Prime Advantage Partners with Intertek for Product Testing

OEM Buying Consortium Endorses Intertek as their Product Testing and Product Certification Service Provider

Boxborough, MA (PRWEB) June 27, 2005 -- The ETL SEMKO division of Intertek, a global leader in product testing, product inspection and product certification has recently been named an “Endorsed Supplier” by Prime Advantage, a privately held manufacturers’ buying consortium, to provide testing and certification services to Prime Advantage’s corporate members.

Prime Advantage members will enjoy added benefits of meeting their electrical testing and certification needs through a single provider. The ability to source these services through a single provider will significantly reduce the costs per project and help deliver products to market faster.

“We are very excited to add ETL SEMKO as Prime Advantage’s Endorsed Supplier for testing and certification services,” said Prime Advantage President, Louise O’Sullivan. “Their speed to market and eagerness to work with OEM’s will make for a strong business partner for our members and Prime Advantage.”

As a Prime Advantage Endorsed Supplier, Intertek will be called upon for a range of product testing and product certification services, including: electrical and gas safety testing of food service, HVAC and industrial equipment to applicable North American standards; EMC testing and evaluation for both electromagnetic emissions and immunity; and customized performance and benchmark testing programs.

ETL SEMKO is a division of Intertek plc (LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, operating in 273 laboratories and 521 offices in 100 countries throughout the world. The ETL SEMKO division of Intertek provides access to global markets through its local services, which include product safety testing and product certification, EMC testing and performance testing for customers in such industries as wireless technology, security, appliances, HVAC, cables and wiring accessories, industrial machinery, medical devices, telecommunications, lighting, automotive, semiconductor, building products and electronics.

Prime Advantage is the premier, privately held manufacturers' buying consortium, creating leverage within a network of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Aggregating demand for raw materials, components, services and supplies, Prime Advantage delivers substantial cost savings to its Members, and increased market share to its Endorsed Suppliers.

Contact Information:
Intertek ETL SEMKO   
70 Codman Hill Rd.
Boxborough, MA. 01719
Michael Plante
Marketing Manager
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