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SGS Acquires Casco Australia Pty Ltd

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsAugust 08, 2005

SGS is pleased to announce its acquisition of Casco Australia Pty Ltd (Casco).

With over 50 years of experience, Casco is a laboratory service provider offering a range of testing and superintending services in the coal, agricultural feed, food and environmental testing markets. 

With revenues in excess of AU$ 10 million and approximately 120 employees, Casco operates a network of seven laboratories in the New South Wales and Queensland regions of Australia.

The acquisition of Casco will provide an opportunity for SGS by creating a complete lab network in the region for its coal business as well as adding a well recognized Agriculture testing laboratory located in Toowoomba, Australia.


The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 42,000 employees, SGS operates a network of almost 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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