Flexitank Quality Management List – FQML

The Flexitank Quality Management List provides information to COA Carriers (Shipping Lines) for use as may be required part of their risk aassessment process.

Flexitank members that demonstrate compliance with the COA Code of Practice are awarded the COA Quality Compliance (see Table 1).

The COA Flexitank Code of Practice details requirements of flexitank manufacture, operation and the requirements of the quality management scheme.

Compliance with the quality management scheme is demonstrated by the flexitank company undergoing independent audits and tests

The CQC is required for each manufacturing factory. Some companies operate more than one factory.

The CQC is required for each flexitank type. Some companies supply more than one type of flexitank.

The dates recorded on the FQML refer to the expiry date of the audit

The CQC is not issued in document form. Companies requiring a document should download the FQML.

A Manufacturer is defined as a company that manufactures flexitanks (Code of Practice COA V6-M)

An Operator is a company that supplies and or provides logistics services for flexitanks that have been manufactured by a holder of the CQC (COA Code Practice V6-O)

An operator meeting the requirements of Code of Practice V6-O, is required to supply only flexitanks manufactured by the company detailed in the column – “Flexitank Type”

Table 1 – Holders of COA Quality Compliance
Table 1 lists COA member companies that achieved the COA Quality Compliance (CQC)

Table 2 – Part completion
Table 2 lists COA member companies that have completed some of the CQC process A blank entry indictes the outstanding quality audit items
COA members are not issued the CQC until such time all requirements are met

COA Member Directory – access from COA website
All flexitank members are entered into the COA Members Directory including those in Table 1, Table 2 and other companies that have not commenced the COA quality compliance scheme

TABLE 1 – Members meeting the the requirements of COA Quality Compliance (CQC)

