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As the most highly industrialized region in Spain and the main contributor to the Spanish economy, Catalonia presents an attractive market for a wide variety of companies.

In order to provide a complete portfolio of services to its customers in the region, including industrial safety inspections, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, applied for authorization as the Control Agency Industrial Security.

On July 19, 2011, SGS was successfully authorized as the Control Agency Industrial Security in Catalonia, Spain by the Generalitat of Catalonia, an autonomous government, and thus became an even more important player in the region’s industrial sector.

The authorization allows SGS to perform regulatory safety inspections in various fields, including lifting and pressure equipment, high voltage, low voltage, storage of chemicals, gaseous fuel, refrigeration, thermal and petroleum facilities.

With the authorization, SGS demonstrated its first-rate technical capacity  including human resources, devices and social liability insurance.

SGS is very proud to have received authorization as the Control Agency Industrial Security. Based on extensive experience and expertise in the industrial sector, SGS is very happy to serve its customers with a wide portfolio of industrial safety inspections in the Catalonian region.

About Health, Safety and Environment Management

Health, safety and environmental issues have significant implications for all businesses, across all sectors and industries. To trade and be part of the global supply chain, it is essential to ensure that health, safety and environment management stands up to close examination and meets regulatory national and international standards and requirements.

SGS has a global network of experts, providing clear, impartial risk assessments of processes and organizations and enabling its customers to continuously maintain and improve health, safety and environmental management. SGS offers multi-disciplinary solutions from its professional facilities all over the world, encompassing science and engineering as well as social and economic policy. 

About SGS

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS has accreditations to all major standards and is recognized as a leading global benchmark in the field of inspection, verification, certification and testing. With an experienced and qualified staff, SGS operates an extensive network of offices and laboratories in various fields, which offer a wide range of product certification services.

For further information, please contact:

Casanovas Cristina Queralt
SGS Spain
Industrial Regulatory Inspection Manager in Catalonia
c /Llull, 95-97, 5th floor
08005 Barcelona

t: +34 93 320 36 55
f: +34 93 320 36 46

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised 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.