Addis Ababa, Thursday, 09 September 2021
Ethio -Engineering Group (EEG)signs system certification agreement with the Ethiopian Standards Agency( ESA)here yesterday in the premises of the latter .The agreement provides for acquisition of ISO 9001 -2015 for the former .
The agreement is going to be implemented in the Bishoftu Automotive Engineering , Power Equipment production, Adama Agricultural Production Machinery Industry and Addis Machine Spare part production Industries found under EEG.
As per the agreement the afore mentioned industries will enjoy the certification in a year’s time. and this helps them become competitive , according to Eng. Hiwot Mosisa EEG CEO , both locally and internationally . The CEO said that due to globalization the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector is becoming more and more challenging .And as such it is wise to give due attention to quality than quantity , she added.
ESA General Director , Endalew Mekonen , on his part noted that they will turn soon their visions into a reality . the role the leadership plays , in this regard is decisive , he said . mentioning the experience of Germany , he further stated that standards and manufacturing industries are the two sides of the coins that should work and move together .
Industries are expected to score in the coming Ethiopian year better results by working hand in glove with the agency
Of the nine industries embraced under the group , ethio-plastic has already secured the certificate and is enjoying its benefits , while Akaki basic metal is in the process to be certified .
Thus , The number of certified industries is expected to reach six in the coming Ethiopian new year .