LG and Intertek Expand Alliance to Support Air Conditioning, Energy Solutions

CHICAGO, Ill. ― Intertek and LG Electronics Inc. are expanding their partnership to encompass air conditioning products and energy solutions for the first time.

Under a new global strategic partnership agreement, the companies will collaborate on safety, electromagnetic compatibility, performance, energy efficiency and environmental requirements for LG products such as residential and commercial air conditioning systems, solar panels and LED lighting.

“This agreement further strengthens the long-standing alliance between Intertek and LG, with a strong focus on assuring the highest levels of air conditioning system efficiency and safety for various markets around the world,” said Mark Keller, Intertek’s vice president of Global Key Account Management.

From auditing and inspection, to testing and quality assurance throughout the value chain, to assessment and certifications, Intertek will help assure that LG products are designed to outperform the market standards, Keller explained.

The expanded alliance builds on the strengths of both partners. LG and Intertek have worked together for decades, collaborating on product testing, performance verifications and standards certifications for home appliances and consumer electronics products.