Intertek Announces a New White Paper on the Future of Battery Technologies

White paper gives an overview of current battery technologies and insight as to where the industry is heading

Chicago, IL, December 14, 2009 --( Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, has announced the availability of a new white paper titled: The Future of Battery Technologies – Part I.

The first in a series of battery-related white papers gives an overview of current battery technologies and insight as to where the industry is heading. Included is information on primary vs. secondary batteries, legislation affecting battery technology and why the market is moving toward lithium-ion batteries.

Intertek, which now includes world-renown Sagentia Catella, offers industry leading, independent consulting and testing for batteries, fuel cells and supercapacitors. More than 20,000 batteries are assessed each year, covering all chemistries and sizes. Applications range from hybrid vehicles to cellular phones; laptops to medical devices. Intertek experts can help you identify the difference between a product that performs and one that's rendered powerless.

The information in the white paper is applicable to a wide range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, appliances, building products, consumer electronics, HVAC, industrial, IT, wireless, life safety & security, medical and more.

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For further information, please contact:

Linda Hall
Field Marketing Manager
Telephone: 616-656-1347

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 24,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world. For further information, visit

Linda Hall
+1 616-656-1347