EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – May 31, 2012) – Bri-Chem Corp. (“Bri-Chem” or “Company”) (TSX:BRY) a leading North American wholesale distributor and manufacturer of oil and gas drilling fluids and steel pipe is pleased to announce that its large diameter steel pipe manufacturing facility has received final audit approval and has obtained its American Petroleum Institute (API) certification.
The stage 2 audit was performed onsite and API auditors verified conformance with API Spec Q1, 5L, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 29001. As a result, Bri-Steel Manufacturing Inc. has received the following certifications from API:
¡¤ API MONOGRAM LICENSE NO. 5L-0898
¡¤ APIQR REGISTRATION NO. 1584 FOR ISO 9001:2008
¡¤ APIQR REGISTRATION NO. Q1-1409 FOR API SPEC Q1
¡¤ APIQR REGISTRATION NO. TS-1300 FOR ISO/TS 29001
“Receiving API certification is giant step forward for our steel manufacturing facility and is a remarkable testament of the professionalism within our steel manufacturing division operations,” commented Don Caron, Chief Executive Officer of Bri-Chem. “Bri-Steel can now market API monogramed large diameter steel pipe to the North American marketplace which will significantly broaden our market coverage and establish us as a reputable industry manufacturer.”
The facility has been operating one 12-hour shift four days per week utilizing two full production lines and in late May we added a second 12-hour shift utilizing one production line. It is anticipated that by mid-June, 2012 both production lines will be operating 24-hour shifts four days per week.
Ontrend Industrial Limited, member of BERMET MANAGEMENT AS in Estona, Tallinn.starts from 2007.Bermet established since 1996,We have more than 15years operating history in the field of steel business and acts today in China,Czech Republic and Estonia. Its main products are ERW Steel Pipe ,Steel Section,Steel Coils,Steel Wire ,Tinplate & Further-Processed steel products .