Intertek’s Boxborough, MA Laboratory Receives A2LA Scope Expansion for Mechanical and Environmental Testing.

Additional testing and certification capabilities enable faster, more efficient services for manufacturers.

BOXBOROUGH, Mass.--()--Intertek a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, today announced that its Boxborough, MA laboratory has gained approval from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for expanded testing and certification services. The new services benefit all manufacturers who need mechanical and environmental testing to comply with regulatory or market demands, particularly Military/Aerospace equipment manufacturers who must meet strict performance requirements and Medical Device manufacturers who need to meet evolving standards such as Home Healthcare requirements.

The laboratory, located approximately 30 miles west of Boston, MA, provides product testing, inspection and certification services to hundreds of manufacturers each year, including those in the medical, aerospace, IT/telecom, lighting, industrial equipment, consumer electronics, automotive industries. The expanded scope of testing and certification comes as a result of demonstrated expertise with the proper equipment, as well as proof of a quality system that includes documented and repeatable processes in place.

The new capabilities, along with the associated testing standards, include:

  • Cold Test – IEC 60068-2-1
  • Dry Heat – IEC 60068-2-2
  • Damp Heat Cyclic – IEC 60068-2-30
  • Damp Heat Steady State – IEC 60068-2-78
  • Freezing Rain Test – MIL-STD-810G (Method 521); RTCA/DO-160 (Section 24)
  • Altitude Testing – MIL-STD-810G (Method 520)
  • IP Code Test – IEC 60529
  • Blowing Sand and Dust Test – MIL-STD-810G (Method 510)
  • Vibration and Shock Test – IEC 60068-2-6; IEC 60068-2-64; IEC 60068-2-27; MIL-STD-810G (Method 514, 516)
  • Salt Fog Spray Test – MIL-STD-810G (Method 509); ASTM B117

“Our laboratory capabilities are a true reflection of the testing and certification needs of the marketplace,” said John Quigley, Vice President, Global Quality at Intertek. “Expanding our scope of services in Boxborough, especially in the much needed areas of environmental and mechanical testing, enables Intertek to leverage those capabilities and provide faster, more efficient, one-stop-compliance services to manufacturers in the northeast U.S. and around the world.”

For more information about Intertek’s services in general, or for particular specs of the new testing capabilities in Boxborough, contact Derek Silva at derek.silva@intertek.com.

About Intertek
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.

Contacts

Intertek
Derek Silva, 978-263-2662
Marketing
derek.silva@intertek.com

Contacts

Intertek
Derek Silva, 978-263-2662
Marketing
derek.silva@intertek.com