Eurofins | AQM Demonstrates Commitment and
Professionalism with APSCA Membership
Eurofins | AQM is pleased to announce that it has become a Provisional Member Firm of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA), whose aim is to enhance the professionalism, consistency and credibility of individuals and organisations performing independent social compliance audits. Eurofins | AQM is one of the first firms to receive APSCA Provisional Member Firm status based on the new membership requirements.
By becoming a Member Firm of the APSCA, Eurofins | AQM has demonstrated its compliance with the stringent requirements outlined in the APSCA Code and Standards of Professional Conduct and Competency Framework.
Rona Starr, President and CEO of APSCA, comments; “We are pleased to have Eurofins| AQM join the APSCA community. At APSCA, we work together with our members and stakeholders to raise industry credibility and professionalism. I am confident that Eurofins | AQM will contribute towards attaining our mission.”
Christophe Liebon, Director of Assurance, International Business Line at Eurofins, adds; “Business assurance has become a critical element in the consumer product supply chain, and Eurofins | AQM has developed quality and compliance solutions in response to market needs. Our APSCA membership will allow Eurofins | AQM to further enhance its service portfolio.”
Randy Rankin, Global Client Development Director, North America, CPT Assurance at Eurofins, comments; “Working in the field for over two decades, I understand how important reliable and professional assurance is to companies of all sizes, particularly in the consumer product industry which deals with such complex global supply chains. At Eurofins | AQM we are committed to building our auditor platform rapidly with APSCA certified professionals, delivering audit services to support our customers’ efforts to work in facilities that meet expectations, as well as promoting transparency throughout the supply chain.”
About Eurofins | AQM
Eurofins | AQM was acquired by Eurofins Consumer Product Testing (CPT) in July 2019. With its roots in traditional manufacturing and a hub in China, Eurofins | AQM has progressively expanded into new sourcing markets in Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar), South Asia (Bangladesh and India), as well as Europe and North Africa (Turkey, Pakistan and Ethiopia) to serve both the dynamic sourcing landscape and shifting market demands. Currently Eurofins | AQM employs over 280 proficient, consistent and committed in-house inspectors and auditors.. Eurofins | AQM, an APSCA Member Firm, is trusted by fashion brands and retailers worldwide.
Eurofins – a global leader in bio-analysis
Eurofins Scientific through its subsidiaries (hereinafter sometimes “Eurofins” or “the Group”) believes it is a scientific leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing. With about 45,000 staff in more than 800 laboratories across 47 countries, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostic. The Group objective is to provide its customers with high-quality services, accurate results on time and expert advice by its highly qualified staff.
Eurofins is committed to pursuing its dynamic growth strategy by expanding both its technology portfolio and its geographic reach. Through R&D and acquisitions, the Group draws on the latest developments in the field of biotechnology and analytical chemistry to offer its clients unique analytical solutions and the most comprehensive range of testing methods.
As one of the most innovative and quality oriented international players in its industry, Eurofins is ideally positioned to support its clients’ increasingly stringent quality and safety standards and the expanding demands of regulatory authorities around the world.
The shares of Eurofins Scientific are listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN FR0000038259, Reuters EUFI.PA, Bloomberg ERF FP).