“United Facilities Management” obtains the ISO certificate
Ahmed Yousef Al-Kandari: The certificate is the first global standard for facilities management presented by the International Organization for Standardization and Measurement
The company occupies a leading position in the facilities management sector, in Kuwait, and the region, and it continues applying innovative technologies.
The United Facilities Management Company (UFM), which is a subsidiary of the United Real Estate Company, revealed that it had obtained the ISO 41001: 2018 quality certificate for the facilities management system, in a new and prestigious achievement to keep pace with the latest international systems and enhance its leading position towards its customers.
On this occasion, the Vice Chairman and CEO of the United Facilities Management Company, Mr. Ahmed Yousef Al-Kandari, stated that the quality certificate for the facilities management system is the first global standard for facilities management provided by the International Organization for Standardization and Measurement (ISO), and with such achievement, the United Facilities Management Company became the first in its field in Kuwait, to obtain this internationally accredited certificate.
A New Achievement
Al-Kandari pointed out that the United Facilities Management’s obtaining the ISO certificate is an achievement that is cause for pride as it enhances its position and it businesses in the facilities management market in Kuwait, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Middle East region. He explained that this achievement was the result of the tireless and regular work and effort exerted by the company in all its sectors and divisions.
Al-Kandari explained that the United Facilities Management Company (UFM) occupies an advanced position in the facilities management sector in the State of Kuwait and the region, as a company that provides integrated services for facilities and property management and continues to apply innovative technologies and advanced operating standards on a world-class level for its services on an ongoing basis.
Al-Kandari stated that the new ISO certificate obtained by the company is a new addition to the previous certificates obtained by the United Facility Management Company, which are: ISO 9001 for the quality management system, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, which confirm the company’s commitment to standards related to security, safety and environment and providing services to customers in the best and finest quality, especially as the development of the facilities management industry in Kuwait and the region, pushes forward the need to provide the best as the company seeks to be a distinguished model to follow.
The ISO 41001 Facility Management System is considered the world’s first international standard for the facilities management system (FMS) by the International Organization for Standardization and Measurement (ISO). It helps facilities management companies provide high-quality services consistently in accordance with the requirements of real estate and property owners. By obtaining such standards, the United Facilities Management Company has proven that it harnesses all possibilities to provide advanced services in the State of Kuwait, the Gulf Cooperation Council and North Africa.
It is worth noting that the United Facilities Management Company has succeeded during the recent period in obtaining the confidence of many clients in government agencies and the private sector in managing many major facilities in Kuwait, including the management, operation and maintenance of Jaber International Stadium services and facilities, comprehensive operation and maintenance of Marina World and KIPCO Tower, as well as For the operation and security services of the Central Bank of Kuwait headquarters and other multiple facilities operated by the Company.
Mr. Ahmed Yousef Al-Kandari concluded his speech by saying: “This achievement is added to the group of pioneering achievements of the United Facilities Management Company, through which it seeks to strengthen its position among the major companies in the region by adhering to quality standards, applying the best international standards in facilities management, and advancing various aspects of developing project management.”