Davie is the First Canadian Shipyard to Obtain ISO 9001:2015 Certification

LÉVIS, QC, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Davie, Canada's largest shipbuilder, strengthens its leading position by obtaining the new ISO 9001:2015 certification. The first of any Canadian shipbuilder to do so.

This certification, in addition to the new 5-year collective agreement, reinforces the stability of the organization and thereby contributes to its business growth in the coming years. Davie is not only the largest shipyard in Canada, but also a trusted partner whose professionalism satisfies one of the highest global standards.

Issued by the International Standards Organization, the new version of the ISO 9001 certification recognizes, among others, the company's customer orientation. In addition, this standard also recognizes Chantier Davie's ability to provide quality products as well as its desire to implement continuous improvement processes.

It is important to note that Davie got this new certification after full and comprehensive audit. This is a testament to dedicated men and women at Chantier Davie who are ready for any challenge.

Employing nearly 1 000 people, Chantier Davie has the largest production and innovation capacity among all the Canadian shipbuilding industry sites and is an expert in large projects. With this new certification in hand, which rewards excellence in the quality management system, the company continues to demonstrate its commitment to Canada and ship owners around the world. This is great news for the local economy since Chantier Davie is an important economic player for the region.

NOTE TO EDITORS: 

Chantier Davie Canada Inc. – voted North American Shipyard of the Year (2015) by Lloyds List.

Davie is Canada's award-winning, largest and highest capacity shipyard and industrial fabricator. Davie provides a broad range of products and services to industries from offshore oil & gas to defence. Newly certified to ISO 9001:2015, Davie leverages its high capacity fabrication facilities with its advanced project management and engineering capability to manage end-to-end construction projects and provide best-practice through life solutions to its corporate and governmental clients. Having signed a 5-year agreement with their union in the summer 2016, Davie offers its current and future clients a qualified and motivated workforce.

 

SOURCE Davie Shipbuilding

For further information: Alexandra Dionne Charest, Cell: +1-514 583-9359, @: adcharest@hatleystrategies.com

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