SGS’s services for the wind energy industry such as like inspection services for wind turbines designs or OSHA safety compliance were well received by the visitors of the AWEA in Houston, Texas.

2008 has been the first mile stone that SGS Wind Energy Services has attended the AWEA trade show in June as exhibitor among other 776 exhibitors. This year’s conference was held in Houston, Texas and saw record attendance of more than 13,000 wind energy personnel.

SGS Industrial Services offers a full line of inspection services created especially for the Wind Energy Industry - Inspection services for wind turbine designs, OSHA safety compliance, commissioning of wind turbines and much more. These services were well received by an industry that is experiencing a growth rate that is outpacing the supply of products and services in the North American market place.

SGS is leading the way with a full line of inspection services combined with the global reach of offices in more than 140 countries and inspectors literally located around the globe to offer a full service inspection program unlike anyone else. Key customer meetings were held at the AWEA conference with companies like GE Energy, Shell Wind Power, Nordex, Gamesa, Acciona, John Deere, Edison Mission, Suzlon, and many more. Over 120 new client contacts were made during the two and a half day show.


Dr. Jan Behrendt Ibso
Global Director
SGS Competence Centre Wind Energy

SGS Renewable Energy
Raboisen 28, 20095 Hamburg
t: +49 (0) 40 30 101 236
f: +49 (0) 40 30 101 936

About SGS

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 more than 50,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.