The ceremony of awarding the EFQM certificate "Striving for Excellence" was held in Astana, to Amangeldy Gas LLP and KazTransGas Onimderi LLP, being a part of the National Operator group of companies, under the unified AFNOR standards for compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007 international standards and to Intergas Central Asia JSC the EFQM certificate "Recognized perfection" 3 stars.
The documents received were a result of certification audit conducted in December last year. AFNOR is the National Standardization Body of France and is one of the world's leading players in the certification market. It has representative offices in all major world economic centers, providing a uniform high level of services in the field of management system certification and technical expertise. Its experts have certified more than 30 thousand companies in 60 countries. EFQM is the only official organization of the European Union that prepares and conducts an annual contest of the European award for the quality and excellence of the company management system.
Presenting the certificates of the President of the «Kazakhstan Organization of Quality and Innovation Management» Azat Abdrakhmanov noted that this is a significant event for the industrial companies of Kazakhstan.
«This is a high evaluation of progress — said Azat Abdrakhmanov. — The company entered into the register of recognized European organizations, including the world-famous companies appear BMW, BOSCH, Grandfos. Such recognition will greatly enhance the interest of foreign investors».
The State and international management system certificates obtained by KazTransGas JSC, Intergas Central Asia JSC, KazTransGas Aimak JSC, Amangeldy Gas LLP and KazTransGas Onimderi LLP will enable the National Operator to significantly boost its rating on the market of rendered services. The received certificates confirm the international level and authority of the group of companies of KazTransGas JSC, their credit reliability and investment attractiveness.
The organizer and founder of the award is the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management, EFQM). The Fund is a partnership of more than 750 different European institutions, each of which seeks to improve the efficiency and excellence in business. Certificate of the EFQM 'Recognised for Excellence «level 1 of «KazTransGasAimak» received in 2013 and every year tried to improve the quality of their work.