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SGS the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company has completed a major expansion of its textile testing facilities in Tunis, Tunisia.

SGS carried out the expansion of its facilities, situated in the heart of Tunisia’s industrial zone, during 2018 in response to growing customer demand. Its textile laboratory is ISO 17025 accredited and CPSC approved and, since 2009, SGS has been serving the needs of Tunisia’s domestic clients as well as providing international services for clients from across the globe.

Now with increased capability for both physical and chemical testing of textiles and with vastly expanded testing volume, SGS is fully resourced to support the growing demand from manufacturers and brands needing to comply with international regulations and access global markets; and best placed to meet the needs of the region’s booming textile industry.

Thanks to its proximity to the EU, Tunisia’s textile industry enjoys a premium position for fast fashion and has been recognized for its strong knowledge in denim, underwear, knitwear, workwear and swimwear production.

Tunisia is an important garment exporter to Europe, especially to France and Italy. With more than 3 billion Euro export value, Tunisia is one of the top ten suppliers to the EU’s garment industry. The country also exports textile products to the USA and Asia.

SGS Softlines Services

SGS has a worldwide network of over 40 state-of-the-art laboratories specializing in softline testing. Their committed team is drawn from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, allowing them to carry out a comprehensive range of physical, chemical and functional testing services for components, materials and finished products. SGS helps companies ensure quality, performance and compliance with international, industrial and regulatory standards worldwide. Learn more about SGS’s Softlines Services.

For further information contact:

Makram Boughattas

SGS Tunisia

Email: crs.media@sgs.com

Website: www.sgs.com/softlines

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