19 July 2022

CQR joins Kiwa in Colombia

Certification Quality Resources (CQR) has reached an agreement with Kiwa for the integration of its certification and inspection services in Colombia and throughout the Latin American region. This integration complements our agri-food certification services.

Says Alfredo García, CEO of CQR: “Our current capacity, portfolio of services and knowledge join one of the main leading companies in Testing, Inspection and Certification worldwide. Together, we create a new platform with greater international presence and sector specialization level to provide an even closer service to our customers.”

According to Juan Sendin, Business Development Director of Kiwa for Spain and Latin America, “this addition to Kiwa is meant to strengthen our participation in the Latin American certification market. We consider CQR a platform of broad technical and commercial strength on which we can develop its full growth potential both in Colombia and in the Andean Community.”

About CQR

CQR has an important scope in certifications accredited by the National Accreditation Body of Colombia, ONAC, for management systems in the fields of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Safety and Occupational Health, Information Security and other specific standards for different sectors of production and services.

Likewise, the certification of products and services under the international standards ISO 17065 and 17067 are part of CQR’s services in distinctive scopes to the market, both in certification of regulated Technical Regulations and Voluntary Regulations. In the field of commercial inspections, CQR has extensive experience and competence in commodity and general cargo verification.

For more information, you can contact us: lat.AmericaLatina@kiwa.com


The office building in the Colombian capital of Bogotá in which CQR has its offices