    QUALITY AUDITS
CompanyFactory LocationClassificationCOA Quality ComplianceFlexitank TypeContainer TypeISO 9001 Quality Management SystemEnvironment Management SystemInstallation & Training ManualFlexitank Production Materials TestRail impact Test
Braid ProFlex Packaging (3)Braid Proflex Packaging, Zhondong, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCMultilayer 4x layer + WPP 24k20 ft 22G1 SGS 0104302 09.2020Bsi EMS 696788 11.2021SGS 20100051 03-2020SGS 201700052 03-2020CRRC ZTJ(YB) W0245 09.2024
Bulk Liquid SolutionsNadekerappa Ind.,Bangalore 566091, IndiaManufacturerCQCBLS Multilayer 4x layer + wpp, 46kg 24k20 ft 22G1 LMS 83525A 09.2021GIC 716859 ISO14001 valid 02.21LMS 818954b 02.2021LMS 818954a 02.2021JGZX-FL-2017-1203 12.2022
Buscherhoff SolutionsSteinfeld, 49439, germanyManufacturerCQCBuscherhoff multipler 4x+sleeve 24k20ft 22G1DQS 005292 03.2021DQS 5292KB 07.2021DQS AZ005292 12.2021TuV 717514601 01.2024
Hoyer Global Powertex APJalan Kapar, Klang 42100, MalaysiaOperatorCQCPowertex AP Sealiner single layer 56kg 24k20 ft 22G1 BV Q131731 08.2021LRQ 1434790 01.2021LRQ 143492 04.2021JGZX-FL-2017-0601 06.2022
IBL FlexitanksSungai Pinang, Port Klang, 42920, MalaysiaManufacturerCQCPIBL multlayer 4x layer + wpp, 41kg 24k20 ft 22G1LRQA KLR6007630 09.2018LRQA KLR609736 01.21LRQA KLR6007630 01.21JGZX-FL-2017-0501 05.2022
Liquatrans Likua Industrial (1)Cekmekoy, Instanbul 34794, TurkeyManufacturerCQCLiquatrans E-Flex 2x layer +sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1Naviga 16401060 09.2018ISO14001 Naviga 16431061 09.2018Naviga 040416 01.2020Naviga 040416 01.2020TCCI CFRA2673 04.2023
Liquatrans Likua Industrial (2)Cekmekoy, Istanbul 34794, TurkeyManufacturerCQCLiquatrans E-Flex 2x layer +sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1Naviga 16401060 09.2018ISO14001 Naviga 16431061 09.2018Naviga 040416 01.2020TCCI CFRA2673 04.2023
M&W Flexitank Supply (1)Shijizhen, Panyu, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCHeijen Plastics M&W (A) Series 2x layer 24k20 ft 22G1LRQ 6008457 09.2018LRQ1782448 01.2021LRQ1782448 01.2021JGZX-FL-2-17-0901 09.2022
M&W Flexitank Supply (2)Berdikari,Jakarta Timur DK1 13930,IndonesiaManufacturerCQC PT Mitra M&W (J) Series, Multi-layer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1SGS 03615 08.2019LRQ 1882452a 08.2021LRQ 1882452b 09.2021JGZX-FL-2017-0902 09.2022
M&W Flexitank Supply (3)Berdikari,Jakarta Timur DK1 13930,IndonesiaManufacturerCQCPT Mitra -M&W (T) Series Titan 2x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1SGS 03615 08.2019LRQ 1882452a valid 08.2021LRQ 1882452b 09.2021JGZX-FL-2018-0701 07.2023
Neoflex Logistics ServicesKemalpaşa 35733, Izmir,TurkeyManufacturerCQCNEOC Multi-layer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1URS 55837 04.2019URS 08.2021URS 08.2021JGZX-FL-2019-0301 03.2024
Qingdao ADA FlexitankXiaojianxi, Hetao, Qingdao 266000, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCADA Flexitank Multi-layer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1CNAS 09.2018SGS 12.2020SGS 12.2020JGZX-FL-2017-1101 11.2022
Qingdao BLT PackingXi Fu Town, Qingda. PR ChinaManufacturerCQCBLT Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1Intertek 111807002 09.2021Seatone E10883ROS 10.2022SGS 20160002 12.2019SGS 20160002 12.2019JGZX-FL-2017-0301 03.2022
Qingdao Global Flexitank LogisticsYanghe, Jiaozhou, Qingdao 266320, PR ChinaManufacturerCQC GFL Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1BSI FM661826 02.2020SGS 20170006-1 06.2020SGS 20170006-2 06.2020BJTU JGZX FL2017 0101 01.2022
Qingdao Hengxin PlasticCaijia Ind. Jim, Qingdao 2662, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCHengxin HX TLBD Multilayer 3x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1ZRX 09.2020SGS 20160003 12.2019SGS 20160003 01.2019JGZU-FL-2017-1102 12.2022
Qingdao LAF PackagingTongi, Jimo, 266228, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCLAF Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1CQC 1126 12.2020SGS Exp. 03.2021SGS Exp. 03.2021JGZX-FL-2016-1001 10.2021
Qingdao LET FlexitankChengyan, Qingdao, Shangdon, PR ChinaManufacturerCQC LET Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1SGS HC0118 03.2021SGS 20160004 01.2020SGS 20160004 01.2020JGZX-FL-2017-0904 09.2022
Qingdao PRD Packing MaterialsWuJia,Tongi Town, JiMo, Qingdao PR ChinaManufacturerCQCPRD Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1SGS CN16-10477 05.2019SGS 20170007-1 09.2020SGS 20170007-2 09. 2020JGZX-FL-2017-0302 03.2022
Qingdao Tongsen PackagingTong Ji, Jimo, Qingdao, PR ChinaManufacturerCQCTongsen Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1ST Q20396 04.2021SGS 80002-1 11.2021SGS 80002.2 11.2021JGZU-FL-2017-0903 09.22
Shangdong PGF PackingWeifang City, Shandong, 262400 PR ChinaManufacturerCQCPGF Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 40kg 24k20 ft 22G1SGS 10418Q21229 05.2022SGS 2019.00009.1 05.2022SGS 2019.00009.2 05.2022JGZX-FL-2019-0401 04.2024
SUN FlexitankMumbia 400038 IndiaOperatorCQCHengxin HX TLBD Multilayer 3x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1TuV 2005493 12.2019SGS 160003b 12.2019SGS 160003a 12.2019JGZX-FL-2017-1103 11.2022
Trust FlexitanksTarragona, Constanti, 43120, SpainManufacturerCQCTrust Standard Multilayer 2x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1BV-ES088873-1 03-2021BV ES072067-1 10.2020BV ES072067-1 10.2020JGZX-FL-2017-1201 12.2022

