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|Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co., Ltd.(OMIC)
15-6 Nihonbashi, Kabuto-cho, Chuo-ku,
TOKYO 103-0026 JAPAN
|Date of Establishment||December 8, 1954|
|Common Stock||60,000,000 Yen (as of July 1, 2013)|
|Number of Employees||1050 including OMIC own employees of 460 (as of July 1, 2013)|
|Number of Offices||39 (as of July 1, 2013)
Japan: 10, Overseas: 29 (Branches:2, Offices:8, Local Subsidiaries:19)
|Organization||OMIC Organization Chart|
|1954||Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co., Ltd. (OMIC) established.
Bangkok Branch Office opened.
|1956||Produce Dept. and Minerals & Chemicals Dept. started.
Osaka Branch Office (currently Kansai Branch Office) opened.
Vancouver Branch Office opened.
|1957||Calcutta Branch Office opened.|
|1959||Portland Branch Office opened.|
|1960||Tokyo Laboratories started operations.|
|1964||Plant & Machinery Dept. started operations.
Agricultural & Consumer Products Dept. started operations.
|1977||Consulting Dept. started operations.|
|1978||OMIC India established.|
|1984||OMIC International Co., Ltd. established. WTO-PSI|
|1986||OMIC Lanka (in Sri Lanka) established.|
|1989||OMIC Europe (in UK) established (closed in 2009.)|
|1990||OMIC Hong Kong established.|
|1992||OMIC TESCO (in Thailand) established.|
|1993||OMIC USA (in Oregon, USA) established. Portland Laboratory started operations.@
Ho Chi Mihn Office opened.
|1995||Melbourne Office (in Australia) opened.
OMIC Singapore (R&B, ASIA(S)) established.
OMIC Malaysia (R&B, ASIA(M)) established.
|1996||OMIC Myanmar established.|
|1997||OMIC Korea -JV established.|
|1998||Sacramento Office (in California, USA) opened.
COPIT, Thailand joined OMIC as a Group Member.
|1999||Dalian Office (in China) opened.
Bernard Heath & Associates (in Australia) (currently OMIC Australia Pty., Ltd.) started operations.
|2000||Organic Certification Dept. (JAS Organic Certification) established.|
|2001||OMIC Uzbekistan Office opened.
OMIC Indonesia established.
|2003||Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore & Malaysia became 100% OMIC owned.|
|2004||Ritchie & Bisset (Singapore) Dalian Office opened. (closed in 2008.)
Accredited as Agency of Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare.
|2005||Taipei Office (in Taiwan) established.
California Agri Inspection Co., Ltd.iin California, USAj established.
|2006||Invested in FCC Control and Fumigation Joint Stock Company, privatized in Vietnam.
OM Inspection Co., Ltd. (in Bangladesh) established.
|2007||Dalian OMIC, China (accredited by AQSIQ) established.|
|2009||Perth office (in Australia) opened. OMIC (Cambodia) Ltd. (in Cambodia) established.|
OMIC holds an impartial stance in order to supply attentive services with a principle of "Customers Come First"
OMIC was among the first in the industry to obtain ISO9002, the International Standard for Quality Management in 1994, as a means of maintaining the quality of its distinct services for our customers.
In 2008, OMIC gained further certification for the upgraded standard ISO9001:2008 to continuously expedite efforts to improve our quality of operation.
Furthermore, OMIC was accredited in 2007 with ISO/IEC17020:1998, "the General Criteria for the Operation of Various Types of Bodies Performing Inspection." This indicated OMIC's readiness as an international inspection institution to serve our customers with our unique and advanced inspection system and services. Our analytical laboratories have also obtained ISO/IEC17025:2005 to confirm OMIC's operational reliability.
