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Celebrate World Standards Day 2018 with SGS.

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Everything is changing. The way we work. The way we live. Advances in technology - artificial intelligence, smart health, e-commerce, digital transactions, 3D printing, autonomous vehicles - will revolutionize everyday life, for everyone.

How are these innovations mainstreamed?

Global standards and regulations are a large part of these innovations. They enable organizations, in almost any industry, to build on established technologies and deploy cutting-edge advancements with safety, efficiency, and consistency.

A revolution?

Transcending boundaries between the physical, digital and biological worlds, emerging technologies are increasingly referred to as a fourth industrial revolution - where technology leads the way. At the same time, standards will play a key role in to this new era of innovation and invention.

New technologies need standards, as they will:

  • Increase globalization and connectivity - creating an increased need for standards
  • Need a vehicle to help spread innovation and knowledge globally
  • Development of AI and machines are changing how goods are made
  • Need increased safety standards to improve the interaction of robots and humans
  • Majority of data is stored on the cloud, making the need for digital protection standards critical

Enhance your organization with international standards to ensure the compatibility and safety of new technologies and adaptability of your company.

Customer success stories

Read about our customers' experiences on their journey to standard certification.

What are the benefits?

Standards help organizations and businesses to:

  • Ensure products are safe, reliable and of good quality
  • Improve organizational performance
  • Minimize risk and ensure safety
  • Reduce costs
  • Commit to sustainable solutions

Find out more about World Standards Day 2018

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How can SGS help?

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We ensure that products, processes, systems and services around the globe comply with national and international standards and regulations.

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