SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services
SGS is the world`s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company with 59,000 employees and 1,000 offices worldwide. The SGS Consumer Testing Services (CTS) is one of the biggest divisions of the group. SGS CTS ensures the quality, compliance and product safety of every kind of consumer products, from textiles, appliances, electronics and furniture to food and automotive.
SGS CTS is at the forefront of developing new testing matrices and protocols for testing consumer products. Furthermore, the range of services includes product evaluation, factory assessment, shipment control and technical assistance. Backed up by a global network of over 100 laboratories in 36 countries exclusively dedicated to testing and inspecting consumer goods, SGS CTS provides a single, consolidated source that can help clients reduce risk, improve efficiency and ensure compliance to contractual or regulatory requirements in both manufacturing and sourcing.
SGS Consumer Testing Services serves the following markets:
SGS Automotive Services helps every player in the automotive industry improve performance and reduce risk. Top performing new materials, modern technologies, microelectronics and associated sensors require high-tech capabilities in disciplines like material testing and failure & damage analysis. In the quest for the top market position sophisticated quality control and quality systems are essential. SGS Automotive is well positioned to perform independent monitoring and certification and provide support to the needs for third party testing, evaluation and failure analysis services.
SGS Electrical and Electronics (E&E) identifies the applicable regulations and standards for each of your E&E products and target markets. SGS E&E can help you reduce risk, improve efficiency and ensure compliance to contractual or regulatory requirements in all your manufacturing, sourcing, distribution and retailing operations. Our locally available knowledge serves every consumer industry (Household appliances, IT&T, Machinery, Medical Devices, LED, Solar, etc.)
SGS Food Safety Services offers a wide range of solutions covering the entire supply chain assisting farmers, manufacturers, traders, food service providers and retailers. Maintaining integrity in the supply chain is at the core of our vision and values. With a comprehensive range of independent inspection, testing, verification, certification and consultancy services specific for the food sector, we help companies worldwide to monitor and validate safety, quality, compliance and sustainability.
Hardlines (Hardgoods, Toys and Juvenile Products)
SGS offers a full range of services to ensure your Hardline products are safe for international markets. From interpretation of applicable standards, risk assessment, laboratory testing to product inspection or factory audits, our experts assist your company throughout the whole supply chain to help you market your products with confidence. Our product expertise (toys, cosmetics, DIY, furniture, packaging, sporting goods, etc) and worldwide network of testing labs make SGS the best partner for quality and safety compliance.
SGS Softlines Services offers one-stop services for every textiles and garment businesses. The full spectrum of one-stop services SGS offers includes product testing and inspection, systems and services certification, supplier assessment and a series of seminars and training sessions.
Experienced and knowledgeable textile and footwear specialists will provide clients with a range of auditing and consultancy services to help them improve product quality and production quality within the whole production supply chain.