Intertek Announces the Availability of a New White Paper on the Top 10 Reasons to Conduct Performance Testing

New publication outlines the benefits of product Performance Testing, including lowering warranty, improving product quality and reducing costs.

Chicago, IL, March 11, 2009 --( Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, has announced the availability of a new white paper titled: The Top 10 Reasons to Conduct Performance Testing.

Performance Testing can be utilized throughout the product lifecycle, to pinpoint or eliminate warranty issues, improve product durability & life and improve quality while reducing costs. This whitepaper will illustrate how performance testing can:

Work out product glitches prior to launch
Determine the optimal warranty period
Improve product durability and life
Provide independent support for marketing claims

Beyond mandatory testing, Performance Testing can help gain a competitive edge. This whitepaper is applicable to a wide range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, appliances, building products, consumer products, furniture, HVAC, industrial, IT, life safety & security and medical.

The whitepaper can be downloaded at:


About Intertek
Intertek 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 23,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world. For further information, visit
Linda Hall