SGS Opens New Seed Testing Laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba
SGS is pleased to announce the opening of their newest laboratory in the North America Agricultural Services network. The laboratory is located in Winnipeg but it will service all of Canada through their offices in Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. This new service offering will fill their “basket of services” to the Agriculture community.
The new seed laboratory is managed by Glen Green, former owner of Green Seed Lab in Winnipeg and senior seed technologist with 24 years of experience in seed testing. His new operations are supported by SGS Mid-West Seed Services in Brookings, SD., the largest full service seed laboratory in North America. The Winnipeg seed testing laboratory will adopt the latest technologies and best practices from SGS MWSS.
The laboratory will provide a wide range of germination, purity, Aphis and import release tests that meet the strict standards established by CFIA, AOSA and ISTA. The facility is equipped to offer first class industry-standard tests for seed quality, including vigor, viability, seed weight, GMO, etc.
SGS invites their many clients to avail of this new service in Canada. They will also be reaching out to new clients throughout the country by offering superior service at the most competitive rates and by helping them to move their seeds to market, for sale in Canada or for export.
For more information, please contact:
Manager, Seed Testing Services
SGS Canada Inc.
103-138 Portage Avenue E.
t: +1 204 942-8557
f: +1 204 942-8599
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 53,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.