CTC Asia expand network22 May 2006
CTC, a leading global resource providing quality assurance solutions for the footwear and leathergoods industries, have expanded their professional network. CTC-Asia is now a member of two new professional associations: HKHLTA, the Hong Kong Hide & Leather Traders' Association which brings together the tanners and leather wholesalers of Hong Kong; and HKTIC, the Hong Kong Testing, Inspection and Certification which covers quality assurance professionals involved in laboratory testing, inspections and audits.&rtreturn;Since its launch in 1996 CTC Asia, a joint venture between CTCand American partner STR, have developed partnerships with Hong Kong's professional associations, through active membership of the Association of Hong Kong Gloves Traders; the Hong Kong Leather Shoe and Shoe Material Merchants Association; and the Hong Kong Footwear Association.&rtreturn;CTC Asia provides laboratory testing for leather shoes, accessories, gloves and bags, as well as chemical analysis for textiles, plastics, and leather, finished-product inspections, and performance analyses. These services assure optimum quality and have come to be trusted worldwide.&rtreturn;With accredited laboratories and quality assurance inspections offices located strategically worldwide, CTC offer testing, inspection, audit and consultancy services meeting government, industry, and client-specified standards. With a staff of over 60 experts in Asia in four business locations, CTC are dedicated to assisting their clients in improving quality by developing cost-effective programmes and helping them reach their quality objectives.