Consumer Confidence: Al Ain weigh scales will be verified

QCC Abu Dhabi opens retail scale verification bureau

Souq Al Qattara: Image courtesy visitabudhabi.ae

ABU DHABI 27 June 2017: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has opened a new retail scale verification bureau in Al Ain.

The move is part of QCC’s continued efforts to meet the dynamic needs of its customers from the retail sector for high quality verification services in a timely and efficient manner.

The bureau, which is the second of its kind in the emirate, offers the verification of retail scales with the capacity of up to 150 kg, which are widely used in the retailing of such products as meat, fish, vegetable, fruit, confectionery, among others.

Sultan Saeed Al Mehairi, Director of Information Service and Engagement at QCC, said, “The opening of Al Ain verification bureau articulates our commitment to be closer to our customers, ensuring the rights of both consumers and traders and achieving the highest customer happiness.

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“In addition to supporting QCC’s strategy to enhance the overall quality of products and services, the bureau will promote the highest standards and specifications in retail transactions. This will boost the consumer confidence in the products traded in the local market, while accelerating economic growth and improving the overall competitiveness of Abu Dhabi economy.”

The first verification bureau in Abu Dhabi was opened at the end of 2014. From its inception until the end of May, it has verified the accuracy of 6,076 scales used for various purposes.

By Angel Chan