Chemicals business of Uflex has become India’s first NABL accredited entity in the field of combined manufacturing of packaging inks and lamination adhesives. The business manufactures inks, adhesives, specialty coatings and polyols.
National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India.
Rajesh Bhasin, business head, Chemicals at Uflex, said, ‘The laboratory of Chemicals business has been recognized by an accreditation body in line with the internationally laid down principles and is now authorized to issue results, within defined scope, for customers as a third party for outside samples in accordance with ISO/IEC17025:2005. Reports issued by an NABL accredited laboratory are internationally accepted owing to its tie up with International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).’
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non standard methods, and laboratory developed methods.
Ashok Chaturvedi, chairman and managing director, Uflex, said, ‘This accreditation by NABL further testifies the quality conscious approach governing the manufacturing processes at Uflex Chemicals. We remain committed to offering value added best in class flexible packaging products for clients across the globe.'