In March 2013, a world-class construction and infrastructure enterprise awarded SGS a three-year contract for inspection and testing during the manufacture of “Boiler-Turbine-Generator” PKG of two 660MW coal-based super critical thermal power plants. The power plant will be located in India - in the Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. SGS will conduct inspection and testing at various manufacturing units in China, as well as at related subsidiaries and ancillaries. The contract is expected to last 36 months.

SGS was specifically selected for this project based on its excellent track record in technical capabilities, deep understanding of super critical aspects and good knowledge of Indian Boiler Regulations (IBR) requirements. Furthermore, extensive experience and expert-level competence in inspection and testing during manufacturing of critical equipment clearly distinguished SGS from its competitors.

SGS Inspection & Testing

In order to assure quality and protect project integrity, products, machinery and equipment must all be manufactured in compliance with a range of statutory and contractual obligations. SGS provides both inspections and testing to verify  that products are manufactured in full compliance with all specified requirements. In this project, all manufactured products, components, machinery and equipment intended for use in boilers, turbines and generators at this power plant will be inspected and tested in accordance with International Standards, relevant regulations & IBR.

SGS Inspections ensure products have been manufactured according to required quality standards and procedures.SGS experts will provide comprehensive third-party inspection services during production and final testing at various manufacturing locations in China for the Indian project.

The leader in Inspections, SGS is the first choice for clients looking to assure quality around the world. SGS offers unrivalled experience, expertise, resources and a unique global network. As a result, SGS can provide trained and qualified technical specialists to verify products and process quality in every corner of the world- fast.

Benefits & Added Value

For the Indian project, SGS experts will execute duties strictly abiding by international standards, client-approved drawings and specifications, QAPs and any other instructions specific to equipment procured from various vendors.

Experienced SGS engineers will provide professional inspection services according to defined guidelines and approved documents. SGS inspectors will regularly update their respected partner in order to accommodate informed and timely decisions and facilitate calculated strategies to successfully complete the project.

SGS inspectors work to avoid delays and meet deadlines, saving time and money. Unmatched SGS experience and expertise in inspections raise investor, owner, operator and consumer confidence, ensure sustainability and reliability of expensive equipment and ultimately increase asset value. SGS specialists are extremely anxious to bring all of these benefits to their partner in the Indian power plant project.

SGS is proud to have been chosen to assist in this distinguished and significant project to better the lives of millions of citizens in India.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Salim Khan
Principal Manager
Industrial Services, 226, Phase I,
Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon,
Haryana, India
t: + 91 124  6776344
f: +91 124 677 6404


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.