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Friday, April 8, 2016

Intertek Activewear Testing

Whether your business is local or global, Intertek can help ensure your products meet quality, health, environmental, safety, and social accountability standards for virtually any market around the world.  If you design or manufacturer fitness apparel, you may want to learn more about their ability to help you with testing activewear. 

From everyday workout apparel to professional team uniforms, Intertek offers comprehensive activewear testing solutions to measure fabric performance and function.  Today’s consumers expect clothes to be fashionable, as well as functional.  Whether you sell outdoor apparel or gear, fitness apparel, athleisure fashions, sportswear or fitness accessories, Intertek’s activewear testing solutions offer assurances that your active apparel performs as advertised.

To help ensure your active apparel meets consumer expectations, Intertek offers activewear testing solutions for properties such as anti-bacterial, anti-mold, windproof, water resistance & breathability, water repellency, quick-dry, UV protection, thermal regulation and stretch & recovery.

In addition, Intertek offers specialized testing solutions for high visibility and camouflage apparel used for activities like hunting; collagen fabric used in fitted active apparel, socks and nylons; and PFCs (perfluorinated compounds) commonly used for water repellency properties.

Learn more about Intertek apparel testing.

Intertek is the industry leader with over 38,000 people in 1,000 locations in over 100 countries.  From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products, assets and processes. They help their customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide.  If you work for a company that designs, manufacturers, or sells fitness clothes, you may want to consult with them regarding their services.

Learn more about apparel quality testing in the Apparel Search quality assurance section.

I wonder if Intertek attends the Alt Activewear Lifestyle Tradeshow.  That seems like a good place to meet with clothing companies in need of activewear testing services.

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