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SGS Acquires The Govmark Testing Services, Inc., USA

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsSeptember 06, 2017

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Govmark Testing Services, Inc. (Govmark), based in Farmingdale, New York.

Govmark is a highly regarded independent laboratory for fire resistance and reaction to fire testing. It tests products including furniture & furnishings, wire & cable, building materials and fire safe materials for the transportation industry.

Founded in 1971 and privately owned, Govmark employs 30 people and generated 2016 revenues in excess of USD 3 million.

This acquisition enhances our global network of fire testing laboratories, and will support the further expansion of these activities,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.

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 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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