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SGS Announces the Acquisition of BioVision Seed Research Ltd.

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SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of BioVision Seed Research Ltd., Sherwood Park, AB.

Headquartered Sherwood Park, AB, with additional facilities in Winnipeg and Grand Prairie; BioVision Seed Research Ltd. is a leading seed, grain and soil testing laboratory serving the agricultural markets in Western Canada and beyond. The company offers testing across a broad variety of crops, supported by its fully-accredited experts and laboratories (CFIA, CSI, ISO 9001:2008).

Founded in 1996 and privately owned, BioVision Seed Research Ltd. employs 20 staff and generated revenues in excess of CAD 3.4 million in the last financial year.

“This acquisition reinforces our already strong presence in the Canadian agricultural market and allows us to expand our portfolio of services across our extensive country-wide branch network,” says Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.