News By Tag
News By Place
SGS Opens State-of-the-Art Laboratory in Chennai, India
SGS India's largest laboratory and facility has been officially opened by Chris Kirk, CEO, SGS Ltd. in December 2012. Located at Ambattur, Chennai, the facility houses multiple state-of-the-art laboratories along with inspection and audit services.
In addition to being SGS’ largest laboratory in India, the facility is also the most efficient one, with special emphasis being placed on work flow movement. The facility is also a benchmark in meeting SGS’ commitments to corporate sustainability, with solar powered external lighting, rainwater harvesting, a building management system and dedicated Zero Discharge Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) enabling considerable water saving every day.
The facility comprises of the following key laboratories among others:
- Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) Testing Laboratory
- Restricted Substance and Product Testing Laboratory (http://www.sgsgroup.in/
- Footwear Testing Laboratory (http://www.sgsgroup.in/
- Microbiology Laboratory
- Pesticide Testing Laboratory
- Environmental Laboratory
- Mineral Laboratory
- Food and Agriculture Laboratory
Speaking on the occasion, Chris Kirk, Chief Executive Officer, SGS Ltd. said: “Our new laboratory and facility in Ambattur, Chennai will help us to offer world class services to our clients and set a new benchmark in the Testing, Inspection, Verification and Certification space, helping us further to achieve our goal of being the best service organization in the world.”
The addition of this new laboratory and facility in the SGS network will add new capabilities and capacities to the ever expanding SGS India network.
For more information about the new SGS laboratory and related SGS services, please contact:
SGS Consumer Testing Services
Manager - Marketing and Communication
SGS India Private Limited
226 Udyog Vihar
Gurgaon 122 015
t: +91 124 677 6307
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 75 000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1 500 offices and laboratories around the world.