SGS North America is a member of the SGS Group, the world`s largest Control and Inspection Company, represented in more than 130 countries by 210 affiliated companies. SGS North America Inc. Industrial Services Division combines technical expertise and knowledge of the industrial markets to be the primary solution provider for your business. We ascertain that the Quality and Performance of your product or installation meets applicable requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or client based. We can help you to improve the safety & health conditions and the environmental impact of your activities.

About Us

SGS in Brief

Wherever you are in the world, in whatever industry, you can rely on our international teams of experts to provide you with specialized business solutions to make your business faster, simpler and more efficient. We partner with you to offer independent services that will help you reduce risk, streamline your processes and operate in a more sustainable manner. You can find out more about how we can help you reach your objectives by viewing our corporate video.

Our group profile

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.

Our core services can be divided into four categories:

Inspection: our comprehensive range of world-leading inspection and verification services, such as checking the condition and weight of traded goods at transshipment, help you to control quantity and quality, and meet all relevant regulatory requirements across different regions and markets
Testing: our global network of testing facilities, staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel, enable you to reduce risks, shorten time to market and test the quality, safety and performance of your products against relevant health, safety and regulatory standards
Certification: we enable you to demonstrate that your products, processes, systems or services are compliant with either national or international standards and regulations or customer defined standards, through certification
Verification: we ensure that products and services comply with global standards and local regulations. Combining global coverage with local knowledge, unrivalled experience and expertise in virtually every industry, SGS covers the entire supply chain from raw materials to final consumption.

We are constantly looking beyond customers’ and society’s expectations in order to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed. As the leader in providing specialized business solutions that improve quality, safety and productivity and reduce risk, we help customers navigate an increasingly regulated world. Our independent services add significant value to our customers’ operations and ensure business sustainability. For further information, download our Group Profile brochure.

As well as delivering services that promote sustainable development, our values also show a commitment to corporate sustainability. For us, sustainability is about managing a long-term profitable business while taking into account all the positive and negative environmental, social and economic effects we have on society. You can find out more about our sustainability policies and program in our Corporate Sustainability section.

Our vision

We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are. Our chosen markets will be solely determined by our ability to be the most competitive and to consistently deliver unequalled service to our customers all over the world.

Our values

We seek to be epitomized by our passion, integrity, entrepreneurialism and our innovative spirit, as we continually strive to fulfill our vision. These values guide us in all that we do and are the bedrock upon which our organization is built.

Our history

Established in 1878, SGS transformed grain trading in Europe by offering innovative agricultural inspection services. The Company was registered in Geneva as Société Générale de Surveillance in 1919. Shares were first listed on (SWX) Swiss Exchange in 1985. Since 2001, we have only one class of shares consisting of registered shares.

The current structure of our company, consisting of ten business segments operating across ten geographical regions, was formed in 2001. From our beginnings in 1878 as a grain inspection house, we have steadily grown into our role as the industry leader. We have done this through continual improvement and innovation and through supporting our customers’ operations by reducing risk and improving productivity. Read more about the foundation of SGS in our Group History brochure.

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FEATURED SERVICES

Seed & Crop - Soil, Leaf and Water Services

Soil, leaf and water services from SGS – optimize and improve your crop development, increase growth and ensure quality with effective testing and sampling.Achieving sustainable and productive agriculture is vital. That is why we offer you comprehensive sampling and laboratory testing of plant tissue, soil, water and fertilizers to improve your crop development, increase growth and ensure quality.

Electrical Components - Electrical Safety Certification

If you achieve SGS Product Safety Certification your product will easily fulfill the requirements of any other safety mark in the world.As a notified and accredited certification body SGS operates one of the largest Safety & EMC testing and certification networks. To sell your electrical and electronic products anywhere in the world you will need to prove that they meet the safety standards and requirements of their destination marketplace.In ...

Company details

Business Type:
Services

Industry Type:
Environmental

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Employees:
Over 1000

Turnover:
more than 1,000,000,000 €

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