SGS is pleased to announce that we are collaborating with Glice, the market leader for eco-friendly premium synthetic ice, on an enhanced safety program to ensure maximum hygiene in the production of skating rinks.

SGS will review and vet Glice’s cleaning and disinfection protocols according to the international standards and best practices of WHO, CDC and other regulatory agencies.

Glice provides skating rinks around the world so that people can enjoy healthy, fun activities. The Swiss company has a global presence and clients that include governmental entities and private companies, such as hotels, leisure parks, shopping malls, and even schools and families. During the current situation, it is more important than ever to ensure that Glice’s staff can work safely and its customers receive safe products.

Viktor Meier, CEO and Co-Founder of Glice says, “Sustainability, safety consciousness and health are at the heart of Glice and therefore we value the wellbeing of our team, our customers and their families above all. To make sure that everyone stays safe these days, we wanted to introduce additional security measures for our production and logistics. Our partnership with SGS allows us to fulfill orders while maintaining the utmost precautions.”

Peter Possemiers, Executive Vice President of SGS Environment, Health and Safety services, adds, “In today’s world, every company needs to reinforce health and safety to protect employees and consumers. We are glad that Glice has trusted us with this program so the company can continue to provide environmentally friendly and safe ice rinks around the globe.”

About Glice

Employing a revolutionary Eco-Ice technology, Glice brings sustainable ice sports to every corner of the planet, from classical winter sport nations to the tropics. Since 2012, Glice has installed more than 2,000 Eco-Rinks in over 85 countries. The Glice eco-skating rink technology uses no power, water, chemicals or resurfacing equipment to operate and offers an ecological and economical alternative to refrigerated ice.

About SGS

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 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.