Standards, Testing, and Certification
SGS is the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world including 7 offices, 4 labs and 4 onsite labs in Vietnam.
The core services offered by SGS Vietnam can be divided into three categories:
-Testing Services: SGS tests product quality and performance against various health, safety and regulatory standards. SGS operates state of the art laboratories on or close to customers’ premises including lab facilities in Tan Binh Industrial Zone HCM City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh.
- Inspection Services: SGS inspects and verifies the quantity, weight and quality of traded goods. Inspection typically takes place at the manufacturer’s/supplier’s premises or at time of loading or at destination during discharge/off-loading.
-Certification Services: SGS certifies that products, systems or services meet the requirements of standards set by governments (e.g. GOST R, CARB, CE), standardization bodies (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, ISO 27001, ISO 28000, FSSC 22000, ISO 14064, ISO 13485, ISO 50001, ISO/TS 16949, SA 8000, OHSAS 18001, WRAP, ICTI, TAPA, C-TPAT, BSCI, BRC, BAP, Global G.A.P, MSC CoC, ASC CoC, IFS, GMP, HACCP, FM, FSC CoC, PEFC CoC and other certification services) or by SGS customers. SGS develops and certifies its own standards and also provides 2nd party audits based on its clients’ requirements (social responsibility, technical/ quality or environmental audits.