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SGS opened a new product testing laboratory at Hai Phong, in northern Vietnam on January 11, 2017. The state-of-the-art facility is designed to provide physical and restricted substances testing for a range of products.

During 2017, the laboratory intends to gain ISO 17025 accreditation and deal with products including:


Textiles

Apparel

Footwear

Handbags

Jewelry

Candles

Toys

Hard goods

The new site, in line with the existing SGS lab in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, will serve the country’s manufacturing industry by providing closer and faster services to those seeking to comply with international regulations in readiness for export.

In 2016, Hai Phong – the third biggest city in Vietnam - attracted more than USD 2 billion in direct foreign investment. With a population of over two million people, the city is also the biggest port in northern Vietnam and serves the northern manufacturing regions of Hai Duong, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh, and Nam Dinh.

About SGS

SGS has been providing quality, reputable and independent international services in Vietnam since 1989. It currently employs over 900 people there and gives Vietnamese manufacturers access to the most sophisticated laboratory testing equipment in the country.

With its global reach, SGS is the ideal partner for European and US companies producing or sourcing products in Vietnam.

For further information contact:

Linh Tran

SGS Vietnam

Tel: +84-8 38 160 999

Email: cts.media@sgs.com

Website: http://www.sgs.com/cgnr

About SGS

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 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.