TABLE 2 – Members in part compliance of the COA Quality Management Scheme

    QUALITY AUDITS
CompanyLocationClassificationCOA Quality ComplianceFlexitank TypeContainer TypeISO 9001 Quality Management SystemEnvironment Management SystemInstallation & Training ManualFlexitank Production Materials TestRail impact Test
Bornit s.r.oBranka u Opavy,74741 Czech RepublicManufacturerBornit, 2x layer +WPP 24k20 ft 22G1TuV 717518135 12.2023
FH Bethling LogisticsAberdeen, Scotland, AB21 9BG, UKOperator of Qingdao Global FlexitanksGFL Multilayer 4x+sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1Intertek DBY 041760-QMS 07.2022Intertek DBY 041760-EMS 07.2022GFLBJTU JGZX FL20170101 01.2022
Braid Logistic UK (1)Renfrew, Scotland, PA4 8YUOperator of Proflex Packaging UK20ft 22G1Bsi EMS 654823 01.2020Proflex UK
Braid Proflex Packaging UK (2)Stockton, TS179JY UKManufacturer20ft 22G1Bsi FM593410 10.2022SGS GB/BR235751 11.2019SGS GB/BR235751 11.2019
Hillebrand KunshanKunshan, 201533, PR ChinaManufacturerRhino single & multilayer 24k20ft 22G1CQC Q3790 11.22BV 414684M 09.2021BV 02.2021BV WR1701416516 01.2021
Hillebrand Sth AfricaEpping, South Africa, 7420, South AfricaManufacturerRhino single & multi layer20ft 22G1Dekra 80307249.5 03.2022Dekra 170418066.1 06.2022BV valid 02.2021 BV RP001-2-17 01.2021
Gaoqing Anthente Container PackageZibo City, Shandong, PR ChinaManufacturerAnthente Multilayer 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2017-0905 09.2022
LSM FlexPack Qingdao LAFCordoba Mendoza 137-X2566ATM, ArgentinaOperator of LSM (LAF flexitanks)LAF ( LSM) multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1DNV-GL 191109 valid 09.2021JGZX-FL-2018-1001 10.2023
MY Flexitank Malaysia08000 Sungai Petani MalaysiaEQA-IMS JQS.19.0239 06.2022CRCT GTT.YB.W0094 05.2024
ONE FlexitankJalan Anson, Penang, 10400, MalaysiaManufacturerOneflexi Multi-layer 2x + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2017-0201 12.2023
Optimus Flexitank SolutionsJulan Sungai Pinang, 42920 Port Klang MalaysiaOperatorIBL Infinity Multi-layer 4 x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2017-0701 07.2022
Philton Polythene ConvertersCanvey Island, Essex, SS80PQ, UKManufacturer20ft 22G1DQS-UK 12.2020DQS-UK 12.2020
Plastene India (1)Gandhidham, Gujarat 370230, IndiaManufacturerPearlbro Multi-layer 4x layer + sleeve 24K20 ft 22G1 GGCS 09801 09.2020TCCI CFRA2661 04.2021
Plastene India (2) Plastene, Gandhidham, Gujarat 370230, IndiaManufacturerPearlbro multi-layer 4xlayer + sleeve Mass 41kg 21k20 ft 22G1GGCS 09801 09.2020TCCI F1-19-16 11.2021
Qingdao BBL Packaging IndustrialChengyang, Qingdao, PR ChinaManufacturerBBL Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve + straps 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2018-11.01 11.2023
Qingdao Tongshuai Vehicle ComponentsChengyang, Qingdao, PR ChinaManufacturerTonshuai Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve Mass 46kg 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2017-0906 09.2022
Qingdao Zhongxiang PackagingZhongxiang, Tongji, Jimo, Qingdao, PR ChinaManufacturerZhongxiang Multi-layer 4x layer + sleeve + 3x circ-straps 24k20 ft 22G1JGZX-FL-2017-1105 11.2022
Rishi FIBC SolutionsNanjaanged, Mysore, Karnataka 571301, IndiaManufacturerRishi Fluid Multilayer 4x layer + sleeve 24k20 ft 22G1Intertek 0039070-01 12.2021Intertek 0039661 01.2022CFRA2667 10.2022
SIA FlexitanksCo. Donegal, IrelandOperatorHengxin (SIA) TLBD Flexitank 24cbmJCZX-FL-2017-1104 12.2022

Company – Full title, address and web site is provided in the COA Members’ Directory.

COA Member Confirmation – A receipt to confirm that the annual COA membership fee has been paid.

COA Member Compliance Certificate (CQC) – Awarded to members that complete the four audits and declaration required by Code of Practice V5. The CQC is not issued in document form. Refer to the FQML.

Factory Location – Manufacturers might operate more than one factory. Operators are required to supply flexitanks only from the named manufacturer and factory. Audits and tests relate only to the production in the reported factory.

ISO 9001 Quality Management – Auditor and validity date.

PAS 1008:2016 Material test – Auditor and validity date. Valid for 3 years except where there is a variation in design as defined by PAS 1008:2016.

Installation, operating and training instruction manual – Auditor and validity date. Valid for 3 years except where there is a variation in design.

Environmental Management – Audit and validity date.

Flexitank model – The production design/type used for the rail impact test. Manufacturers might supply a range of flexitank models. If more than one model is manufactured and tested, it will be shown on a separate line of FQML.

Flexitank Material Type and Thickness – The specified material type, thickness and mass of the tested flexitank.

Restraining system – Construction dimensions and mass of the rear door bulkhead or harness used for the rail impact test.

Container – Type, tare mass and wall thickness.

Rail Impact Test Report – Report no, validity date. PAS 1008:2016 Rail impact tests are valid for 5 years except where there is a variation in design as defined by PAS 1008:2016.

You can however download the FQML as a PDF document here: FQML Download (PDF)