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News and Announcements                                                 

SAI Global completes acquisition of OCICERT (OCI Worldwide)                                                                                 September 30, 2014 - SAI GLOBAL Assurance Services announced the acquisition of OCICERT Mexico (OCI Worldwide), a Mexico based Certification Body, with operations in Mexico and Costa Rica.

SAI Global Named SQF Certification Body of the Year 2013                                                                                                November 15, 2013 - The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) has named SAI Global as SQF Certification Body of the Year 2013. As part of the annual Quality Achievement Awards, the honor was announced at the SQF International Conference in Louisville, KY.

SAI Global Assurance Services Announces ISO 50001 Accreditation                                                                                October 30th, 2013- SAI Global Assurance Services is pleased to announce that it has completed the process of accreditation to the ISO 5001 Energy Management standard and is now an accredited Certification Body for this international standard.

SAI Global Assurance Services Announces Release of SAI Direct                                                                                                                October 15, 2013 - SAI Global Assurance Services is pleased to announce the release of SAI Direct (, an online portal for requesting, scheduling and managing certification audits.  

SAI Global Named an SQF Certification Body of the Year Finalist                                                                                                October 15, 2013 - SAI Global has been named a finalist for SQF Certification Body of the Year by the Safe Quality Food Institute.

SAI Global Completes Aerospace AS9110B:2012 Accreditation Transition
July 16, 2013-  SAI Global is pleased to announce the completion of our accreditation transition to the NEW AS9110B:2012 standard.

SAI Global Expands Its Food Assurance Activities in North America                                                                                                                              April 1, 2013-- SAI Global Limited ("SAI") is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the Supply Chain Certification Services business assets from the Steritech Group.                       

SAI Global Completes AS9104-1 Accreditation         February 13, 2013 - We are very pleased to share with our clients and the overall marketplace that SAI Global has completed its AS9104-1 accreditation process (as of February 4th, 2013).

Gordon Hayburn, SAI Global Food Safety Expert, wins IAFP Award
July 24, 2012 - SAI Global announces that Gordon Hayburn, SAI Global's Technical Director of Agri-Food, was recently awarded the prestigious Harold Barnum Industry Award by the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

Food Safety Training Courses
June 6, 2012 - SAI Global Announces New Food Safety Training Courses That Will Help Companies to Learn More About Recent Food Safety Standards Changes.

PCMAP Program Launch
March 22, 2012 - Personal Care Manufacturing Assessment Program (PCMAP) Officially Launched at Annual PCPC Conference


Upcoming Events

CANECT 2015                                                            April 27-29, 2015 Mississauga, ON, CAN

Food Safety Summit 2015                                    April 28-30, 2015 Baltimore, MD, USA

 ASQ 2015 World Conference on Quality & Improvement                                                    May 4-6, 2015  Nashville, TN, USA

Live Webinars         

Live Webinar

GFSI Certification Overview                          May 21, 2015  1:00-2:45pm ET

Live WebinarISO 9001:2015 Transition - Live Interactive Webinar                                                          June 18, 2015  1:00-3:30pm ET  

Live Webinar

ISO 14001:2015 Transition - Live Interactive Webinar                                                                               June 19, 2015  1:00-3:30pm ET