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” Company Data

Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co., Ltd.(OMIC)
15-6 Nihonbashi, Kabuto-cho, Chuo-ku,
TOKYO 103-0026 JAPAN
Tel.: 81-3-3669-5181
Fax: 81-3-3669-5190
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

” Corporate History

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. ƒWTO-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, USAj 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.

” Company Policy

” Compliance Code

  1. Integrity
    OMIC shall operate in a professional, independent and impartial manner in all its activities.
    OMIC shall carry out its work honestly and shall not tolerate any deviation from its approved methods and procedures. Where approved test methods make provision for tolerances in results, OMIC shall ensure that such tolerances are not abused to alter the actual findings.
    OMIC shall report data, test results and other material facts in good faith and shall not improperly change them, and shall only issue reports and certificates that correctly present the actual findings, professional opinions or results obtained.
  2. Conflicts of Interest
    OMIC shall avoid conflicts of interest with any related entities in which OMIC has a financial or commercial interest and to which OMIC is required to provide services.
    OMIC shall avoid conflicts of interest between OMIC's companies and/or divisions engaged in different activities but which may be providing services to either the same client or each other.
    OMIC shall ensure that its employees avoid conflicts of interest with its activities.
  3. Confidentiality
    OMIC shall treat all information received in the course of the provision of its services as business confidential to the extent that such information is not already published, generally available to their parties or otherwise in the public domain.
  4. Anti-bribery
    OMIC shall prohibit the offer or acceptance of bribes in any form, including kickbacks, on any portion of a contract payment.
    OMIC shall prohibit the use of any routes or channels for provision of improper benefits to, or receipt of improper benefits from customers, agents, contractors, suppliers or employees of any such party, or government officials.
  5. Fair Marketing
    OMIC shall only present itself and conduct marketing, including any comparisons with or references to competitors or their services, in a manner that is truthful and not deceptive or likely to mislead.

” Accreditation, Certification and Registration

yAccreditation, Certificationz
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
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)
yISO Standard Accreditation, Certificationz
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 Branchj Japan Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (JAB)
ISO 17020: 1998 (Bangkok Branchj National Standardization Council of Thailand
Thai Industrial Standards Institute
ISO 17020: 1998 (Dalian OMICj China National Accreditation Services for Conformity Assessment (CNAS)
ISO 17025: 2005 (Tokyo Laboratoriesj Japan Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (JAB)
ISO 17025: 2005 (Bangkok Branchj *Rice, Foods, etc. Bureau of Laboratory Quality Standards
ISO 17025: 2005 (Bangkok Branchj *Sugar National Standardization Council of Thailand
ISO 17025: 2005 (OMIC USA, Oregonj ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board / ACLASS
ISO 17025: 2005 (OMIC Australiaj National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)
yInternational Organizationz
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.)

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