Petromin awarded internationally acclaimed certificate from American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Jeddah - MENA Herald: Petromin Corporation (Petromin), a leading automotive services company in the MENA region, today announced that its Jeddah plant laboratory has received an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the globally renowned American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).
The accreditation reflects the advanced capability of Petromin’s quality management and production systems, and its pioneering ability for products to perform to the highest worldwide standard as defined by ISO/IEC 17025:2015 Standard’s stringent criteria of requirements for the competency of testing laboratories. Petromin was awarded the recognition following extensive testing of its lubricants and greases to evaluate their performance and resilience in a variety of extreme conditions.
Commenting on Petromin receiving the accreditation, Samir Nawar, President and CEO of Petromin Corporation, commented: “The team at Petromin’s laboratory in Jeddah have many years of experience within the lubricants industry and the accreditation from A2LA is a testament to their leading expertise. This recognition serves as further evidence of Petromin’s ability to perform as a world-class lubricants organization and our pioneering spirit which delivers the highest quality of lubricants to our customers.”
“Petromin’s Jeddah laboratory is the first and only lubricants manufacturer with this esteemed accreditation in Saudi Arabia, adding to the company’s innovative track record of success. Petromin is at the forefront of developing quality products to meet the requirement of all leading international equipment manufacturers and has established customer trust for offering motor oils which are proven to prolong engine life.”
A2LA is the largest US-based, multi-disciplinary accreditation body with a 35 year legacy of providing internationally-recognized accreditations and quality control assessments in line with the requirements of ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation).
Petromin also holds an ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management System implemented at its plants in Riyadh and Jeddah, further highlighting the company’s commitment to producing petroleum-based products of the highest international standard.

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