SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Laboratoire de Contrôle et d’Analyse (LCA), based in Belgium.

LCA provides chemical and microbiological testing and consultancy services to national and international pharmaceutical companies, for compliance with Belgian and European procedures. The lab is Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP – human and veterinary) and ISO 17025 certified. Founded in 1983 and privately owned, the company generated 2017 revenues of approximately EUR 1 million.

“This acquisition fits well with our global 2020 growth strategy for Agriculture, Food & Life, which concentrates on laboratory services,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS. “It will enable us to expand our GMP testing portfolio in Belgium, with a key focus on QC lab services.”

For further information, please contact:

Julie Engelen
Investor Relations
SGS SA, 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00

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