Quality assurance provider Intertek has opened a new petrochemical inspection and testing facility in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
“As a leading testing and inspection provider to the petrochemical industry, we are delighted to open this new facility in Ellesmere Port,” said Rob van Dorp, Chief Executive, Intertek UK & Eire.
“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.”
The new 8,000 sq ft Ellesmere Port site will be a key facility within the Intertek Caleb Brett laboratory network and features specialised laboratories for fuel and chemical testing, inspection and tank calibration services, it says.
The facility was officially inaugurated by Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston.
“Intertek’s investment in this new facility at Ellesmere Port helps to deliver a boost for the local economy,” comments Madders.
“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.”
Published: 31 July, 2018
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