SGS strengthens its ability to provide critical services in the PPE market

SGS strengthens its ability to provide critical services in the PPE market

GENEVA, 1-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS acquires the business and assets of the personal protective equipment (PPE) testing and certification activities of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH).

FIOH, based in Helsinki, Finland, is previously operated as an independent public law institution. The business has revenues of approximately EUR 1.4 million (CHF 1.5 million) and employs 12 professionals in its team.

Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS: “Employee safety and mandatory workplace safety regulations are increasing every day. The lab and certification capabilities of this acquisition will enhance SGS’s ability to provide critical services in the PPE market.”

ABOUT SGS

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. The company employs 97,000 professionals. SGS operates over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

For more information:

Investors: Toby Reeks
Investor Relations
t: +41 79 641 83 02

Media: Daniel Rufenacht
Corporate Communications and Sustainability
t: +41 78 656 94 59

www.sgs.com

SOURCE: SGS SA

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