SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. They are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90.000 employees, they operate a network of more than 2000 offices and laboratories worldwide. 

Their core services are divided into four categories:

    Inspection - comprehensive range of world-leading inspection and verification services such as checking the condition and weight of traded goods at transshipment, helping the client to control quantity and quality, and meet all relevant regulatory requirements across different regions and markets.

    Testing - their global network of testing facilities, staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel, enable the customer to reduce risks, shorten time to market and test the quality, safety and performance of the products against relevant health, safety and regulatory standards.

    Certification - they enable the client to demonstrate its products, processes, systems or services are compliant with either national or international standards and regulations or customer defined standards, through certification.

    Verification: they ensure that products and services comply with global standards and local regulations. Combining global coverage with local knowledge, unrivalled experience and expertise in virtually every industry, SGS covers the entire supply chain from raw materials to final consumption.