Intertek Group Plc engages in the provision of safety, testing and inspecting products and services to industries worldwide. It offers services from auditing and inspection, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification. It operates through following segments: Trade, Products, 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 the Cargo and Analytical Assessment business with differing services and customers, but similar mid- to long-term structural growth drivers. The Resources segment includes Industry Services business, which provides a range of total quality assurance solutions to optimize the use of customers' assets and minimize the risk in their supply chains; and Minerals business, that provides a range of ATIC service solutions to the mining and minerals exploration industries, covering the resource supply chain. The company was founded by Caleb Brett in 1885 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.