SGS Acquires Gas Analysis Services

SGS Group is pleased to welcome Gas Analysis Services (GAS), an Irish gas analysis testing and instrumentation specialist.

GAS provides gas instrumentation measurement and calibration, on-site testing, technical services, instrumentation solutions and industrial hygiene testing to a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, semi-conductors, and food and beverages. The acquisition enhances SGS’s Industries & Environment (I&E) portfolio of competence to further support customers along their supply chains.

Founded in 1987 by Frank Whelan, GAS is headquartered in Rathnew, County Wicklow, Ireland and has additional offices in the United Kingdom and Denmark. The company has grown consistently since its inception and generated circa EUR 7 million of revenue in 2021. Nearly 40 GAS employees will be joining SGS. These include the current GAS management team, which will continue to lead the business.
Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS said: “This acquisition further builds our competence in high purity gas testing and critical skills and knowledge. GAS has strong customer references and accreditations in the highly regulated pharmaceutical, medical device and food and beverage sectors.”

SGS is the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. The company employs 96,000 people across a network of 2,700 offices and laboratories.

Article posted 18 July 2022