Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) recently received the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certification by the Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for complying with the standards set out by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), two global entities which form specialized systems for worldwide standardization.
Following a comprehensive audit, the CTC Laboratory received this certification, which acknowledges the development of management systems for quality, administrative and technical operations, recognizing its competency in performing chemical and mechanical testing.
“CTC Laboratory has complied with these standards and practices for 14 years since 2002. The specialty in 2016 is that we were able to obtain the ISO certification without having any non-conformity in the field of chemical and mechanical testing, which is a remarkable achievement for CTC,” said CTC Operations Director Rukshan Gunatilaka.
CTC Laboratory receiving the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certification emphasizes its ability to provide accurate feedback and maintain high standards, which the management and other employees within the organisation can rely on for planning and decision-making.