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Quality Needed Now, Says Barbados’ Trade and Business Development Minister

Quality tools and techniques, such as those that guarantee the accuracy of measurements, are needed even more now in the current global environment, says Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Business Development, Hon. Sandra Husbands. The minister was speaking at the commissioning ceremony for the Barbados...

Labs Preparing for Equipment Arrivals

Three metrology labs in the region are about ready to begin receiving equipment that will provide their local industry players with measurement-support services. The labs, in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis, have been upgrading their physical plants to be able to adequately house and use the equipment that...

Laboratories Get In-Depth Quality Training

The competencies of lab technicians in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis were given a boost when a cadre of them undertook training in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard which delves into the specifics for laboratories. The training in the standard which examines the general requirements for the competence, impartiality...

Global Competitiveness and Relevance High on SKNBS Agenda

Submitted by the St Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) To meet its local mandate and stay competitive and relevant globally, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) has recently completed several physical upgrades to its premises. The bureau is also currently engaged in developing a National...

The Strengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme in Barbados, Dominica, and St. Kitts and Nevis Project

EPA & CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building A USD874,932 project to increase business competitiveness, strengthen manufacturing and reduce production costs in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis The CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) is implementing the “Strengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme in Barbados,...