Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce the unveiling of its new building and construction laboratory in Minnesota, offering state-of-the-art services in a 70,000 square-foot facility. The expanded space will allow the Group to offer customers in the building and construction industry systemic Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) solutions, underpinned by innovative technology and new capabilities, and backed by Intertek’s precision, speed and expertise.
The facility is located in the Northern Stacks, a new industrial distribution and office/warehouse business park in Fridley, Minnesota. In the expanded lab space, Intertek’s experts will offer a robust set of testing and certification services, including: full scale indoor mock-up capabilities, air/water/structural testing, impact and pressure cycle testing, air/water field testing, vertical façade/roof inspections, acoustical field testing, insulating glass testing, large- and small-scale environmental chamber testing, safety glass testing, thermal testing and thermal computer simulations. The facility is accredited by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), International Accreditation Services (IAS), National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC), International Green Construction Code (IgCC), Miami-Dade County, Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and the Florida Building Commission (FBC).
Gavin Campbell, Senior Vice President at Intertek said: “Our mission at Intertek is to offer our customers Total Quality Assurance solutions through innovative services, experienced subject matter experts and state-of-the-art technology and equipment. We’re thrilled to be opening a new, larger, cutting-edge facility in Minneapolis to bring our customers the best-in-class services they need to get their products to market quickly and efficiently.”
Ranked #14 on the 2017 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, Intertek (as Intertek-PSI) provides the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the Company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. For more information, visit intertek.com/building.