Intertek Group Plc engages in the provision of assurance,a testing, inspection and certification services to industries worldwide. It offers services from auditing and inspection, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification. It operates through following segments: Products, Trade, and Resources. The Products segment consists of business lines that are focused on ensuring the quality and safety of physical components and products, as well minimizing risk through assessing the operating process and quality management systems of its customers. The Trade segment covers differing services which reflect the breadth of its testing, inspection and certification (ATIC) offering, but the services provided are similar in nature, and include analytical assessment, inspection, and technical services that are delivered to the customers through issuing certificates or reports. The Resources segment includes similar services across its range of total quality assurance solutions to the oil, gas, nuclear, power, and minerals industries. The company was founded by Caleb Brett in 1885 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.