SGS Fimko becomes market leader in the EMC testing field
After the acquisition of Nokia Siemens Networks' testing operations located in Espoo, Finland on June 1, 2008, SGS Fimko has become market leader in Finland in the EMC testing field. The former Nokia Siemens Networks operations include EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) testing and expert services. SGS Fimko is already market leader for safety testing and certification as well as expert services related to the electrical and gas appliance field.
Option for testing in 10 m testing facilities
Due to the acquisition SGS Fimko’s EMC testing services will expand in a great extent. SGS Fimko receives 5m and 10m anechoic chamber and 10 new experts in the testing and certification field. As a result of the acquisition industry will receive an optional 10 m testing facility. SGS Fimko’s present expanding EMC services will continue in the facilities in Helsinki. With the help of the Espoo laboratory SGS Fimko will be able to offer services for also huge equipment and systems.
SGS Fimko serves as an electrical safety competence centre within the SGS Group and has several internationally known CB laboratories in several countries in Asia and Europe. The new EMC capabilities promote SGS Fimko’s growth on the export market. At present more than 40% of SGS Fimko’s turnover is obtained for customers located in tens of countries outside Finland.
SGS Fimko’s testing, certification, training and expert services offers manufacturers a reliable access to the world market.
SGS Finland’s continual growth
As a result of the acquisition the growth of SGS Finland, including SGS Fimko Oy and SGS Inspection Services Oy will continue. As at the beginning of 2006 SGS Finland’s staff included 135 persons, the number will increase to160. The joint turnover of the two companies constituting SGS Finland was in 2007 € 14.6M.
Read moreFor more information please contact:
Mr. Jukka Vuorinen, Business Director, phone +358 40 500 4431, e-mailMr. Matti Viita, Product Line Manager, phone +358 40 518 4543, e-mailSGS Fimko Oy
P.O. Box 30, FI-00211 Helsinki, Finland
t: +358 9 6963 61
f: +358 9 6925 474
e-mailwww.fi.sgs.com/fimkoThe SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognised as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 50'000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1'000 offices and laboratories around the world.