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SGS Opens New Lighting Testing Laboratory in Suwanee Georgia

Consumer CompactElectrical and ElectronicsJanuary 17, 2023

SGS has opened a brand-new lighting testing laboratory at its facility in Suwanee, Georgia, USA.

The site offers dedicated testing and certification services to manufacturers, suppliers and retailers operating in the luminaire industry. Its one-stop-shop approach covers a comprehensive suite of environmental testing solutions, including lighting performance, energy efficiency, safety certification and radio frequency/electromagnetic compatibility (RF/EMC).

The laboratory is conveniently situated close to the major transportation hub at Atlanta Airport.

Location: Suwanee, Georgia, USA
Established: 2011
Size: 35,000 sq. ft. 
Employees: 75


Serving national and international clients, we test a diverse range of lighting products for everywhere from the home to hazardous locations. These include:

  • General luminaires
  • Flashlights
  • Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • Smart lighting
  • Mobile phone lights
  • Commercial and automotive lights
  • Horticulture and grow lights
  • Industrial proven lights

Key services

Our comprehensive testing solutions cover:

  • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) CB certification
  • Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) certification
  • DesignLights Consortium (DLC) certification
  • Zhaga certification
  • Energy Star® certification
  • Lighting performance
  • Hazardous location certification


  • OSHA approved for ISO 17065
  • A2LA approved for ISO/IEC 17025
  • CBTL accredited Lab for ISO/IEC 17025

Our experts work with manufacturers to create tailor-made solutions, providing a convenient one-stop-shop approach to technical verification, product certification, quality improvement and technology development. We operate in partnership with our clients to develop and deliver safe, high-quality products that conform to recognized national and international standards.

Learn more about SGS’s Laboratory Testing services.

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For further information please contact:

Prathamesh Panchal
Engineering Manager
Safety Laboratory
Connectivity & Products, SGS
Tel: +1 404 565 3005


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