For Today’s Transformed Business Environment
Intertek and TQM Consultants Co. Partner to Form ITQMto Provide Innovative Solutions for Aligning Leaner Manufacturing with Improved Quality and Long-term Business Sustainability
Hong Kong – 25 March 2009 – Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, announced today it has partnered with TQM Consultants Co Limited to form the joint venture – ITQM Company Limited.
The initial scope of services offered by ITQM will focus on assisting companies to integrate “smart,” innovative quality, productivity and supply chain efficiency processes into their operations. These processes will work synergistically with business sustainability systems that foster the high-level social and environmental performance now expected of world-class companies.
Intertek’s Executive Vice President, Paul YAO, noted: “In joining with TQM to combine the high-level expertise of our respective areas of focus and markets, we will provide a broad array of innovative and effective business improvement solutions to help our global, regional and local partners and customers better compete and succeed in the ever-changing business environment.”
Intertek’s people, engaged in a wide range of quality and safety solutions– from auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes and supporting their overall success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 21,000 people in over 100 countries around the world.
Intertek’s new partner, TQM Consultants, is a leading provider of one-stop, value-added consultancy services and solutions to a wide range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 multi-national companies; from private / publicly listed; NGO’s to HKSAR/Macau SAR Government Departments; and from manufacturing, servicing to construction in Hong Kong, the PRC and the Asia Pacific Region. Through ACT-N-ACHIEVE©LEAN methodology and mindset transformation, TQMis committed to delivering comprehensive, high quality consultancy services and helping the clients create values, business advantages, andachieve business excellence and success.
Aaron TONG, the Managing Director of TQM Consultants remarked: “We are happy to announce a NEW PAGE of TQM as we decided to join hands with Intertek to offer fundamental and practical solutions to help enterprises and manufacturers overcome difficulties, reduce costs, grow stronger and succeed.”