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Intertek opens petrochemical inspection facility

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Intertek has opened a new petrochemical inspection and testing facility in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, UK.

The new 8000 ft2 site is a key facility within the Intertek Caleb Brett laboratory network and features specialised laboratories for fuel and chemical testing, inspection and tank calibration services. The state-of-the-art analytical and calibration equipment provides a full suite of quality assurance services supporting clients across the oil, gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, power, construction, airlines, manufacturing and environmental industries.

The new laboratory was officially inaugurated by Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston and attended by Intertek Caleb Brett clients who had the opportunity to tour the new site and to see the facility firsthand.

Rob van Dorp, Chief Executive, Intertek UK & Eire, said: “As a leading testing and inspection provider to the petrochemical industry, we are delighted to open this new facility in Ellesmere Port. 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.”

Justin Madders MP added: “Intertek’s investment in this new facility at Ellesmere Port helps to deliver a boost for the local economy. 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.”

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