VISAKHAPATNAM: RINL, corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, has been given CARES (UK) certification for superior quality concrete reinforcement bars (re-bars) in the 16 mm to 36 mm range. It is a significant moment in the annals of RINL history, CMD Atul Bhatt said.
RINL has displayed its continued commitment to quality and process capability by obtaining the CARES (UK) certification, he said. Cares, an internationally acclaimed certification authority for reinforcing steels, has certified RINL with certifications BS4449:2005, CS2:2012 and SS560:2016 for export of LMMM re-bar of sizes 16 mm to 36 mm.
Speaking at a meeting on Friday, Atul Bhatt said, “RINL is very happy on receiving the prestigious certificate from CARES for reinforcing bars which RINL produces.”
He congratulated RINL collective for obtaining CARES certification. This reflected RINL’s unwavering commitment to excellence in quality and process capability, reinforcing our position as industry leader in the 16 mm to 36 mm re-bars segment, Atul Bhatt said.
The certification, which is valid for one year, was issued after conducting thorough audits in two stages both online and offline with respect to stringent checklist confirming quality, product parameters, process and procedures.
This will open the market for RINL to European Union, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Singapore and other South and East Asian countries.