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SGS Acquires MSi Testing & Engineering Inc., USA

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsApril 08, 2013

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of MSi Testing & Engineering Inc., (MSi), based in Melrose Park, Illinois.

MSi is a leading laboratory in the fields of Metallurgical Testing and Failure Analysis. It participates in any stage of the manufacturing process, validating raw materials, solving production related problems, assessing  finished and semi finished goods, or analyzing product failures as well as providing high end metallurgical engineering  services. Founded in 1985 and privately owned, MSi employs  43 highly skilled staff . MSi generated 2012 revenue in excess of US$ 7 million.

"I am very pleased with the acquisition of MSi. After the recent acquisition of Ludwig in Canada, SGS is now well positioned to further grow its Industrial Services across North America”  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

About SGS

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 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world. 

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