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SGS Acquires the Ware Care Group, NL

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsNovember 12, 2012

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ware Care Group in Beuningen, The Netherlands.

Ware Care is a leading provider of Integrated Pest Management services (IPM) and fumigation services. Its service offering includes hygiene inspection, risk assessment, monitoring and pest management programs as well as fumigation, along with other services as required by their customers. It operates mainly along the food supply chain and counts on a very broad client base.

Founded in 1992 and privately owned, Ware Care employs 29 specialists and is expected to generate 2012 Revenues in excess of Euro 3.2 million.

“I am pleased with this acquisition as it extends our Agricultural Services’ offering in the Netherlands and will consolidate our leadership in the Benelux” said Chris Kirk, CEO of SGS.

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
1 place des Alpes
CH - 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00
Website: www.sgs.com

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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world. 

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