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Intertek Awarded Laboratory Services Agreement with Chevron Oronite in China

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, has signed an agreement with Chevron Oronite to offer analytical laboratory solutions from the Intertek Shanghai facility, which significantly enhances Chevron Oronite’s testing capabilities in China.

After completing a rigorous auditing process to confirm the Intertek laboratory fully meets Chevron Oronite standards for a testing facility, the Intertek Shanghai laboratory has been awarded the “Oronite Qualification Certificate”. The facility, already in use, will enhance Oronite customer service to customers in China and support ongoing in-country field testing programs.

Jirong Xiao, Vice President for Technology, Chevron Oronite, said, “The addition of the Shanghai testing facility is part of a longer term strategy for China that supplements Chevron Oronite’s other technical support and research network around the world, including our technology center in Japan, which has a full range of laboratory and engine test facilities. This is another step in our continuous effort to improve processes and meet the ever-increasing technological needs of our customers.”

Stacey Tylka, Vice President, South East Asia Region, Intertek, said, “We are honored to assist Chevron Oronite with their additive testing needs in China. For more than a century, companies around the world have depended on Intertek to help ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes and systems.”

Globally, Intertek oil condition monitoring testing programs are offered specifically to help clients identify early threats of failure from engine and power equipment, avoiding critical operational downtime. Intertek established testing facilities measure engine oils, lubricants and other fluids to detect signs of engine wear and other arising problems.

“With a lab open in China, Chevron Oronite offers analytical services which immediately enhances the turnaround time and service to our customers,” said Jeff Waite, General Manager for Sales, Asia-Pacific, Chevron Oronite.

Paul Kellett, Regional Manager for China and North Asia, said, “We are committed to supporting Chevron Oronite in China. The new laboratory service collaboration is part of our continuing strategic expansion of Intertek’s analytical testing capabilities in Greater China and other regions.”

Learn more about Intertek services in China:

About Intertek:

Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of markets around the world, including the lubricant, additive and petroleum industries. Intertek provides testing, inspection, certification and other technical services. Intertek people add value and sustainability to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek supports customers through a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 33,000 people in more than 100 countries. www.intertek.com

About Chevron Oronite:

Chevron Oronite Company LLC is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. It is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, providing solutions to customers globally. Headquartered in San Ramon, California (USA), Chevron Oronite maintains three regional offices in Houston (Americas Region), Paris (Europe-Africa-Middle East Region), and Singapore (Asia-Pacific Region); manufacturing sites in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (USA), Gonfreville (France), Singapore, and Mauá (Brazil); an affiliated blending and shipping plant in Omaezaki, Japan; and affiliated sales and manufacturing operations in India and Mexico. www.oronite.com/

Intertek
Adrian Ho, +65 6322 8205
APAC Marketing Communications Manager, Commodities
adrian.ho@intertek.com
or
Erik Holladay, +1 713 407 3500
Global Marketing Director, Commodities
erik.holladay@intertek.com
or
Chevron Oronite
Robert Connel, +1 925 842 0213
Manager Global Marketing Communications
rolc@chevron.com

Source: Intertek