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You Need to Be Ready as PFC/PFAS Concerns Rise

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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SGS Accutest Celebrates Helping Clients for 60 Years!

Thursday, December 22, 2016

SGS Accutest, one of the nation’s largest environmental testing laboratories, has reached a milestone in its history, celebrating 60 years of successfully delivering defensible data to its clients. Read More



Dr. Harry Behzadi Joins the SGS Global Environment, Health & Safety Team

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Dr. Harry Behzadi Joins the SGS Global Environment, Health & Safety Team.

SGS Accutest is pleased to announce that Dr. Harry Behzadi, Ph.D. has joined the SGS Global Environment Health & Safety (EHS) team as VP Business Development North America on November 7, 2016.

In his new position, Dr. Behzadi will work strategically with the EHS US and Canadian management teams to develop and implement programs designed to provide value and support to our clients.

Harry joins us from Test America, where he had worked since 2014 as the Vice President of Operations for the Eastern Region. Prior to this role, Harry was the Vice President of Operations at Accutest Laboratories (now SGS Accutest) where as one of the original partners he had opened and operated one of the most acclaimed environmental laboratories in the U.S. He spent over 20 years on the management team for one of the largest and highest quality network of laboratories in the country. He has extensive technical knowledge in the areas of environmental regulations and methods to share with you.

Harry is passionate about helping you find the best solutions for your specific problem. He will be based out of Orlando, FL. We are thrilled to have Harry back with us as part of the SGS Global team. Please feel free to give Harry a call (anytime) at 407-425-6700 or Harry.Behzadi@sgs.com

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SGS ACQUIRES AXYS ANALYTICAL SERVICES LTD., CANADA

Thursday, October 06, 2016

SGS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE ACQUISITION OF AXYS ANALYTICAL SERVICES LTD. (AXYS), SIDNEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA.


AXYS is the North American leader in ultra trace analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), Contaminants of Emerging Concerns (CECs) and the early development stages of the fast growing metabolomics business.

AXYS holds multiple analysis and matrix accreditations with American (NELAC) and Canadian (CALA) national bodies and is ISO 17025 accredited. It provides analytical testing services to research organizations, regulatory bodies, consultants and industry.

Founded in 1974 and privately owned, it employs around 100 experts and is expected to generate 2016 revenues in excess of CAD 12 million.

“This acquisition complements the service offering of our recent Accutest acquisition, as well as enhancing our existing environmental network,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
SGS SA, 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00
www.sgs.com

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Contingency Plan Effective: Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has been confirmed to impact central Florida on late Thursday night or early Friday morning and our contingency plan is now effective. At 11 AM EST, Orlando, FL and the Orange County area were placed under a hurricane warning. Read More



EXPANDING ACCREDITATION IN SUPPORT OF LA FLOOD

Saturday, September 17, 2016

As Louisiana is faced with the worst natural disaster to strike the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy, you need time-tested and highly committed assistance. Be assured that the testing required to protect your clients’ health and the environment is done quickly and accurately.  SGS Galson and SGS Accutest are mobilized and ready to meet your analytical requirements.

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CONTACT US IN AN INSTANT WITH EHSLIVE ONLINE CHAT SERVICE

Friday, September 09, 2016

You can now communicate with SGS Accutest in an instant. With access available on your desktop, tablet or mobile phone, EHSLive online chat service is now available on our website and our online data service, LabLink®. Read More



SGS ACCUTEST IS YOUR GO-TO LABORATORY FOR PFOA/ PFOS ANALYSIS

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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IT'S YOUR GAIN WITH THE SGS ACCUTEST SYRACUSE SERVICE CENTER RELOCATION

Friday, July 22, 2016

The SGS Accutest Service Center has moved to 6601 Kirkville Road, East Syracuse, NY, 13057, co-locating with the SGS Galson laboratory so you now have a one-stop service location for your environmental and industrial hygiene testing needs.

TheSGSAccutest Syracuse Service Center, open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., offers:  Read More



SGS ACCUTEST PROVIDES U.S. DoD ACCREDITATION AND EXPANDED PFC CAPABILITIES

Monday, June 27, 2016

SGS Accutest, always ready to help with your environmental  testing needs, now offers even more as part of the SGS worldwide network of analytical services.

Your U.S. DoD site efforts are now supported with even a wider range of accredited services as the SGS Ultratrace Lab in Wilmington, NC has earned Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation (DoD ELAP) for ultratrace organics. The DoD accreditation for Wilmington includes dioxins/furans, PCB congeners and PFCs in water. In addition, you can count on us to support larger PFC sample loads as we have added a second instrument, also newly accredited by U.S. DoD certification.  Read More




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