SGS has acquired MSi Testing & Engineering (MSi), based in Melrose Park, Illinois for an undisclosed sum.
MSi is a laboratory in the fields of Metallurgical Testing and Failure Analysis.
It validates raw materials, solves production related problems, assesses finished and semi -finished goods, or analyzing product failures and providing high end metallurgical engineering services, said SGS.
Founded in 1985 and privately owned, MSi employs 43 staff and generated 2012 revenue in excess of US$7m.
"After the recent acquisition of Ludwig in Canada, SGS is now well positioned to further grow its Industrial Services across North America," said Chris Kirk, CEO of SGS.