CIS joins forces with QIMA
CIS joins forces with QIMA, a leading provider of Quality Control and Supply Chain compliance solutions.
CIS, a global player in agricultural commodities inspections and technical services announced it joined forces with QIMA, a leading provider of quality control and supply chain compliance solutions operating in 95 countries globally.
Established in 1989 and headquartered in the Netherlands, CIS has grown to operate globally, with offices in Switzerland, Ukraine, Argentina, UAE, Thailand, India and Singapore, and a team of experts bringing trust and safety to international trade.
With a core focus on agri-food commodities trade (grains, pulses, oil seeds, rice, sugar, vegetable oils, animal feed and fertilizers), CIS has expanded over the years into more verticals such technical inspections, pre-shipment inspections (PSI) and trade facilitation support services such as SMA.
“We are thrilled to join QIMA,” says Paul Schweitzer, CEO of CIS. “We have been looking for the right opportunity to join a global organization to expand our international exposure and adding complementary services to our customers, from ESG-related to testing capabilities.”
“We are very excited to welcome the CIS team to QIMA. This acquisition bolsters our footprint in the agri-food industry where we have high ambitions for growth”, says Sebastien Breteau, QIMA founder and CEO. “With our shared values of customer care and business agility we will focus together on bringing more value to customers, leveraging CIS’ expertise and QIMA’s network and digital edge.”
The management team of CIS remains in charge, the CIS brand remain as it is with a roadmap to take the CIS business to the next level as the commodities arm of the QIMA group. Further news regarding global expansion of CIS to follow.