InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – As one company focusing in laboratory test for plantation, soil, and fertilizer in palm oil plantation and other kinds of commodity, now PT Mitra Agro Servindo (MAS) has been accredited by Komite Akreditasi Nasional (KAN).
It means, PT MAS is officially as the company having high standard and competent test laboratory to test the chemical analysis according to ISO/IEC 17025:2008 within the number LP-1172-IDN.
CEO and Executive Senior Consultant PT MAS, Eko Dermawan, said, test laboratory that has been accredited covers the analysis of the plantation, the analysis of soil, and the analysis of fertilizer.
Eko also said, to guarantee the performance and the quality of the laboratory result process, days before, his side has become the member of the routine proficiency test member of Wageningen Evaluating Programmes for Analytical Laboratories (WEPAL)- Netherland, Balai Penelitian Tanah (Balittanah)-Bogor, and Balai Besar Industri Agro (BBIA)-Bogor. “Accredited byKAN, and becoming the member of proficiency test, it shows that our quality of test result in our laboratory is very good,” he said to InfoSAWIT, Tuesday (27/2/2018) in Jakarta.
Until now, there have been 15 million sample tests in the laboratory of PT MAS. In 2016 the incoming sample tests reached 3000 and in 2017 they increased up to 5000 samples. “In the future we would make more cooperation to fulfill our target, for example, with Apkasindo, unions, and other palm oil associations,” he said. (T2)