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Intertek UK opens new petrochemical inspection and testing facility in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to have announced the opening of a new petrochemical inspection and testing facility in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

The new 8,000 sq ft Ellesmere Port site is a key facility within the Intertek Caleb Brett laboratory network and features specialised laboratories for fuel and chemical testing, inspection and tank calibration services. The state-of-the-art analytical and calibration equipment, underpinned by technical expertise of Intertek’s people, provides a full suite of quality assurance services supporting clients across the oil, gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, power, construction, airlines, manufacturing and environmental industries.

The new Ellesmere Port laboratory was officially inaugurated by Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston and attended by Intertek Caleb Brett clients who had the opportunity to tour the new site and to see the facility firsthand.

As the long-term growth in global trade and corresponding increase in regulatory, safety and environmental requirements gathers pace, companies are seeking partners to assist them in achieving Total Quality Assurance at every stage of their supply chain. Intertek supports clients’ operations, helping them to optimise quality control and reduce their end-to-end financial and operational risks. With one of the largest networks of analytical testing laboratories in the world, including 13 strategic locations throughout the United Kingdom, Intertek Caleb Brett, provides comprehensive analytical solutions serving a vast range of industries. It has a 130-year track record with rapid turnaround times, 24/7, and a dedication to delivering excellent customer service.

Rob van Dorp, Chief Executive, Intertek UK & Eire, said: “As a leading testing and inspection provider to the petrochemical industry, we are delighted to open this new facility in Ellesmere Port. The combination of this strategic location, wide range of technology and our expertise coupled with strong local project management allow us to deliver excellent customer service to meet our customers’ testing and inspection needs. This site also allows for further expansion to extend our laboratory capabilities alongside potential job opportunities for careers at all levels.”

Justin Madders MP, commented: “Intertek’s investment in this new facility at Ellesmere Port helps to deliver a boost for the local economy. It also brings the future potential for job creation and development of STEM career paths within a leading global business which I hope will increase opportunities for local people.”