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ABS Quality Evaluations Achieves Accreditation for ISO 9001:2015

January 20, 2016

ABS Group announces that its operating subsidiary, ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE), has successfully been accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to provide certification to ISO 9001:2015. ABS QE can issue ANAB accredited certificates to ISO 9001:2015 as of December 31, 2015. ISO 9001:2015 is the new version of the international quality management standard, which was published September 23, 2015. The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has identified a three-year transition period after the publication of the standard. At the end of the transition period, any certificates to ISO 9001:2008 will be obsolete. ABS QE will be hosting information webinars discussing the latest revisions in addition to offering various training courses, pre-audits and gap analysis to assist organizations preparing for the transition.

Learn more about our ISO 9001:2015 information webinars.

Learn more about the ISO 9001:2015 transition process.


About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,300 professionals in over 30 countries. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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