The main purpose of the SFDA establishment is to regulate, oversee, and control food, drug, medical devices, as well as to set mandatory standard specifications thereof, whether they are imported or locally manufactured. The control and/or testing activities can be conducted in the SFDA or other agency's laboratories. Moreover, the SFDA is in charge of consumers awareness on all matters related to food, drug and medical devices and all other products and supplies. The main objectives of SFDA can be outlined as follows:
Saudi Standards, Quality and Metrology Organization (SASO)
It governors the organizational and executive tasks related to standards, metrology and quality, including laying down and accrediting Saudi standards of goods, products and services, measurement and calibration bodies, and procedures of conformity evaluation and certification.
Ma'aden Aluminium (MA) is a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) and Alcoa. Once fully completed, the US$10.8b project will become the largest and most efficient integrated aluminium complex in the world.
Phosphate is one of the most significant products of Ma’aden as it is made naturally of phosphorus element. It is one of three main nutrition elements in the photosynthesis and is key element of the growth of agricultural crops.
SASREF is a joint venture company of Saudi Aramco and Shell, two of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world. SASREF aspires to be the best petroleum refinery company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and of Asia and the Middle East.
Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company Ltd., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation ( Sinopec). A world-class, full-conversion refinery that covers about 5.2 million square meters in the Yanbu Industrial City,
Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Company is a Saudi Arabia-based company which produces and markets refined hydrocarbon and petrochemicals. The company was a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical which is now publicly held.
Advanced Petrochemical Company (previously Advanced Polypropylene) 'Advanced' is a Saudi Joint Stock Company, established in October 2005. Advanced Petrochemical utilizes the PDH-Catifin Technology, which is licensed by Lummus, for the production of propylene and also it uses the Novolen Technology for the production of polypropylene. The company's products are the basic building blocks used to manufacture countless everyday goods, such as personal care products, fresh food packaging, lightweight plastics, construction materials, automotive components, durable textiles, medical applications, and many others.
Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries & Medical Appliances Corporation (SPIMACO) is a Saudi Joint–Stock company. SPIMACO Addwaeih’s core business is medical and pharmaceutical, which includes development, manufacturing and sales of pharmaceutical products and medical appliances.
Inspection, Diagnosis and Analysis Lab Company (IDAC), a Leading Food Testing Lab in Saudi Arabia was established in 2003. In 2014 Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation acquired an equity position in IDAC. IDAC Mérieux NutriSciences develops a comprehensive range of solutions for clients in the food industry.
MOTABAQAH is a dynamic and rapidly growing company founded with the regulation of the private labs release, owned and operated in Saudi Arabia using state-of-the-art technology to offer quality based safety testing services to its customers.