Govt quality body lauds SBMA for ISO 9001 mark

The Government Quality Management Committee has recognized the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority for attaining ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS) Certification.

The GQMC annually recognizes government agencies, government-owned and controlled corporations, state universities and colleges, and local government units for their QMS reaching ISO 9001 Certification from January 2012 to October 2016.

In a communication sent to SBMA, GQMC Chairman and Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said the conferment was in recognition of the freeport authority’s established QMS.

The GQMC is co-chaired by Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, with Local Governments Secretary Ismael Sueno and Development Academy of the Philippines president Antonio Kalaw. 

An ISO 9001:2015 Certificate is awarded by International Standards Organization certified Registrars to an organization that meets specified quality system requirements to be able to consistently provide conforming products, either materials or services, to meet customer’s expectations.