic testing of their products done conveniently. This initiative shall go a long way in putting India in the global map as a force to reckon with.” said Mr. Manish Kumar, Regional Director – Softlines and Country Manager for Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Madagascar.
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 36,000 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.