The Industrial Services division of SGS in the Arabian Peninsula (UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar) was awarded with ISO 9001:2008 Certification as recognition for implementing practices that are in accordance with the Quality Management Systems standard. After an extensive audit, the certification was issued by the British Standards Institution (BSI) on November 11, 2009.

ISO 9000 is a family of standards and guidelines for Quality Management Systems and is maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The requirements are continuously updated and were last changed on November 15, 2008, creating the current version of ISO 9001:2008. The ISO certification process ensures ongoing compliance with performance standards. Once certified, companies are externally audited on a regular basis to ensure continuous adherence to the standards. The current certification of SGS Industrial Services is valid for a period of three years.

The scope of SGS services which comply with the ISO 9001:2008 requirements includes: Conventional and Advanced Non-Destructive Testing, Third Party Inspection of Materials, Equipment, Plants, Pipelines, Tanks and Vessels, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Services and Lifting Equipment Inspection, and Certification and Technical Training for the Oil and Gas Industries, Petrochemicals, Refineries, Fertilizers and other industries.

Since 1980, SGS has been committed to serving clients throughout the Middle East. The certification covers the following SGS locations: the head office in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as at the branch offices in Abu Dhabi, (UAE), Doha (Qatar) and Dammam (Saudi Arabia).

SGS Industrial Services is a global service provider for technical verification, certification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. Instilling confidence in clients, SGS assures that the quality and performance of your product or installation meets applicable requirements, whether they are regulatory-, voluntary- or client-specific.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Ahsan Tauseef
Operations Manager
SGS Industrial Services

SGS Gulf Limited - Head Office for Middle East Region
SGS Building, Street No: 1243
Jebel Ali Free Zone
P.O. Box 18556 Dubai
t: +971 4 883 22 22
f: +971 4 883 24 24

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.