Targeting all areas of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, foods, minerals, processing plants, machinery and all types of industrial products. Addressing a vast range of needs, through local expertise in "Inspection", "Testing and Analysis", "Consulting" and "Other Services".
|Recognition as an Accredited Certifying Agent on the National Organic Program (Head Office)||Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA|
|Office of Commodities Standard (Bangkok Branch)||Ministry of Commerce, Thailand|
|Export/Import Raw Materials & Products, Waste & Scrap (Bangkok Branch)||Board of Investment, Ministry of Industry (BOI), Thailand|
|Approval for Drinking Water (OMIC USA Inc.)||Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program, U.S.A.|
|Certificate of Accreditation in Residue Chemistry,
Certificate of Accreditation in Food Chemistry
(OMIC USA Inc.)
|The Food Safety and Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, U.S.A.|
|Weighmaster License (OMIC U.S.A. INC.)||Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Measurement Standard, State of California, U.S.A.|
|Recognition of Authorized Foreign Inspection Organization (Food and agricultural products)
(OMIC USA Inc., OMIC Australia, Bangkok Branch)
|Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Korea (MFDS)|
|Chemical Testing, Microbiology Testing, GLP (OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice) Pesticide Section (OMIC Australia)||National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA), Australia|
|Approval of Place for Quarantine (OMIC Australia)||Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS), Australia|
|Approval of AQIS for Fumigation (Bangkok Branch)||Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS), Australia|
|Authorization to Conduct Fabrication Survey of Pressure Systems (Head Office)||Ministry of Manpower (Singapore)|
|Certificate of Qualification for Institution of Import & Export Commodity Inspection and Survey (Dalian OMIC)||General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C. (AQSIQ)|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iHead Office, Kansai Branch, OMIC International, Portland Branch, OMIC U.S.A. California)||Moody International Certification Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iBangkok Branch, OMIC COPIT, OMIC TESCO)||Moody International Certification Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iMelbourne Office, OMIC Australia)||NCS International Pty. Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iTaipei Office)||Moody International Certification Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iOMIC Korea)||KMAR|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iOMIC Hong Kong)||TUV Rheinland|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iRitchie & Bisset, Singapore)||Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iRitchie & Bisset, Malaysia)||Moody International Certification Ltd.|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iOMIC Myanmar)||URS|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iOMIC India)||TUV Rheinland|
|ISO 9001: 2008 iOMIC Cambodia)||URS|
|ISO 17020: 1998 (Head Office-PRO/PMD, Kansai Branchj||Japan Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (JAB)|
|ISO 17020: 1998 (Bangkok Branchj||National Standardization Council of Thailand
Thai Industrial Standards Institute
|ISO 17020: 1998 (Dalian OMICj||China National Accreditation Services for Conformity Assessment (CNAS)|
|ISO 17025: 2005 (Tokyo Laboratoriesj||Japan Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (JAB)|
|ISO 17025: 2005 (Bangkok Branchj *Rice, Foods, etc.||Bureau of Laboratory Quality Standards|
|ISO 17025: 2005 (Bangkok Branchj *Sugar||National Standardization Council of Thailand|
|ISO 17025: 2005 (OMIC USA, Oregonj||ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board / ACLASS|
|ISO 17025: 2005 (OMIC Australiaj||National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)|
|Agency for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of Uzbekistan|
|Agency for Foreign Economic Relations of Uzbekistan|
|American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC)|
|American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM)|
|Asia Development Bank (ADB)|
|Association of Official Analytical Chemists International (AOACI)|
|Audit & Inspection Society of Iran (AISI)|
|Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)|
|Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations (FOSFA)|
|Food Analysis Performance Assessment Scheme (FAPAS)|
|International Federation of Inspection Agencies (IFIA)|
|Japanese Standards Association (JSA)|
|National Institute of Oilseed Products (NIOP)|
|The American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS)|
|The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA)|
|The Institute of Standards & Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI)|
|The Sugar Association of London (SAL)|
|Union Internationale des Laboratoires Independants (UILI)|
|United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM) (FAO/IFDA/UNDP/UNICEF/UNOPS/UNPD/WFP, etc.)|