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API Spec Q1 - Oil & Gas Manufacturing QMS

API Spec Q1 is a company level certification based on the standard developed and published by the API "American Petroleum Institute" and is titled "Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry".

API Q1 is commonly paralleled to ISO 9001 . API Q1 is often paired with ISO 9001 for greater global reach for marketability, despite the fact that API Q1 is a more robust standard. Additionally API Q1 is often paired with specific API design standards for particular Oil & Gas manufacturing.

About the API Specification Q1

API's new edition of Specification Q1, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, efficiently meets industry demands for an improved quality management system among manufacturing organizations. The new edition of Spec Q1 contains 85+ new requirements (over previous editions) and 5 new sections. Additional advantages of the new edition include an extended one-year implementation period; correlation charts highlighting differences between the 8th and 9th Editions; and close alignment with API Spec Q2 in order to facilitate quality requirements for organizations that have both Q1 and Q2 operations.

Interested in certification to API Q1?

API Q1, similar to ISO 9001,  helps organizations ensure their customers consistently receive high quality products and service related product , which in turn brings many benefits, including satisfied customers, management, and employees. From customer satisfaction to reduction in operational costs including manufacturing defects an API Q1 management system is ideal for most any organization.  API Q1 is the foundation of the various API monogram programs well, while note explicitly required in all instance it forms a strong foundation for success.

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