SGS participated in the American Apparel & Footwear Associationâ€™s 2011 International Product Safety and Sustainability Conference on April 29, 2011 at HJ International Hotel, Dongguan, China.
Online PR News – 06-July-2011 – – On April 29, 2011, SGS participated in the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) 2011 International Product Safety and Sustainability Conference (http://www.apparelandfootwear.org/Events/event.asp?EVENT_ID=439) at HJ International Hotel, Dongguan, China.
The conference brings together industry leaders to educate attendees on the numerous regulatory standards, restricted substances lists, chemical management programs and sustainability issues facing the industry today.
Dr. Karen Kyllo, Deputy Vice President of SGS Global Softlines, was invited to give a speech on the topic of Understanding Testing â€“ When to Test, How to Test and What to Test. She helped give attendees an overview of what constitutes a reasonable test plan and the thinking behind a chemical management program.
About SGS Softlines Services
With our well-developed laboratories and experienced textile and footwear specialists, SGS offers you efficient support and risk protection on all textile products (http://www.softlines.sgs.com/products.htm) including apparels, home textiles, fabrics and yarns, footwear, leather, rubber, and feather and down products.
For more information about product safety and sustainability in the textile industry, please contact:
SGS Consumer Testing Services
Dr. Karen Kyllo
Deputy Vice President of SGS Global Softlines
291 Fairfield Avenue, 07004 Fairfield, US
t: +1 973 461 7934
SGS is the worldâ€™s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.