RITES caters to the procurement needs of clients in terms of quality, quantity and specifications of plant, equipment and bought out materials. The Division has trained and certified experts in the areas of ultrasonic, magnetic and dye-penetrant testing, radiography, high voltage testing, metrology and metallurgical investigations. This Division also provides consultancy services to the industry for development and implementation of quality improvement strategies based on TQM approach and has qualified lead assessors in international quality assurance system ISO 9000. The Division is maintaining ISO/ IEC 17020 accreditation by NABCB under QCIServices
SPREAD & TEAM OF QA DIVISION
A highly trained team of about 300 engineers spread over a network of 5 regional and 28 sub-regional locations across the country are committed to respond to the clients' needs promptly.
Standing authorised inspection agency for Indian Railways –In addition to pre-despatch inspection within India, Inspection carried out in USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, UK, Germany, Romania, Poland, Japan, China, Korea, Australia etc. on behalf of Indian Railways & Private/Public Sectors like NTPC, CIMMCO, Texmaco etc.
Vendor assessment services- On behalf of Indian Railways, other Central/State Govt. Bodies including NSIC,BIS & Electricity Boards, HUDA etc in India & abroad in countries like USA,UAE, etc.
Quality Assurance services activities – Foreign railway systems in Jordan, Egypt, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Iraq and Botswana,
Inspection and quality surveillance of turbo-generator sets of upto 500 MW capacity on behalf of Nuclear Power Corporation (NPCIL) and State Electricity Boards.
Third Party Inspection (TPI) of hi-tech products like power transmission and distribution systems, heat exchangers, heavy pressure vessels, alloy steel forgings and electronic equipments on behalf of prestigious clients including State Electricity Boards, Port Trusts, BHEL, IOC, HPCL, NTPC, MTNL,TCIL, Central/ Western and South Eastern Coalfields and State Public Health Engineering Departments ,
- Equipment used in sewerage treatment plants on behalf of various State Govt. in India & abroad in countries like Canada, USA, Sweden & Germany etc.
- Conducting TPI services for conversion agent and wet leasing by Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) at their conversion units.
Accredited Laboratory: RITES has laboratory accredited to NABL (ISO/IEC 17025) with testing facilities including:
i. Mechanical Testing (Ferrous & Non-ferrous Products)
ii. Metallurgical Testing (Ferrous & Non-ferrous Products)
iii. Non-Destructive Testing
iv. Rubber & Plastic
v. Oil Grease & Lubricant
vi. Paint & Varnish
vii. Textile & Leather Products
Advisory Services for QMS ISO 9000, EMS ISO 14001, FSMS ISO 22000, OHSAS 18001, Service Quality Management System IS 15700. for nearly 200 clients including Hero Group of Industries, Auto Meters, Vinitec Rail Coach Factory, CWC, Defence establishments etc.The division is working on projects in the field of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) certification.