New Inspection and Laboratory Facility in Carson, California Opened by SGS

Top Quote The SGS Industrial Services division in North America is pleased to announce that construction of the SGS inspection and laboratory facility in Carson, California has been successfully completed. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 26, 2011 - SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is pleased to announce the construction completion of an inspection and laboratory facility in Carson, California. Strategically located just 30 minutes south of Los Angeles and adjacent to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Southern California, this new facility of SGS North America provides a convenient platform to serve petrochemical upstream, refinery, pipeline, marine, and marketing operations.

    With about 15,000 square feet, including administrative offices, crude and fuel oil laboratory, inspection-related areas and an octane engine PVM center of competency, the SGS lab offers quantity and quality inspection, analytical testing in the Oil, Gas and Chemicals (OGC) sector, complex fuel oil, crude oil and petroleum distillate analytical testing as well as comprehensive petroleum and chemical inspection.

    The Carson facility is setting the stage for the One SGS Business Model, where multiple business lines not only converge, but thrive by delivering collaborative value propositions to customers. The goal of One SGS is being realized by establishing a base of inspection and testing operations of various business lines, which are able to provide multiple service solutions through a singular conduit to SGS clientele, including SGS Industrial Services.

    In order to solidify SGS's market position on the West Coast, the Carson lab is being utilized and leveraged by operations such as Asset Integrity Management, Non-Destructive Testing, Tablet Technology, Trade Services, Supply Chain and for innovative inspections.

    In accordance with the One SGS Business Model, all SGS business lines are to function as one entity; to promote strategic and partnership-based relationships on the West Coast. SGS Industrial Services, together with other business lines, can now meet the high demand for inspection and testing services in North America thanks to the new Carson facility.

    About SGS Industrial Services

    Industrial Services is one of the major business lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. SGS Industrial Services ensures that the customer's installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based. Industrial Services has decades' worth of experience and some remarkable references in serving key industries, such as Construction, Industrial Manufacturing and Trade, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry, Power Generation and Transmission, Banks and Financial Institutions as well as Renewable Energy.

    For further information, please contact:

    SGS Industrial Services
    Keith Martins
    Vice President - Western Region

    SGS North America Inc.
    20535 Belshaw Avenue
    Carson, California 90746

    t: +1 (310) 885 3792
    f: +1 (310) 885 5637

    Email: ( @ ) sgs dot com

    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 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.

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