Quality Reports

Biodiesel Quality in Germany 2016

To assure the Biodiesel quality of AGQM member companies a quality management system (QM system) was developed which has been implemented successfully for many years. It is continually revised by AGQM’s Quality Assurance Committee (QA Committee) to assure that the increasing requirements regarding the quality of Biodiesel are always met. QA Committee members are experts in the field of quality management and come from AGQM member companies as well as non-AGQM companies like commercial laboratories.

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Overview of the average sampling results at producers and warehouse operators of AGQM in 2016

This overview informs about the average values that were determined in the unannounced samplings at AGQM's producers and warehouse operators in 2016.

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Biodiesel Quality in Germany 2015

AGQM’s quality management system (QM system), which has been successfully implemented by AGQM members for many years, is the basis for any quality assurance measures. It is continually revised by AGQM’s Quality Assurance Committee (QA Committee) so that it continues to meet the increasing requirements with regard to the Biodiesel quality. The QA Committee members are experts in the field of quality management and come from AGQM member companies as well as non-AGQM companies like commercial laboratories.

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Biodiesel Quality in Germany 2014

Unannounced sampling to check the product quality of the members of Association Quality Management Biodiesel e.V. (AGQM) is an important element of AGQM’s quality management system. The data compiled over the years form the basis of a database unique in the world for the development of the Biodiesel quality. Therefore, AGQM impressively documents the continuing improvement and optimization of production processes and quality assurance measures in the Biodiesel trade.

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Biodiesel Quality in Germany 2013

Biodiesel remains the key fuel based on renewable raw materials in Germany and will play an important role in the future for maintenance of mobility and in the fight against climate change. The aim of AGQM (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Qualitätsmanagement Biodiesel e.V.) and associated biodiesel manufacturer and supplier is to merchandise a product that not only fulfills the minimum requirement standards of the norm but also complies with the demanding quality criteria that AGQM sets to provide fuel at its best for the customer.

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Biodiesel Quality in Germany - AGQM Sampling Campaigns 2012

Since its foundation in 1999, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Qualitaetsmanagement Biodiesel e.V. (AGQM) has taken a large number of measures to assure the continuous improvement of the quality of ‘Biodiesel’. Apart from implementing a quality assurance system – which the association makes available to its members and the observance of which it monitors – the most important measure were regular checks of the Biodiesel quality at filling stations and member companies, both trading companies and production plants.

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Biodiesel Quality in Germany – AGQM Sampling Campaigns 2011

Being the most important fuel based on renewable resources, Biodiesel is a supporting pillar when it comes to achieving the climate protection targets defined by the EU Commission for the traffic sector.

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AGQM publishes study on the quality of biodiesel

The Association Quality Management Biodiesel (AGQM) is publishing a study on the quality of biodiesel for the first time. The samples were taken and analysed during the course of 2010 from the member companies of AGQM as part of an unannounced sampling process by an independent test institute. The quality of the analysed biodiesel samples fully meets the requirements of DIN EN 14214 as well as the stricter requirements of the AGQM quality assurance system.

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