SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

About SGS United Kingdom Ltd

Enabling a better, safer and more interconnected world

We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company.

About Us

SGS is the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 96,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

We are constantly looking beyond customers’ and society’s expectations in order to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed. As the leader in providing specialised business solutions that improve quality, safety and productivity and reduce risk, we help customers navigate an increasingly regulated world. Our independent services add significant value to our customers’ operations and ensure business sustainability. 

We can fulfil testing, certification, technical assistance, audit, inspection and verification needs. Our comprehensive capabilities and expert industry knowledge allow us to provide reliable performance services to suppliers, manufacturers and retailers, both large and small.

SGS in the UK

We have been operating in the UK since the first half of the twentieth century, initially delivering trade services to the agricultural and oil sectors. Today, SGS United Kingdom Limited has grown into the country’s leading provider of independent inspection, certification, testing, verification and training services for a wide range of industries, employing nearly 1,500 people.

Based out of our head office in Ellesmere Port, we have over 50 facilities, including 17 laboratories, spread across the whole of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. We operate in nearly every area of the UK economy, with a focus on manufacturing testing needs, such as instrument calibration, and partner successfully in the industrial and environmental sectors.

Our focus is on innovative, sustainable ways to deliver value to organisations. This enables us to help you improve quality, safety, efficiency, productivity and speed to market whilst reducing risk and building trust with your stakeholders.



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