Intertek gears up to launch new textile testing lab in Sri Lanka
Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00
Intertek, (listed on the London Stock exchange) a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, is all set to open a new apparel and textiles testing laboratory in Battaramulla to support the growing textile and garment industry in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s textile and apparel industry accounts for nearly half of all its exports, making it one of the top apparel-producing countries. As this industry continues to grow, so does the demand for textile safety, quality and performance testing.
To meet the needs of Sri Lanka’s expansive textile and apparel industry, Intertek has established a full-service textile and apparel testing lab that is centrally located to a number of global apparel buyers and manufacturers. 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, its on-site experts offer unparalleled knowledge and expertise on global regulations and trends affecting the apparel and garment industry.