Manama, Bahrain/Dubai, UAE: Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, announced today that it has awarded Arabian German Manufacturing Company W.L.L in Bahrain (AGMA), the ISO 22716:2007 certification for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for cleaning products. AGMA is one of the main producers of cleaning products in Bahrain, and it is the first time AGMA has achieved certification for the ISO 22716:2007 standard. AGMA produces a range of cleaning products, including bleach, all-purpose cleaners, detergents, fabric softeners, disinfectants as well as cleaning products for automobiles.
ISO 22716:2007 is an international standard for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) that provides guidelines and requirements which an organisation must meet to assure its products meet industry standards. ISO 22716 introduces a management systems approach to documenting and regulating the production, control, storage, and shipment of products. The ISO standard’s guidelines also provide manufacturers with practical methods for managing the many factors that can affect product quality and is aimed at enhancing the safety and quality of the products.
The award was presented to Ms. Sana A. Aleem Abdullah, Head of Quality at AGMA by Mr. Hesham Abbas, Area Manager at Intertek Business Assurance Bahrain & KSA Western Region. Sana said: “We are very proud of this certification and would like to thank the Intertek team for their expertise and professionalism throughout the certification journey. The auditing process for Good Manufacturing Practices has not only added value to our operations, but the certification has also enabled AGMA to enter into new export markets.”
Hesham Abbas, said: “We would like to congratulate everyone at AGMA for this accomplishment. Obtaining the ISO 22716 certification is a milestone worth celebrating in the journey for excellence, and it shows AGMA has implemented manufacturing practices that follow the highest international standards.”
Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.