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SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Inter-Basic Resources, Inc. (IBR), based in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA and Milton Keynes, UK.

IBR is a leading provider of state-of-the-art testing and verification for air and fluid filtration performance across multiple industries. It offers comprehensive testing services throughout the entire spectrum of filtration services, with laboratories in the United States and the United Kingdom. IBR serves an extensive client base that crosses the globe.
Founded in 1984 and privately owned, IBR employs approximately 25 people and in 2017 generated revenues of around USD 3.5 million.
“This acquisition broadens our services within non-woven materials, particularly filtration performance, allowing further expansion of value-added services to our customers and core industries,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.
For further information, please contact:
Media: Daniel Rufenacht
Corporate Communications and Sustainability
t: +41 78 656 94 59
Investors: Toby Reeks
Investor Relations
t: +41 22 739 99 87


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 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.