ABB's Safety Execution Center in Latin America receives important TÜV certification

21-Jan-2010 - Argentina

ABB announced that its Safety Execution Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina has been certified by TÜV as having in place and applying a Functional Safety Management System (FSMS) for delivery and implementation of safety system projects in accordance to international industry standards.

The TÜV certification, the first awarded in Latin America, recognizes that ABB’s functional safety management system complies with international standards and best practices for its products, engineering and project teams and installation methods. It meets all relevant sections of international standards IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 for integration and implementation of safety instrumented system (SIS), including system configuration, application programming, test and front end safety consulting for specific industrial safety applications.

“This certificate underscores ABB’s dedication to excellence in providing our customers with safety solutions, products and services that they need to protect their most critical assets: their people, the environment, the surrounding community, and the process,” said Guillermo Leanza, Manager of ABB’s Safety Execution Center in Argentina. “Our customers want to ensure that the safety of the plant and integrity of the process are never compromised; the implementation of certified safety solutions and services that meet or exceed industry requirements is crucial to their success. We work closely with our customers to help them achieve this goal.”

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