Introduction of IRQS:
IRQS (Indian Register Quality Systems) is a division of IRCLASS Systems and Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Which in turn is a 100% subsidiary of IRS(Indian Register of Shipping). It was established in 1993 with an aim of providing certification and training against various ISO standards. IRQS is the first certification body in the entire Asia Pacific region to have RvA (Raad Voor Accreditatie) accreditation. Till date we have certified more than 3500 companies globally and have also helped to improve the systems by training the personnel’s of different organizations. The Head Office of IRQS is at Mumbai and it has got 16 branch offices all across India. Apart from the local presence, IRQS has also got their global offices at London, Houston, Korea, Dubai, Bangkok, Piraeus, China, Singapore, Greece, Sri Lanka, Egypt etc. thus making it the only Indian CB to have got such high presence in the international market.
IRQS provides certifications against ISO 9001(Quality Management System), ISO 14001(Environmental Management System), OHSAS 18001(Operational Health & Safety), ISO 22000 & FSSC 22000(Food Safety), HACCP (Hazard and Critical Control Points), ISO 27001(Information Security Management), ISO 28000(Supply Chain Management), TS 16949(Technical Specification for Automotive), ISO 50001(Energy Management System) and Integrated Management System (IMS). It is registered and authorized to provide renowned national and international accreditations viz. RvA (Raad Voor Accreditatie - Dutch Accreditation), ANAB (ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board - US), NABCB (National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies - India) and IATF (International Automotive Task Force - UK) for different certification activities.
Apart from certification, IRQS is also into providing training’s related to management system viz. lead auditor training, internal auditor training, awareness cum implementation training, Total Quality management (TQM), Six Sigma, Lean Management and other customized training programs so as to help the organizations to build a robust and effective systems. For Lead auditor training’s IRQS have got an accreditation from NABET(National Accreditation Board for educational and Training – India) and is also recognized by RABQSA (Registrar Accreditation Board and Quality Society of Australasia) which enables us to provide certification courses that are recognized globally.
IRQS has also got an expertise in doing 2nd party audits as per the industry requirements and providing certifications against specialized standards like ISO 23026(Engineering and management of websites for systems, software, and services information), ISO 27017(Information technology — Security techniques — Code of practice for information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services), ISO 39001(Road traffic Safety Management), ISO 10001(Quality management – Customer Satisfaction), ISO 31000(Risk Management), ISO 29001(Quality Management System – Oil and Gas) and several other standards as well.
IRQS is having an expertise in most of the major sectors such as Steel, Oil & Gas, Power, Manufacturing, Cement, Chemicals, Mines, Constructions, Banking, Service Organizations, Marine, Ports, Ship Yards, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality & IT services etc. We have certified and trained government organization like Reserve Bank of India, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, divisions under Ministry of commerce which includes Foreign Collaboration & Industrial Entrepreneurs, HPCL, ONGC, IOCL, CIDCO, Shipping corporation of India, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited - GMDC etc. and corporate including OEM’s like TATA Steel (50 Units), Ashok Leyland (All Divisions), Kahn Bank – Mongolia, Cox and Kings, several General Motors suppliers in Egypt, Lafarge India Limited (All Units), Godrej Industries, Shipping Corporation of India, Adani Group, TATA Power, Parle Agro, City Corporation Limited, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers, Reliance Industries , IDBI Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, DCW Ltd, Jindal Steel & Power, JSW Cement, Vedanta (All Units), Club Mahindra, Bank of India, Sesa Sterlite Limited, WIPRO, Axis Bank, Engineer’s India Ltd., BALCO, APTECH, Apollo Tyres etc. Majority of these organizations have been retained for past 10 years thus demonstrating the quality and consistency of services provided by IRQS.
Expertise and competency:
We have got 175+ auditors and trainers registered with us. These auditors and trainers have got an average experience of 10 to 30 years (both industrial and certification). It includes industry experts from different sectors who helps us to provide detail insight while auditing organizations from different industries. Thus the right mix of knowledge and experience enables our auditors and trainers to deliver the services in a more effective and practical manner.
With our global presence, wide range of experience and customer centric approach, we are confident enough to deliver accurate and prompt service that can serve the needs of organizations from different industrial sectors.