SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of RF Technologies Ltd., in Yokohama, Japan.

RF Technologies is a leading certification body in Japan authorized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC). The company has expertise in specific absorption rate (SAR), radio frequency (RF), electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electrical safety testing, with laboratory facilities in Yokohama and Nagano. Founded in 2002 and privately owned, RF Technologies employs more than 20 highly qualified staff and generated revenues in 2013 in excess of JPY 320 million.

“This acquisition is in line with our strategy to strengthen and further develop our electrical and electronic testing services in Japan and to broaden our client base there” 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

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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 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.