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Apr 19, 2012, 10:37 ET SGS Highlights Testing Services at Premier Electric Vehicle Event

SGS announced today that it will showcase its testing and certification services for automotive batteries and restraint systems at the 26th...


Apr 17, 2012, 08:09 ET SGS Expands LED Luminaire Testing to Include LM-79 Photometric Services

SGS Consumer Testing Services, a leading global provider of verification, testing and certification services, today announced an expansion of its...


Mar 22, 2012, 08:09 ET Regulatory Updates for Apparel & Accessories to be Discussed at Reservation-Only March 28 Seminar in New York

The latest regulatory developments for the apparel and accessories industry will be discussed on Wednesday, March 28, in "The Final Pieces Are in...


Feb 16, 2012, 11:22 ET SGS' Brian Whitters to Discuss Sustainable Apparel Design at USA-ITA Feb. 16

SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today that Brian Whitters, DVP of Global Sustainability Services, has been selected to discuss sustainable...


Jan 11, 2012, 09:11 ET SGS Unveils Comprehensive Global Product Carbon Footprint Mark Program

GENEVA, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- As a leading provider of sustainability solutions, SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the first...


Dec 13, 2011, 09:07 ET SGS Adds ENERGY STAR Testing & Certification Services in Atlanta

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the addition of ENERGY STAR® energy efficiency testing and certification services at its new electrical ...


Nov 08, 2011, 09:12 ET SGS Co-Sponsored Seminar on Softlines Product Safety Draws 100

The fifth semi-annual seminar on product safety regulations for apparel and accessories co-sponsored by SGS Consumer Testing Services and Greenberg...


Oct 13, 2011, 10:12 ET SGS Receives PTCRB Approval for Expanded U.S. Wireless Test Lab, the First One-Site CDMA, GSM & WCDMA Testing Service

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the PTCRB approval of its SGS North America wireless lab in San Diego. Effective immediately, the San...


Aug 31, 2011, 09:13 ET SGS Opens New Electrical & Electronics Testing Center of Excellence in Atlanta

SGS Consumer Testing Services, a leading global provider of verification, testing and certification services, is expanding in the U.S. with the...


Jul 27, 2011, 09:12 ET SGS Adds Azo Dye Testing to Textile Testing Services in U.S.

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the expansion of its textile testing services in the U.S. to include testing for the presence of azo...


Mar 23, 2011, 09:13 ET SGS' Robert Burek to Speak at Medical Device Standards Seminar March 24

Robert Burek, a technical expert on E&E medical device testing at SGS Consumer Testing Services, will be speaking at the International Medical...


Mar 11, 2011, 09:12 ET New Toy Safety Standards to be Discussed in SGS Webinar March 16

A free one-hour webinar on upcoming changes to the U.S. Toy Safety Standard is scheduled for 1 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 16. SGS Consumer Testing...


Feb 14, 2011, 09:12 ET SGS Leads Feb. 15 Seminar on Smart Sourcing at MAGIC 2011

SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today that it will be conducting a seminar about sourcing tactics for the fashion industry at the MAGIC...


Dec 08, 2010, 09:13 ET SGS Becomes First One-Site CDMA, GSM & WCDMA Testing Service with Expansion of Wireless Test Lab in San Diego

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the expansion of its CDMA wireless testing lab in San Diego with the addition of testing capabilities...


Nov 11, 2010, 12:29 ET SGS to Speak at China International Food Safety & Quality Conference

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced that two managers in the company's food safety division have been selected to speak at the China...


Oct 21, 2010, 11:29 ET SGS Certified to Test Children's Mattresses Under New CPSIA Rules

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced a new lab certification for children's mattress testing that makes SGS one of the few organizations...


Sep 22, 2010, 12:13 ET SGS Expands CPSIA Bicycle Testing Services to Additional Lab

SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today that it is expanding its bicycle testing services for compliance with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...


Aug 03, 2010, 09:12 ET SGS Webinar on New CARB/Formaldehyde Test Rules Set for Aug. 17

"New Rules on CARB" will be the topic of a free one-hour webinar to be hosted by SGS Consumer Testing Services at 2 pm EDT on Tuesday, August 17. The ...


Jun 09, 2010, 10:43 ET SGS Adds Global Testing for Medical Device & Pharma Packaging

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced an expansion of its package testing services with a global program to ensure packaging integrity for...


Jun 08, 2010, 10:33 ET SGS Offers Global Brand Protection Services for Licensors

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced a brand protection program designed to help licensors maintain regulatory compliance as well as quality ...


May 07, 2010, 09:12 ET SGS Consumer Testing Services Expands Flagship U.S. Lab & Staff

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced the completion of renovations and expansion of the company's flagship U.S. lab in Fairfield, N.J.,...


Apr 28, 2010, 09:12 ET SGS Offers Ecodesign Testing/Consulting for 'Green' Packaging

SGS Consumer Testing Services today announced a broad range of ecodesign testing and consulting services to assist companies with 'green' packaging...


Apr 20, 2010, 11:02 ET SGS Provides Third-Party Testing Now Required for Bicycle Helmets

SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today that it is providing third-party testing of children's bicycle helmets, as now required by the Consumer ...


Feb 15, 2010, 09:15 ET NPD Group's Marshal Cohen to Discuss New World of Apparel Marketing at SGS-Sponsored MAGIC Presentation Feb. 16

SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today that it is sponsoring a presentation on the new realities of apparel marketing by Marshal Cohen, chief...


Jan 20, 2010, 11:33 ET CPSC & Congress Speak Out, Take Action on Heavy Metals in Children's Jewelry

On January 11, 2010, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum issued a statement at the APEC Toy Safety Initiative Dialogue in ...