Applus+ in Saudi Arabia Receives ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation

30/08/2020

    Applus+ Velosi in Saudi Arabia is now an ISO/IEC 17020 accredited inspection body.

    With this accreditation, Applus+ Velosi in Saudi Arabia joins other offices in the Applus+ Group to be registered as an accredited inspection body. The accreditation was granted by GCC Accreditation Center (GAC) after Applus+ Velosi in Saudi Arabia successfully implemented the ISO/IEC 17020 requirements. Applus+ Velosi was successful in demonstrating compliance to these requirements which was verified during an audit conducted by GAC auditors in the Dharan office.

    The achievement of obtaining the ISO 17020 accreditation is clear proof of Applus+ Velosi’s commitment to the maintenance of outstanding Management Systems and represents a major step forward in supporting the organisation's drive to improve business performance. The accreditation lays a foundation for continually improving operations by standardizing the Quality processes for the inspection services, and by periodically monitoring the performance.

    Hazem Zein – Country Manager of Applus+ Velosi in Saudi Arabia stated, “After a joint team effort, we have successfully obtained the ISO 17020 accreditation. I am very proud of my team, as they worked extremely hard to obtain this accreditation. ISO 17020 will support our objective to provide our services in a fair and impartial manner. The accreditation will help to strengthen our reputation in Saudi Arabia and enhance our performance under the Vendor Surveillance, Lifting Equipment Inspection and Scaffolding business lines."

    You may find more details of the accreditation and the approved scope in the link below:          

    Scope of Accreditation - ISO17020 Applus+ Velosi in Saudi Arabia