Headquartered in Switzerland, SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. We operate a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world with around 80,000 employees. SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., Ltd. was founded in 1991 as a joint venture between SGS Group and China Standards Technology Development Corp., under the State Administration of Quality Technical Supervision. SGS Hong Kong was founded in 1959. Together, SGS boasts over 50 branches and dozens of laboratories with around 13,000 professionals in Chinese mainland and Hong Kong region. Our capabilities are competently embodied in servicing the supply chains of various sectors, such as agricultural, minerals, petrochemicals, industrial, consumer products, automotive and life science. For years SGS has geared up its innovation efforts and collateral resources in the environment protection, alternative energy, energy efficiency and low carbon initiatives. The testing, inspection and certification services we provide help local and overseas businesses, governments and institutions develop sustainable solutions that balance People, Planet and Profit.