About Vinçotte International Middle East

Vinçotte is a company with 140 years of enriched experience in customer service. The name Vinçotte refers to Mr. Robert Vinçotte, who in 1872 established an inspection company in Belgium to make steam boilers, the main source of energy for the industry then, safer. Today Vinçotte has international reach and serves more than 15,000 customers from 13 locations around the world. The core business of  Vinçotte is to provide Technical Inspection Services to the industries, including conventional and advanced NDT services such as RT, UT, MPI/DPT, IRIS, MFL, EC, TOFD, Phased Array, Lifting equipment inspections, welders qualifications, operators assessment, NDT Trainings, Environmental and Safety inspections and special studies like Environmental Impact Assessment and laboratory / testing services. These services cover a number of fields and engineering disciplines like inspection of pressure vessels, welding and coating inspection, radiation protection studies, civil and structural engineering services to name all but a few. Vinçotte Inspection services meet the exacting requirements of the international standards, regulatory requirements such as EU directives besides the customers’ specifications.Vinçotte is also a major Certification Body (CB) on the global certification arena for the management systems as well as for products certification. Vinçotte provides management system auditing and third party certification services for a number of international standards like ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System), Environment and Safety System standards ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 respectively as well as other standards like ISO 26000 CSR Guidelines / IQNet SR-10 specifications for Corporate Social Responsibility.  These services are internationally recognized and accredited by various national accreditation boards like BELAC. Vinçotte customers are found in every major country and economy of the world; USA, Japan, Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Vinçotte enjoys a special place and reputation for the quality of its’ services amongst automobile engineering, manufacturing and construction sectors, besides oil and gas industry. Other than inspections and auditing services, Vinçotte is also reputed for its’ Training Services for the management systems. These are generally short duration trainings conducted in a workshop style and designed to create better understanding of the standards. Some of the training programs, like lead auditor courses, are carried out in collaboration with the international partners and have international certification and approval from IRCA (UK) and IEMA (UK).Vinçotte has full-fledged presence in several countries of the Middle East like UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Algeria. In UAE Vinçotte started operations back in 1978 when its’ branch was opened in Abu Dhabi to provide Industrial inspection services to oil & gas industry besides construction, manufacturing and power plant industries. The company in UAE, now known as Vinçotte International Middle East LLC (VIME), is a joint venture between the Vinçotte International Belgium and Al Mansoori group based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Vinçotte is known for its’ quality of service and exacting standards. Vinçotte places great emphasis on sector specialization. That is why its’ auditors, inspectors and trainers always provide specific industrial solutions and assessments befitting the clients’ needs. Equally, Vinçotte believes in constant internal improvement to ever improve its customer service. Vinçotte has robust internal processes and systems which meet the requirements of international standards such as ISO 17021:2011, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.

Finally, Vinçotte believes in building partnership with its’ customers to help them realize their business objectives. Hence professional competency, ethical conduct and trustworthiness are important constituents of its value system, adopted and nurtured by the management and employees of Vinçotte International Middle East.