Construction and building targeted for physical, chemical, biological and environmental tests
NCC Group subsidiary, Aman Integrated Solutions, has officially inaugurated its first quality, conformity and HSE testing services facility in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD).
The Aman Integrated Solutions Lab integrates state-of-the-art information systems, sophisticated equipment and technical expertise, but will also provide training, consultancy and auditing for quality standards, conformity verification and health, safety and environment compliance.
Attending the opening of the Aman Integrated Solutions Lab were His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Tarek Al Goweiny, CEO of NCC Group, and Eng. Muhammad Nassar, COO of AMAN Integrated Solutions, today inaugurated Aman Integrated Solutions Lab.
According to the UAE-based firm, the new purpose-built facility spreads over an area of 1,000 sqm and houses specialised labs for physical, chemical, biological and environmental tests. A variety of sectors including construction and building, oil & gas, F&B, industrial, agricultural, health, tourism, education, and the public sector will be invited to use its services.
“The inauguration marks a step towards the UAE government’s vision to raise the quality of the exports and locally traded products while protecting the interests of consumers and supporting the UAE’s competitive economy,” the company explained in a statement.
“As the UAE continues to diversify its economy, we are witnessing a growing influx of global manufacturing and scientific organizations that are keen to benefit from the country’s enabling legislations and establish their regional base here,” said His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi, “Building our credentials as a leading scientific and research hub mandates the presence of reliable and high-quality lab facilities that can measure and ensure excellence on a sustained basis.
“Highly reliable testing facilities, such as Aman integrated Solutions Lab, contribute to raising consumer confidence in the quality and safety of products made and available in the UAE, and provide an example of how the private sector contributes to improving quality standards in the country.”
NCC Group’s CEO Al Goweiny added: “Quality and excellence sits at the heart of driving an advanced, competitive, knowledge-based economy in the UAE. Aman Integrated Solution lab aims to cater to the rapidly growing demand for providing highest standards of testing services across multiple disciplines under one roof. Bringing the best in innovative technology and first-rate expertise, this holistic approach ensures all products, raw materials and components, available in Abu Dhabi comply with the highest quality standards and regulatory framework specified by the government authorities.”
Eng. Mohamed Nassar, COO, Aman Integrated Solutions said the acquisition of the ISO / IEC 17025 accreditation certificate by Emirates National Accreditation System demonstrated the lab’s technical proficiency to meet produce accurate test and calibration data.
The lab is also designated by Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council to provide testing services to all government institutions in the building and construction sector as an initial step, with other sectors to follow to enhance the development of a quality framework in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. It is also working towards adopting 100% paperless process with the upcoming launch of an integrated mobile app through which customers can raise inquiry, track samples, process payment, and access analysis reports.