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ISO-certification C3 confirms quality in critical communication

WILLEMSTAD – On Monday February 11th, the Minister of Economic Development, Steven Martina, presented the ISO 9001 certificate to the Director of Critical Communication Caribbean (C3). C3, the supplier of radio communication for police, fire brigade and ambulance, is now officially ISO 9001:2015 certified. The achievement of this certification means that C3 meets the strict international requirements for quality management. This is important as C3 provides solutions which customers always have to rely on, especially in the event of calamities.

Reliable communication partner
“Reliability and quality are our priority. We see the achievement of this ISO-certification as an official confirmation to our customers that we truly deliver what we promise”, according to C3 director Bert Schreuders. “We are looking continuously for improvement opportunities.”

High-quality, transparency and future-oriented
“This is really an asset for our society and especially during critical moments, C3 must ensure continuity”, according to Minister Steven Martina. “Continuous quality improvement is part of our vision. Therefore, we did not only implement this quality system, but we also worked hard to make the organization ‘ready for change”, in order to be able to respond to the evolving needs of our customers.”, according to C3 Quality Assurance Manager Mita Filesia.

What is NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2015?
NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2015 is an internationally recognized standard for quality management. “This standard ensures that our products & services are safe, reliable and of good quality. In addition, it can be used to evaluate if the organization complies with the requirements of the customer, law and regulations and the organization itself”, according to Dik Roeland of Quality Masters, the independent certification authority that is in charge of this certification. A

About C3
C3 (formerly known as Zenitel) has been offering critical communication solutions for more than 80 years. Since 2005, C3 owns and operates a mission critical TETRA network (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) for the police, fire brigade, ambulance, refineries, prisons, airports, ports and other organizations that require to communicate instantly, even if, for example, the regular telephone network fails. C3 has offices in Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten. C3 represents leading brands, such as Motorola, Airbus Defence & Space, Hytera, Icom and Iridium. At C3 everything revolves around innovation, renovation and improvement. It uses the latest technology resulting in reliable communication, everywhere and in every situation.

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