PPDI Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

─ significant milestone for the company

─ encouraged other state corporations to follow suit

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, January 19, 2019

Power Producers Distributors Incorporated (PPDI), Chief Executive Officer, Aaron Fraser stated the company’s achievement of the ISO 9001 certification “marks a significant milestone.”

Fraser was at the time delivering remarks at a cocktail reception hosted at the Guyana Marriott Hotel to celebrate the company’s achievement.

“It is important to note that our ISO certification is for the entire company…we thought it was important and critical to our success as a new company to bare ourselves to the scrutiny of an external examiner,” the Chief Executive Officer said.

He added that the process served as a reminder that while the company strives for excellence, there are alternative ways in which it can improve, noting there was “no doubt ISO was the way to go”.

PPDI achieved the ISO 9001 certification having fulfilled standard requirements and principles as assessed by the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), North America.

Fraser encouraged other state corporations to follow suit citing the internal and external benefits to be had.

Staff of PPDI were awarded for their outstanding contributions to the company.

PPDI is a government owned Operations and Maintenance Company which replaced Wartsila Operations Guyana Incorporated in the management of the four, Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) owned power plants in Demerara.

Anara Khan

Images: Jules Gibson

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