Ed Saavedra’s Megawide continues to meet high quality standards with ISO 9001:2015 certification

Engineering and infrastructure firm Megawide Corp. received ISO 9001:2015 for its precast and construction solutions business, reflecting its continued commitment to global quality management standards.

The certification also covers ready-mix concrete, construction equipment and logistics services, and formworks businesses.

The ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management System (QMS) is granted to companies that demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that enhance customer satisfaction and comply with all regulatory and statutory requirements, showing commitment to continually improve products, services, procedures, and processes.

“Our commitment to global standards is further solidified with this ISO Certification. With this under our belt, we will be more capable of supporting the company’s ongoing pivot to infrastructure and, at the same time, enable us to serve other industry players in the same space,” said Markus Hennig, EVP for Megawide Business Units.

“We understand that critical and large infrastructure developments require long-term expertise and entail compliance with strict engineering and safety standards. A certified QMS helps us achieve this and ensure that design, products, and methodology meet project requirements, regulatory benchmarks, and client specifications, not to mention strengthen value-add propositions and increase the likelihood for potential partnerships with foreign and local players,” he said.

Megawide, together with its Japanese partners Tokyu Construction and Tobishima Corp., bagged a contract to construct two stations of the Japan-funded Metro Manila Subway.

Through a joint venture with the Cebu City government Megawide is also upgrading Cebu’s 100-year old Carbon District.

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