Raising awareness of the benefits of certification and assurance services



SGS (www.sgs.com) is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world. The company’s history dates back to 1878, when it began offering agricultural inspection services to European grain traders. SGS now consists of 10 business segments operating across 10 geographical regions.


SGS Acquires Inter-Basic Resources, Inc., USA and UK
October 17th, 2018
SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Inter-Basic Resources, Inc., based in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA and Milton Keynes, UK.

SGS at World Vaccine Congress: Can Human Challenge Trials Show Upper-Respiratory Pathogen Immunity?
October 17th, 2018
SGS will present “Inverse seroconversion following Live Influenza Virus challenge” at the upcoming World Vaccine Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 30 2018.

CEN Publishes Amendment 2 to EN 1400 for Soothers
October 17th, 2018
CEN has published EN 1400:2013+A2:2018 for soothers for babies and young children. Conflicting national standards are to be withdrawn by March 2019 at the very latest.