SGS Inaugurates New Footwear Laboratory in Istanbul

SGS is pleased to announce the opening of a new, fully equipped Footwear Laboratory at SGS Gunesli, Istanbul.

Online PR News – 30-March-2015 – 30.03.2015 – The SGS Turkey lab can provide a full range physical and chemical testing services for footwear, textiles, leather, hardgoods, cosmetics and toys and juvenile products. SGS is a symbol of trust for everyone in the industry with its continuous improvement capabilities and continually adapting its testing, inspection and audit services to meet current market and client needs.

Strategic Positioning for Turkey’s Footwear Industry

The new Footwear Laboratory is strategically located to meet the growing needs of the consumer goods industry in Turkey, Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The Ministry of Economy set the Turkish Exports Strategy for 2023 with a view to render Istanbul an international fashion, fair and trade center.

Comprehensive Footwear Testing Services

SGS is able to provide fast and convenient service for footwear manufacturers. The company’s Footwear Laboratory expects ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation before end of 2015. The laboratory is able to serve its clients according to diversified market requirements. The new facility offers a full spectrum of footwear services including physical and chemical tests performed based on international standards such as ISO, BS, DIN, AATCC, ASTM, SATRA, UNE, CPSC, etc.

Footwear Laboratory Address

Baglar Mah. Osmanpasa Cad. No:95
Is Istanbul Plaza E Girisi 34209 Bagcilar Gunesli
Istanbul / TURKEY

About SGS Footwear Safety Testing Services

SGS Global Softlines has an extensive network of over 40 laboratories worldwide, with a strong team of committed professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds. The company’s internationally accredited state-of-the-art testing laboratories offer a comprehensive range of physical, chemical and functional testing services for components, materials and finished footwear and leather products ( SGS help companies ensure quality, performance and compliance with international, industrial and regulatory standards worldwide.

For further information, contact the SGS experts.

Contact details:

SGS Consumer Testing Services
Kris Wan
Senior Manager, Global Softlines Development Office
SGS Hong Kong

t: +852 2765 3695

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 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.