SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business and assets of the personal protective equipment (PPE) testing and certification activities of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), based in Helsinki, Finland.

Previously operated as an independent public law institution, the business has an experienced team of 12 professionals, with revenues of approximately EUR 1.4 million (CHF 1.5 million).

“Employee safety and mandatory workplace safety regulations are increasing every day,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS. “The lab and certification capabilities of this acquisition will enhance SGS’s ability to provide critical services in the PPE market.”

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Investors: Toby Reeks
Investor Relations
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