Intertek Hong Kong has launched a High-Performance Textile Testing Center at its Garment Centre premises. The innovative facility is one of the best-equipped testing centres in the region, providing a wide-ranging range of advanced technology performance testing for global brands, retailers and manufacturers.
Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Through their network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, the Group is re-defining the industry with our Total Quality Assurance proposition. It’s developing a complete range of testing methods, including for comfort and protection and easy care. With global sportswear retail market is expected to reach $185 billion by 2020, combined with increased trend for athleisure, has led to the need for leading brands and manufacturers to deliver high performance functionality and increased performance testing to meet global standards.
With a focus on delivering innovation and superior customer service, the Intertek Hong Kong test centre offers over 200 high-performance tests and unique testing technology including compression-sock testing and non-destructive down-fiber penetration resistance testing accredited by the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS).
And as Christina Law, Chief Executive, North East Asia, Intertek points out customers are keen on integrating high-performance features into their products, but are often faced with many challenges, including sourcing, technical and compliance issues. “Intertek Hong Kong has always been a innovator in origination and in launching this new state-of-the-art facility, it supports the foremost position to offer total peace of mind to the customers through our Total Quality Assurance solutions, and signifies a new chapter in every accomplishments."