In the presence of over 180 participants from Japan, S. Korea, China, India, Singapore and South-East Asia, Aramco Asia held the 2020 Quality & Technical Excellence Virtual Forum on July 17.
Specialists from quality, technical and project management fields and Asian manufacturers and service providers who joined through virtual platform discussed challenges, exchanged knowledge, shared best practices and lessons learned on various quality and technical issues.
Building trust during COVID-19 pandemic
Under the theme of “Towards Excellence in Supplier's Performance”, the virtual forum aimed at deepening supplier's understanding of Aramco's latest quality requirements, cultivating closer engagement with business partners and ensuring business continuity amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
It started with the opening remarks by Omar Al-Amudi, representative director of Aramco Japan. Al-Amudi emphasized the importance of the exchanges of technical and quality ideas for adapting to the new business and manufacturing practices, and underlined the collaboration efforts towards achieving the ultimate goals of a safe working environment and operational excellence.
Mohammed Al-Qahtani, vice president of Aramco Asia Engineering & Technical Services, stressed such a knowledge sharing platform could help optimize quality and technical functions, ensure material integrity and meet the expectations of our customers.