Adidas Salomon has appointed UK textile technology and quality specialist Precision Processes Textiles Ltd (PPT) to manage its new Laboratory Accreditation Program with immediate effect.

Richard Tinsley, global head of quality for Adidas Salomon, said: "We decided we needed to develop an enhanced accreditation scheme as part of our ongoing program to develop a high quality textile and apparel supply base."

David Connell, managing director of PPT, added: "We feel sure that we can help add value in the relationship between Adidas Salomon and its suppliers."