GENEVA, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - In October 2012, Cotecna, one of the
world's leading international testing, inspection and certification
companies, was officially appointed by the Iraqi Central Organization
for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) to handle the
implementation of a verification of conformity program for goods
imported into Iraq. We are glad to announce that we are fully
operational to carry out these services.
As part of the country's import verification program, Cotecna is
carrying out verifications and the issuance of Certificates of
Conformity (CoC) in exporting countries, as well as checks at specified
border points in Iraq. For details on the program consult http://www.exports-to-iraq.com.
"Cotecna is proud to have been chosen by COSQC for this mandate. We will deploy
our best efforts to contribute to the program's success for better consumer
protection and the wellbeing of the people of Iraq", said Robert Massey, Cotecna's CEO.
Founded in Switzerland in 1974, the Cotecna group offers a wide range of
Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services. Cotecna is a
pioneer in areas such as risk management, destination inspection and
scanner integration projects and also offers Customs modernization
programmes, Customs valuation assistance, trade security solutions and
commercial inspections. For a full description of our services, please
visit http://www.cotecna.com. The Cotecna Group has a combined workforce of about 4,000 employees
and agents in close to 100 offices.
SOURCE: Cotecna Inspection SA
For further information:
Cotecna Corporate Press
Vice President Corporate Communications