26 September 2017
In August this year, the Infineum China Business and Technology Centre (CBTC) Laboratory was awarded ISO/IEC17025:2005 testing laboratory management system accreditation. ISO17025 is an international standard for testing and calibration laboratories. Test results issued by accredited laboratories are recognised by many organisations worldwide. This accreditation signifies that the Infineum CBTC Laboratory has reached international leading industry level in its management, quality control, testing technology and other aspects. It also indicates the Laboratory’s competence in providing testing and calibration services according to internationally recognised standards and its progress in continually strengthening its competency and management while enhancing its market competitiveness.
As a joint venture of ExxonMobil and Shell, Infineum is one of the world’s top producers of petroleum additives for lubricant and fuel additives. By providing leading and reliable products and technologies for the industry Infineum remains committed to its brand promise – Performance you can rely on. Infineum CBTC Laboratory, located in Jingqiao Office Park in Pudong, Shanghai, has strictly complied with ISO17025 requirements for operation and testing since its establishment in 2014. Using world-class advanced equipment and apparatus, relying on the criteria of international leading quality systems, Infineum carries out testing on lubricants’ physical and chemical performance in accordance with applicable international standards. Our excellent laboratory team has put a tremendous effort into this achievement. During the certification period, Infineum went through rigorous review processes by China National Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (CNAS), not only did we gain confidence of the CNAS in the organisation structure, document control and other aspects of its requirements, but also the technicians’ competence to carry out testing procedures.Mr. Fu Limin, President of Infineum Greater China, commented, “ISO17025 accreditation for Infineum CBTC Laboratory represents the achievement of our consistent effort to pursue technology excellence, reliable supply and collaboration with industry partners. This accreditation will give our clients the assurance that we provide them with leading, cutting-edge and reliable products and technologies from which we can satisfy the needs of our clients and local market better and faster. Congratulations to the Laboratory team!”
“This is the first time that a company in the lubricant additive industry has been awarded the ISO17025 certificate in the Asia Pacific Region. It fully realises the Infineum philosophy: convergence of global resources, deep exploration and development in local business in China, constant cultivation of local talents, and achieving operational excellence. Now, our laboratory is equipped with internationally recognised standards to carry out high-quality testing services that generate accurate and reliable data. This is a great recognition of the improvement of our laboratory management and testing capabilities. This accredited competence also provides reliable and accurate data support for all Infineum new products as well as technology research and development that guide and safeguard all Infineum cutting-edge, leading products and technologies.” Said Mei Yu, Infineum China CTS/PD Manager.
In addition, the Infineum Zhangjiagang plant received ISO9001:2008 certification for its quality management systems earlier this year. It represents that the Zhangjiagang plant, which has integrated world-class management systems into all areas of its operations and is fully capable of delivering a reliable supply of high quality products that meet all regulatory requirements, as well as customers’ stringent demand.