Aman Integrated Solutions Lab for testing services opens in KIZAD
Technical review ME
11 Dec 2019
Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, minister of climate change and environment, Tarek Al Goweiny, CEO of NCC Group, and Muhammad Nassar, chief operating officer of AMAN Integrated Solutions have inaugurated Aman Integrated Solutions Lab, the first facility to provide a full suite of HSE testing services for sectors in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
aman labThe lab is working towards adopting 100 per cent paperless processes with the upcoming launch of an integrated mobile app through. (Image source: AMAN Integrated Solutions)
A subsidiary of NCC Group, the new purpose-built facility spreads over an area of 11,000 sq ft and comprises specialised lab sections for physical, chemical, biological and environmental tests. Featuring state-of-the-art information system, sophisticated equipment and technical expertise, it provides training, consultancy and auditing for quality standards, conformity verification and health, safety and environment compliance across construction and building; oil and gas; F&B; industrial; agricultural; health; tourism; education and government sectors.
The inauguration marks a step towards the UAE government’s vision to raise the quality of the exports and locally traded products while protecting the interests of consumers and supporting the UAE’s competitive economy.
Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi said, “As the UAE continues to diversify its economy, we are witnessing a growing influx of global manufacturing and scientific organisations that are keen to benefit from the country’s enabling legislation and establish their regional base here. Building our credentials as a leading scientific and research hub mandates the presence of reliable and high-quality lab facilities that can measure and ensure excellence on a sustained basis.”
He added, “Highly reliable testing facilities, such as Aman integrated Solutions Lab, contribute to raising consumer confidence in the quality and safety of products made and available in the UAE and provide an example of how the private sector contributes to improving quality standards in the country.”
Tarek Al Goweiny, CEO of NCC Group, commented, “Quality and excellence sits at the heart of driving an advanced, competitive, knowledge-based economy in the UAE. Aman Integrated Solution lab aims to cater to the rapidly growing demand for providing the highest standards of testing services across multiple disciplines under one roof.”
According to Mordor Intelligence, the technical services industry is one of the largest industries in the UAE, accounting for 2.6 per cent of the national GDP and is expected to register a CAGR of 3.81 per cent over the next five years. Industrial testing services holds a major market share driven by a growing manufacturing, F&B, oil and gas, chemical and fertilisers, metal and building material sectors, covering mechanical testing, metallurgic testing, chemical analysis, environmental and corrosion testing, endurance testing, electromagnetic compatibility testing, functional testing, non-destruction testing, and calibration testing.
Mohamed Nassar praised the acquisition of the ISO / IEC 17025 accreditation certificate by Emirates National Accreditation System, thus demonstrating the lab’s technical proficiency to meet produce accurate test and calibration data.