Chellarams plc, one of the countries food packing companies has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 certifications for its food and chemical divisions, following adoption of a quality management system, as required by international organisation of standardisation.
Presenting the certificate to Chellarams, Joseph Odumodu, director-general of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) congratulated the management and staff of the company for achieving the feat of the ISO certification of their food and chemical divisions at the first attempt, as well as the adoption of a quality management system as required by the International Organisation of Standardisation.
Odumode who was represented by Solomon Onafowokan, director in the organisation, however urged the company to ensure that it does not deviate from the quality management process that has been put in place and which led to the award of the ISO certification.
He noted that Chellarams was in the league of companies that have improved on their quality game, by upgrading from SON MANCAP certification to the internationally recognised ISO 9001: 2008 certification.
Solomon Onafowokan, chairman of the company, receiving the award, assured SON that the company’s determination to improve on the standard gave the ISO certification. For him, the award would serve as the impetus that would steer the company towards providing more quality products and services to its customers.
“Our company’s quality parameters for our food and chemical divisions are of international standard and we promise to regularly update in order to sustain the confidence reposed in us by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria and the International Standard Organisation.”
The ISO 9001: 2008 certification is the international standard for quality management systems (QMS) which provides companies with a set of principles that ensure a common sense approach to the management of business activities to consistently achieve customer satisfaction.
With Chellarams certification as ISO 9001 : 2008 compliant, the company is set to reap its benefits which include reduction in operating cost, improved stake holders relationship, customer satisfaction and proven business credentials, to mention just but a few.
As a major player in powder food packaging, Chellarams possesses a state – of – the – art powder food packaging equipment that has the capability to package all pack sizes of food; from the small sachet of 6gm to the large size of 2.5kg.