Carrier Receives ISO Certification at Two Czech Republic Facilities
February 22, 2013
BEROUN, Czech Republic
Two Carrier Commercial Refrigeration manufacturing sites in Beroun and Mýto, Czech Republic have obtained ISO 9001, ISO 14000 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. The audits focused on Quality management systems (ISO 9001:2008), Environmental management systems (ISO 14001:2004) and Occupational health and safety management systems (OHSAS 18001:2007). These certifications attest to the high quality of the manufacturing processes and end products of the Czech Carrier facilities. Carrier, the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
“This significant achievement for our facilities demonstrates the improvement in controls and procedures that are now in place. It is also an important message to our customers, employees and local communities that Carrier cares about how it manages the production of products, focusing on the highest quality standards, the safety of employees and the impact of our activities on the environment,” said Ian Griffiths, director, Carrier Commercial Refrigeration Operations, Europe.
For both Carrier plants in the Czech Republic, the certificates represent an ongoing emphasis on continuous improvement for all activities and standards.
The ISO standards, developed by the International Organization for Standardization, are technical requirements applied worldwide that ensure the reliability, quality and safety of products. Since its founding in 1947, the International Organization for Standardization has already published more than 19.000 standards covering all branches of industry and business.
Carrier is the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, and transport and food service customers. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier improves the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit www.carrier.com for more information.