SGS Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Conformity in Colombia

On November 22nd, 2010, SGS has obtained the ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Conformity in Colombia. SGS has been awarded in recognition of its implementation practices that are in compliance with the international Quality Management System standard.
Jan. 21, 2011 - PRLog -- The Industrial Services division of SGS in Colombia has received the ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Conformity in Chile. The extensive certification audit ensures that SGS’s activities and its internal Quality Management System comply with the highest international standards.

ISO 9000 is a family of international standards and guidelines to support and enable the implementation of the Quality Management System maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ( The only standard in the family against which organizations can be certified is ISO 9001:2008, which provides a tried and tested framework for taking a systematic approach to managing an organization's processes in order to satisfy the customers’ expectations.

The scope of SGS services which comply with ISO 9001:2008 requirements include Visual Inspection, Asset Integrity Management, Loading and Unloading Inspection and the physical witnessing of tests, samples’ evaluation and laboratory results analysis. Moreover, SGS’s Conventional and Advanced Non-Destructive Testing is in accordance with the international Quality Management System standard. Other SGS services which are in compliance with ISO 9001:2008 are the Project Management of construction, engineering, financial, technological and organizational development, audit services, including Risk Based Inspection, Quality Assurance and Quality Control ( as well as Health, Safety and Environment Management.

About SGS Industrial Services

Industrial Services is one of the major Business Lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. SGS Industrial Services ensures that the customer’s installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based. Industrial Services has decades’ worth of experience and some remarkable references in serving key industries, such as Construction, Industrial Manufacturing & Trade, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry (, Power Generation and Transmission, Banks and Financial Institutions as well as Renewable Energy.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Melvy Rocio Diaz
Industrial Service Manager

SGS Colombia
Carrera 16 A No. 78 - 11 Piso 3
7205 Bogotá D.C.

t: +57 1 606 8231

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