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SGS acquires Herguth Laboratories

SGS S.A. said it has acquired Herguth Laboratories, Inc., based in Vallejo, California, for an undisclosed amount. Herguth Laboratories, Inc. is a leading independent laboratory with strong expertise in lubricants, petroleum-based substance testing and tribological research, primarily serving the energy and transportation industries.
Founded in 1980 and privately owned, Herguth Laboratories Inc. operates two facilities in Vallejo, Calif., and Naperville, Illinois, both in the U.S.A. The company has 46 employees and is expected to generate revenues of US$5.5 million in 2012.