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SGS Acquires Cargo Compliance Company, Netherlands

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsJanuary 05, 2016

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cargo Compliance Company (CargoCC), headquartered near Schiphol in the Netherlands.

CargoCC is active in packing, storage, consulting, classification and professional training for the handling of dangerous goods. It operates offices and warehouses in Badhoevedorp and Schiphol. Privately owned, it employs 26 people and is expected to generate 2015 revenues of EUR 3 million.

“Combined with our existing dangerous goods compliance services, this transaction establishes SGS as the Dutch market leader in this growing segment,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS. “It is aligned with our Oil, Gas and Chemicals strategy to broaden our dangerous goods and sample management activities.”

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
SGS SA, 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. 

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