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SGS Finland strengthens the services of its chemical laboratory by investing in a new chemical laboratory in Kotka. The laboratory functions of the present laboratories in Hamina and Kotka are concentrated to a laboratory that irrespective of weekday is working 24 h around the clock. The new laboratory is also an option to continued growth and diversification in the future. In the new laboratory totally 24 professionals of the laboratory field will be working. For this enlargement a new 1200 m2 laboratory site has been built. The new laboratory will be taken into full use on August 1, 2009.
Shorter delivery times “SGS Finland’s chemical laboratories will in the future serve our customers around the clock irrespective of weekday. We want to guarantee for our customers continuous availability of services and fast and well-timed delivery of results without risking the reliability of the results. All our work will also in the future be carried out in accordance with methods of our accredited quality management system and we will be able to carry out analysis with all the equipment stock irrespective of the time of the day. Our laboratory is able to deliver the necessary results extremely rapidly even in the middle of the night in case of accidents and misadventures”,
stated Olli-Pekka Jaakola, laboratory manager.
Chemical testing for 20 years in Finland SGS Finland’s chemical laboratories have served its customers in Finland for already 20 years. At present SGS is one of the leading Finnish suppliers in the field. In Finland SGS offers chemical analytical services for the international trade with regard to oil, gas, mineral, industrial and agricultural industries as well as for consumers’ products. The analytical services of SGS include in addition to normal analyses also organic analyses and concentrated special services (e.g. PCDD/PCDF analysis).
Extension to the investments of recent years SGS has made other significant investments in Finland during the last years. Worth mentioning is the acquisition of the bitumen testing laboratory from VTT two years ago and the acquisition of the EMC laboratory from Nokia Siemens Network for approximately one year ago. The world’s leading testing, verification, inspection and certification company SGS is considered to be a benchmark for quality and integrity. SGS has in its employment approximately 55.000 persons and its more than 1000 offices and laboratories cover the whole world.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Olli-Pekka Jaakola, Laboratory Manager,
Ms. Anita Kinanen, Department Manager,
Contact Name SGS Inspection Services Oy
Address P.O. Box 128 (Särkiniementie 3)
t +358 9 696 3701
f +358 9 6924 6734
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