AGQR is an accredited certification body. This means that AGQR Certifications is authorized to audit organisations and issue certificates against a variety of management systems (including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, CE Marking, RoHS Certification, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000/ HACCP , ISO 27001 (ISMS), ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485 and SA8000).
American Global Quality Registrar is an independent, third-party assessment body. It assesses a wide range of manufacturing and service companies, both throughout India.
AGQR (CPC) - The Company
Today, AGQR has its own regional assessors throughout India and has operations world-wide. The Governing board still takes a 'hands on' approach to run the business from the Registred office in Chennai maintaining their original enthusiasm.
AGQR roots lie in providing a service which is affordable for small to medium-sized businesses. However, the company's pricing structure and its philosophy of being approachable on any quality matter has resulted in organisations of all sizes choosing to work with AGQR Certifications.
The AGQR Certifications Apporch
Understanding what it is like to be on the receiving end of the assessment process, AGQR has developed a unique package of benefits for companies seeking registration for their management system(s).
Friendly and down-to-earth
Friendly and down-to-earthThere is no need for assessments to be traumatic. AGQR assessors are selected for their ability to work with the quality representative from the company and to be approachable; establishing that the quality system works for the benefit of the company and checking it as though they were customers of the firm. Emphasis is firmly placed on practicality.
Quality Documents reviewed on site
AGQR has a policy of visiting companies applying for iso certification. This enables its quality documents to be reviewed and provides an opportunity for the auditor or the company representative to discuss any areas of concern before the audit itself. Even more importantly, it provides an opportunity for the company to get to know the auditor, starting to build a rapport.
In addition to its primary function of providing companies accredited certification to a wide range of national and international management systems standards, AGQR also offers:
- Free preliminary visits to companies seeking registration, to discuss what the process involves.
- Pre-assessments for companies wishing to experience the audit process and verify the effectiveness of their quality system prior to assessment.
- Mandatory Stage I & Stage II audits are carried out for all our clients.
- Audits to the Quality Management Standard ISO 9001, the International Environmental Standard ISO 14001 , the Health and Safety Standard OHSAS 18001, the food safety standard ISO 22000/ HACCP, Information security management standard ISO 27001 (ISMS) (isms), the Automotive Industry standard ISO/TS 16949 and Medical devices -Quality management standard ISO 13485
- New standards are being added to our portfolio on a regular basis
- Second party audits to organisations' own quality standards.
AGQR track record
AGQR has certified various clients with different types of scopes. More and more companies are not only realising the benefits of being a 'quality assured firm', but also the benefits of using AGQR . Its dislike of bureaucracy and its philosophy of being approachable mean that nearly all AGQR Certification contracts stem from recommendations by quality iso audit. As well as ISO 9001 Quality Systems, more and more of our clients are taking advantage of our growing service portfolio and becoming certified against other standards including, amongst others, ISO 14001 - the environmental standard, OHSAS 18001 - the health and safety standard and ISO 22000/ HACCP - the food safety standard, Information security management standard ISO 27001 (ISMS) isms , the Automotive Industry standard ISO/TS 16949,Medical devices -Quality management standard ISO 13485 and Social Accountability International Certification SA 8000. This is currently resulting in the company experiencing a period of unprecedented growth.