Intertek Group Plc traced its roots to 1885 when Mr. Caleb Brett established a business focused on testing and certifying cargo for ships. Intertek was born after another testing company called Inchcape acquired the companies under the Caleb Brett brand name as well as Warnock Hersey. A management buyout in 1996 established the present-day Intertek. Intertek focuses its operations in the Industrials sector under the Business Services industry.
The company listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2002 and trades under ITRK as its symbol. Intertek Group and its subsidiaries offer services focused on safety and quality solutions. The company divides its operations into three major segments, which are Trade, Resources, and Products. Additional services that Intertek offers include network assurance and cybersecurity solutions, automotive engineering, and testing services. Intertek Group Plc has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The company is a constituent of the FTSE 100 component.