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SGS IPS enhances our offering with independent testing for paper and pulp, packaging, nonwovens, personal care products, medical supplies and related industries.

IPS Campaign

With a dedicated testing laboratory in Appleton, Wisconsin, SGS Integrated Paper Services (IPS), combines physical and analytical testing with interpretive data analysis. SGS IPS offers testing services that help improve and ensure the quality of countless products, many of which are household names. Industry leaders trust SGS IPS to help define quality, analyze the competition, and make real measurable improvements to their products with data to back-up product claims, in areas including:

  • Paper, pulp and print materials
  • Medical supplies
  • Personal care and absorbent products, including National Brand Equivalency
  • Nonwovens and consumer products
  • Packaging industries

Founded in 1989, SGS IPS grew out of the Institute of Paper Chemistry and offers extensive experience in operations, as well as physical and analytical testing in both the consumer and supplier environments.

Extending our capabilities

SGS IPS adds the following expertise to our service portfolio:

  • ISO 17025 accreditation (Certificate: AT-1659)
  • Dedicated analytical chemistry, fiber, and microscopy laboratories
  • ISO, ASTM, NWSP, AATCC and TAPPI test methods
  • Best-in-class fiber and analytical testing expertise
  • Defect analysis and reverse engineering
  • TAPPI temperature and humidity-controlled physical and paper testing lab space
  • Flushability lab
  • Aging chambers
  • Mannequin laboratory

How the IPS acquisition benefits SGS customers

The SGS IPS acquisition will:

  • Enhance our portfolio with a range of testing for paper and pulp, packaging, nonwovens, personal care products, medical supplies and related industries
  • Provide industry-leading expertise
  • Offer services addressing product stewardship, including regulatory testing, repulpability, and flushability testing

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