IIOC member Intertek posts strong results for the first 10 months of 2016. Revenue grew by 10% at constant rates and 18% at actual rates.
Within these figures, certification sits as part of the Business Assurance division. The Intertek Business Assurance division, ‘delivered double-digit organic growth, benefiting from the increased focus of corporations on risk’.
Intertek report a positive outlook, noting that, ‘the global Quality Assurance market will benefit from exciting growth prospects driven by an increased focus of corporations on risk management, global trade flows, global demand for energy, expanding regulations, more complex sourcing and distribution operations, technological innovations, government investments in large infrastructure projects, and increased consumer demand for higher quality and more sustainable products.’
The results report for the first ten months of 2016 can be seen here