ISO 9001:2000 Certification for SGS Nigeria

Port Harcourt, Nigeria (PressExposure) August 11, 2009 -- Globally recognized and respected, ISO ( is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards, with 161 members worldwide. Standards ensure that products and services possess appropriate characteristics, such as quality, environment friendliness, safety, reliability and efficiency. Products and services that meet standards usually are the ones that satisfy the high quality needs in the industry.

ISO 9001 is a worldwide established quality framework that sets the standard for management systems in general, and for quality management systems in particular.

ISO 9001:2000 ([]) specifies the basic requirements for a Quality Management System (QMS) which a company must fulfil to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that enhance customer satisfaction and meet applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

On July 17, 2009, SGS Nigeria (, a member of the SGS Group, achieved certification for ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System demonstrating their commitment to improve product quality, services, and overall customer satisfaction. The ISO 9001:2000 certificate is valid for a period of three years. This certification, granted by the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) was issued after an extensive auditing of the processes and services of SGS Nigeria.

SGS has operated in Nigeria since 1957 and is a trusted local partner in technical inspection, testing, verification and certification. With experience and a network spanning the globe, SGS also offers a wide range of value-added industrial services.

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.


SGS Industrial Services Andrew Hunter Managing Director SGS Inspection Services Nigeria Limited 1 Wogu Street D -Line, Port Harcourt PMB 1154 Port Harcourt Nigeria t: +234 1 8981274, +234 1 2805090

About SGS Industrial Services

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 56,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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