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Pandemic Not Stopping Quality Progress in the Region

CROSQ is determined that despite the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, that quality services and systems will be improved in the Caribbean before the end of the 11th European Development Fund Economic Partnership Agreement Programme. The Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) component of that programme is being implemented in the...

Greater Competitiveness Coming for St Kitts and Nevis with New Quality Policy

The business environment in St Kitts and Nevis will be enhanced with the introduction of a National Quality Policy (NQP). This was signaled as Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mark Brantley pledged the country’s support to implementing the NQP for the twin-island. Premier of Nevis, Hon....

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...