IMS Certification

IMS Certification achieved


On June 21 of 2022, SOCAR Polymer obtained three IMS (Integrated Management System) certificates issued by TÜV Austria Cert GmbH indicating that the company’s performance meets respective international standards and there is commitment to progress towards further improvement:


Quality Management System as per EN ISO 9001:2015

Environmental Management System as per EN ISO 14001:2015

Occupational Health and Safety Management system as per ISO 45001:2018      


What advantages do these certificates give SOCAR Polymer as a company?


Documents produced by TÜV AUSTRIA are recognized throughout the European Economic Area and beyond in many countries of the world. This provides a high degree of legal security and acceptance in the economy, transparency for corporate processes, as well as generates confidence in business partners, investors, authorities, and public.


What kind of assessment was carried out for certification purposes?


Almost all business processes under all departments were assessed for correspondence to the 177 requirements of clause and sub-clause standards under SOCAR Polymer’s Integrated Management System (IMS):

  • 69 separate standard requirements for QMS ISO 9001
  • 50 separate requirements for EMS ISO 14001
  • 58 separate requirements for OH&SMS ISO 45001


What is IMS?


An integrated management system (IMS) refers to seamless integration of several different standards into a common system that meets the requirements of each of the standards. This allows the organization to work as a single unit with unified objectives.


IMS benefits include:

  • Improvement of performance
  • Elimination of redundancies
  • Accountability
  • Consistency
  • Reduction of bureaucracy
  • Cost reduction
  • Optimization of processes and resources
  • Reduction of maintenance
  • Integrated audits
  • Facilitation of decision making


IMS implementation helps us make our company a more efficient, safer, and environment-friendly organization.