API Quality Registrar & Monogram Programs Overview Join the industry’s best and show the world what you have to offer. More than 4,600 businesses in 80 countries - from small entrepreneurial firms to large multinational corporations - are authorized to use the API Monogram and APIQR marks. These companies, and the products they manufacture, meet industry-written standards and globally-accepted management system specifications. Find out who they are by visiting the API Composite List. Monogram Program API Monogram is a voluntary licensing program that facilitates the consistent manufacturing of product that conforms to applicable API Specifications. Licensed manufacturers are given the authority to apply the API Monogram registered mark to equipment that meets the requirements. Plus, the licensee demonstrates that they have a quality management system that is compliant with API Spec Q1 - an industry-leading quality management standard. API Spec Q1 meets all of the ISO 9001 requirements, in addition to requirements that are geared specifically for the oil and natural gas industry. APIQR Program APIQR is a Quality Registrar Program, which means that we can register your organization’s Management System to API Spec Q1, API Spec Q2, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Through APIQR, registered organizations demonstrate that they operate in conformance with their registered Management System and the requirements of that applicable standard. The American Petroleum Institute Quality Registrar (APIQR) is accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) as a certification body in conformance with ISO 17021-1:2015 for providing certifications of management systems in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. From Application To Re Certification To API The Monogram Mark is a protected trademark Legally enforceable program requirements through contract agreements with the Licensees The mark can only be applied to new, conforming product, manufactured by the Licensed organization at the Licensed facility Industry initiative that supports its commitment to improve safety and reliability of oil and gas industry equipment and operations To Manufacturers A way to be recognized by API and industry for product quality Recognition of their capability to manufacture products that meet API specifications A means to physically mark and identify conforming products To Equipment Purchasers and End-Users Verification that the products meet the requirements of the API specifications and standards Manufacturers have implemented a management system that provides assurances that processes have been implemented to provide consistent, conforming products Manufacturers have implemented processes and controls to identify and address customer requirements, customer complaints and product issues A method to trace products back to the original manufacturer, design and performance requirements A means to report industry product and process issues and nonconformities Visible identification in the field that a product was manufactured to conform to an API product specification or standard.