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BASF Chile Receives ISO 50001 Certification for Energy Efficiency System

January 21, 2021

BASF Chile Receives ISO 50001 Certification

BASF Chile, a leading organization in providing high-quality products for the chemical industry, received certification for an Energy Efficiency System based on the international standard ISO 50001:2018.

ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE) Chile issued this certification, supporting BASF Chile in becoming the first major chemical industry in the country to receive this recognition.

ABS QE Chile's Deputy Manager of Customer Service Rossina Moreno delivered the certificate and congratulations to Nicolás Pizarro, Concón Site Management and Manuel Antonio González who led the implementation. This certification is the result of resilient teamwork that required high requirements and several hours of work.

This endeavor was carried out at a special time in Chile, following the recent approval of the first Energy Efficiency Law seeking to promote energy management in large consumers. The final impact will reduce the energy consumption of main players in the mining, forestry, agricultural, chemical, transportation and construction sectors.
This new law aims to increase energy efficiency in the use of energy sources, avoid waste, reduce the energy costs on the national economy and to enhance sustainable development. Companies with high energy consumption will be required to implement an Energy Management System.

 

BASF Chile Recibe Certificación ISO 50001:2018

BASF Chile se posiciona dentro de las empresas líderes en nuestro país en recibir la certificación por la aplicación de un Sistema de Eficiencia Energética, basado en la norma internacional ISO 50001:2018, convirtiéndose en la primera gran industria química del país en recibir este reconocimiento.

ABS Quality Evaluations Chile a través de su Subgerente de Servicio al Cliente Sra. Rossina Moreno entregó el certificado y las felicitaciones a la compañía representada por Nicolás Pizarro, Gerente de Planta y Manuel Antonio González quien lideró la implementación. Todos coincidieron en que es el resultado de un arduo trabajo en equipo que conllevó altos requerimientos y muchas horas de trabajo.

Esta actividad se lleva a cabo en un especial momento en Chile, tras la reciente aprobación de la primera Ley de Eficiencia Energética, que busca promover la gestión de energía en grandes consumidores para disminuir el consumo energético de los actores principales de los rubros minero, forestal, agrícola, químico, transporte, construcción, entre otros.

La nueva ley, exigirá que las empresas con altos consumos de energía implementen un Sistema de Gestión de la Energía para optimizar el uso de este recurso.

 

About ABS Quality Evaluations

As a world-leading certification body, ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE) works with companies to assure the performance of their business, systems, people and supply chains through management systems certification, verification, assessment and training. ABS QE's global network of auditors play an important role in helping you obtain the necessary certifications to get your product or service to market, giving you and your customers the confidence you need.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (www.abs-group.com), through its operating subsidiaries, provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help clients confirm the safety, integrity, quality and efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals in over 20 countries serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government and industrial sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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