06 November 2012

SGS Acquires UK-Based EMICS Ltd

05 November 2012 - SGS today announced the acquisition of EMICS Ltd., based in Nottingham UK. Founded in 1990 and privately owned, EMICS employs 43 staff and is expected to generate 2012 Revenues of £ 2.8 million. 

EMICS, formally known as East Midland Inspection & Calibration Service, is a leading independent UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) calibration laboratory. It complements the SGS Oil, Gas and Chemicals Services’ offering in the M&I (Measurement and Instrumentation) services. EMICS serves the Rail, Marine, Aerospace, Nuclear and Automotive industries. 

“I am very happy with this acquisition. It increases our geographical footprint in the UK and adds new calibration capabilities” said Chris Kirk, CEO of 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 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world. 

Source: SGS