SGS Brand Protection & OLNICA launch partnership to combat counterfeit goods

Top Quote With counterfeiting in the increase, SGS Brand Protection and OLNICA have joined forces to protect brands and ensure authenticity. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 25, 2018 - SGS and OLNICA are proud to announce the launch of a new partnership designed to help consumer product companies authenticate goods throughout the supply chain.

    Through its new Brand Protection Services SGS, the world’s leading inspection, auditing and compliance company, seeks to transform global supply chains.

    SGS’s established global reach and resources for inspection, audits and testing services, related to supply chain risk management and sustainability, lies at the heart of its Brand Protection division.

    Through tailor-made and confidential programs, SGS’s brand protection services provide an eco-system of solutions with a roster of trusted partners to help companies reach their goal of brand security

    Supported by inspectors from across the globe and an audit network covering 95 countries, SGS’s brand protection services consider all distribution channels, both traditional retail and e-commerce, to help businesses protect their brands, foster loyalty among customers, manage supply chains and improve efficiency.

    Franck Pandiani, SGS Global Head of Brand Protection Services, commented, “Consumers, today more than ever, are focused on buying authentic items to ensure the safety of the goods they are purchasing. SGS strives to bring such trust to the marketplace through both traditional tools and innovative solutions. This partnership complements SGS’s existing suite of solutions by providing the latest technologies to deliver efficient and robust methods to help customers achieve these key goals with certainty.”

    OLNICA supplies unique and innovative technological solutions, capable of protecting the property of companies and governments, their brands, their products, and the supply chains, for combating counterfeiting, fraud, misappropriation and theft.

    Molecular DNA, specific fluorophores, connected detectors, cloud, digital breadcrumb trails: OLNICA supplies all the authentication systems necessary, whether visible or invisible, from a simple inspection system through to unique-code taggants, which can be used for taking legal action against counterfeiters.

    Nicolas Kerbellec, CEO of OLNICA, commented “We work with our clients to build the best authentication system for protecting their brand and their products. We consider all the constraints of the industrial process in order to offer them the most efficient system possible.”

    SGS’s global reach and OLNICA’s innovative solutions are well-matched to promote the authentication of goods to ensure safety and quality within distribution and supply chain. This partnership is designed to bring innovative technology to a broad sector of consumer product companies and brands to curb counterfeiting and is supported by on-site audit, inspection, sample collection and testing services.

    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 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories in over 120 countries around the world. Our Consumer and Retail division is the long-term partner of most major global consumer good brands and retailers helping them to secure their global sourcing and manufacturing operations. For more information, visit

    About OLNICA
    Since 2010, OLNICA has supported its customers in their security approach to their products and materials. The OLNICA team supports companies and governments in defining and implementing technologies that guarantee the authenticity and unique traceability of their products. Having received several awards for its Molecular DNA technology, OLNICA can offer its customers expertise and an adaptable technology to guarantee a superior level of security. For more information, visit

    For further information, please contact:

    Stephanie Meyer-Pionchon
    Global Marketing Manager
    SGS France
    Tel: +33 4 42 61 64 46
    Email: ( @ ) sgs dot com

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