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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.

As one of the largest full-service environmental testing companies in the U.S., SGS Accutest remains consistent in its commitment to provide the most stringent quality standards in the environmental testing industry, the best client service, and impeccable results at a competitive price.

From its founding in 1956, SGS Accutest has continued to provide its core service, environmental testing, and has grown through laboratory acquisitions and most recently its integration as an SGS company. SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

“Joining SGS has provided SGS Accutest with long-term stability, opportunities for growth and most importantly more quality services for our clients”, Joe Unangst, Vice President of U.S. Environment, Health & Safety at SGS, said. “SGS Accutest’s quality model and investment in continuous quality improvement are in total synch with the high standards of SGS. Additionally, industry-leading services such as industrial hygiene testing from SGS Galson and SGS Environmental Drilling are available for all SGS Accutest clients.”

With a staff of more than 590 professionals and more than 220,000 square feet of laboratory space, SGS Accutest operates from state-of-the-art, integrated laboratories in New JerseyMassachusettsFloridaTexasLouisiana and Colorado. SGS Accutest also maintains 14 fully-staffed service centers conveniently located in New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Illinois, Colorado, Arizona, California, Texas, Hawaii, and North Dakota.  SGS Accutest provides a fleet of couriers for sample pickup and container delivery within a 100-mile radius of its laboratories, and contract courier services nationwide. And now you can reach us instantly on mobile phone, tablet or computer through SGS Accutest’s EHSLive.

“Client service is what has always differentiated us,” said Steve Grant, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We have built long-term relationships with many clients over the years, and more than 85 percent of our revenue is derived from returning clients.”

One of SGS Accutest’s greatest innovations, and greatest assets to its clients, is LabLink®, the most comprehensive data retrieval and information management system in the industry. LabLink provides real-time data resources enabling clients to generate electronic data deliverables on demand 24/7/365. Through LabLink, SGS Accutest manages an extensive historical database of more than one billion archived test results which can be easily searched and retrieved. “LabLink has been a differentiator for SGS Accutest and our clients for decades,” Brian Davis, Corporate Systems Manager, said.

Peter Possemiers, SGS Executive Vice President Environment, Health and Safety, said, “Here’s to 60 more years of serving our great clients. We have a resilient past, with continuing accomplishments in our present and an outstanding future ahead of us. With our clients in mind, we will continue to deliver Total Performance You Can Count On.”


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