SGS and GE launch Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Application Center in Shanghai
The market demand for Non-Destructive Testing products and services is huge in China. SGS and GE addressed this need by opening a new NDT Application Center in Shanghai.
To serve Chinese industrial clients, SGS-CSTC, a Chinese joint venture of the SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies recently opened a new Non-Destructive Testing Application Center in Shanghai, China.
The Application Center is located in Kongqiao Industrial Zone in Pudong New Area of Shanghai, and is equipped with ultrasonic flaw detectors, eddy current flaw detectors, spot-welding detectors, x-ray real-time inspection systems and digital inspection systems, computed-radiography system, microfocus x-ray system and industrial CT system.
At the opening ceremony, Charlene Begley, President & CEO of GE Enterprise Solutions expressed her appreciation to SGS leaders for being a loyal customer and partner to GE, and she expressed her full confidence in GE’s NDT business prospects in China, and hoped the Application Center will set a good example for further cooperation between the two companies.
With increasingly elevated requirements of quality, efficiency and safety in China, the market demand for Non-Destructive Testing products and service is huge. NDT plays an important role in the quality control of welding and industrial parts, and safety assurance of pressure vessels and pipelines. It is used in a wide range of industries, including metallurgy, oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, and transportation.
In the past few years, the NDT businesses of both GE and SGS achieved remarkable growth in China.
About SGS Non-Destructive Testing Services
SGS provides all standard NDT services such as Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic and Penetrant Testing and is also able to apply advanced technologies like Guided Wave, Time of Flight Diffractions, Infrared Thermography or Corroscan in more than 30 countries. SGS's Non-Destructive-Testing Services are integrated with AIM Solutions, Material Testing Laboratories and Supply Chain Services.
SGS also trains and certifies NDT Experts to the highest inspection standards in the new SGS NDT Training and Examination Center in Shanghai and in all over the world.
About GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to its customers. The company designs and manufactures sensing instruments that measure temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate for demanding customer applications. It also designs, manufactures and services inspection equipment, including radiographic, ultrasonic, remote visual and eddy current, that monitors and tests materials without disassembly, deforming or damaging them. GE Sensing & Inspection’s products are used in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The company has 4,700 employees at more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide.
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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 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.