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SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Harrison Research Laboratories, Inc. (HRL), USA.

Headquartered in Union, New Jersey, HRL is a leading independent clinical research organization providing services to the cosmetic and personal care industry. The company provides sunscreen and dermal patch testing as well as safety, efficacy and claims substantiation support testing.

Founded in 1981 and privately owned, HRL has a team of 35 employees and consultants, and generated 2016 revenues in excess of USD 5.5 million.

“This acquisition expands SGS’s Consumer & Retail service portfolio into the clinical testing sector for cosmetic and personal care products in the USA,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS. “It is an excellent complement to our existing laboratory testing capability in New Jersey.”

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
SGS SA, 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00
www.sgs.com

About SGS

SGS 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 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.