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SGS Announces the Acquisition of Metair Health & Hygiene Testing Lab in France

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsJune 01, 2021

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Metair Lab, a health and hygiene testing laboratory in France.

Metair Lab provides air sampling and asbestos testing services in France and is COFRAC (the French accreditation committee) accredited for both asbestos and air quality assessment. The company has also developed an indoor air quality solution.

Created in 2013, Metair Lab has two locations in South Eastern France (Lyon and Chambéry) and becomes part of our French health & hygiene testing laboratory network currently covering Western and Northern France. The company employs 20 people and generated sales of EUR 2.3 million in 2020.

Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS said: “The acquisition of Metair Lab further consolidates SGS’s market leading position in health & hygiene testing in France. It supports our strategic evolution by aligning our global network more closely to the key TIC megatrend of health and hygiene, supporting our purpose to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

For further information, please contact:

Investors & Media: Toby Reeks
Corporate Communications, Sustainability & Investor Relations
t: +41 79 641 83 02

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