HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intertek, the leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries, served as a presenter at the Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Solution Day for ‘Business Matching Solutions’ co-organized by Hang Seng Bank and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on the 21st of August, 2009. This SMEs Solution Day provides a series of lucrative and innovative business strategies to Hong Kong SMEs amid the current economic situation.
The SMEs Solution Day was held at Hang Seng Bank Headquarters in Central Hong Kong and included over 300 SMEs in attendance. Mr. Keith Lam, Intertek’s DigiMarketing Manager of Business Enabling & Knowledge Management, introduced Intertek Verified Services and how it could assist businesses during financial downtimes.
Intertek’s Verification Services (IVS), verify a range of certificates from HKTDC online advertisers such as GSV, ETL and GS. Intertek verifies different certificates from around the world in-house and in collaboration with accredited certified bodies. Intertek’s primary verification services include Management, CSR, Product, Security and In-House Laboratory Management. Once the certificate in question is verified successfully, Intertek offers an“Intertek Verified Mark” to be placed directly on the company page of suppliers on the HKTDC online marketplace (www.hktdc.com).
Intertek Verified Services has exclusively partnered with the HKTDC to offer innovative and accurate verification services for a wide range of manufacturers, suppliers and exporters around the globe. To learn more about this innovative new service offering and what companies have taken part in it to date, please go to: www.hktdc.com/authentication.
"Intertek’s partnership with the HKTDC enhances Hong Kong suppliers’ credibility and attraction to buyers. Intertek’s verification program is precise, accurate, and enables global buyers to make brand-building decisions for the future success of their business," Mr. Paul Yao, Group Executive Vice President stated.
This strategic new service gives both buyers and suppliers superb advantages. For buyers, Intertek assures the quality of each supplier in question; saving the buyer time in identifying the validity of each necessary certificate while simultaneously building the buyer’s confidence and overall assurance in sourcing new vendors and production parties. For suppliers, Intertek enhances their competitiveness in the global marketplace by identifying and differentiating themselves from the general population with the IVS mark of approval; signifying their extra effort to ensure their certificates are up to date and accurate for the buyer.
Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 24,000 people in 100 countries around the world.