The acquisition of SGS Govmark in 2017 significantly expanded our global testing capabilities in relation to fire, flammability and physical testing for consumer products.


Based in Farmingdale, New York, USA, SGS Govmark is conveniently situated close to the state’s three main airports. Its ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory offers a comprehensive range of testing services covering a wide variety of products and is recognized by various U.S. Code agencies, state authorities, international organizations, and industry leaders, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), International Maritime Organization (IMO). For easy test witnessing of aviation products, SGS Govmark also has an on-site FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER).

Location: Farmingdale, New York, USA
Established: 1971
Size: 15,000 sq. ft.
Employees: 28


Serving domestic and international clients, we test a wide range of products, including:

  • Furniture, furnishings, textiles and mattresses
  • Plastics, films and composites
  • Building materials
  • Wires and cables
  • Interior materials for railcar and civil aviation operators

Key services

We are committed to helping our customers develop safe, high quality consumers products for today’s competitive markets. 

Our physical testing solutions include abrasion testing and analysis against standards enforced by: 

  • Association for Contract Textiles (ACT)
  • Industrial Fabrics Association International

Our comprehensive fire testing solutions cover:

  • Flammability
  • Ignitability
  • Resistance to flame/ignition
  • Burning behavior/characteristics
  • Fire classification
  • Heat release
  • Smoke toxicity & density
  • Emissions
  • Tests under fire conditions
  • Flame propagation

In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested.

For further information on our range of services, please visit SGS Govmark

For more information, please contact: 

Bobby Brown
Director of Operations
t: +1 631 293 8944