To consistently meet or exceed our customer's expectations for product quality and performance.
To be the very best in the world at what we do, by continuous improvement.
ISO 9001:2008 REGISTRATION Freeman Marine Equipment is an ISO 9001:2008 registered company that utilizes a quality management system covering the total activities and processes required to meet out customers' expectations for world-class products and service. This system covers both production and the overall organization including administration, design, sales, marketing, customer service and other activities that affect the final delivery and long term service support of Freeman closures.
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CRAFTSMAN TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION: Freeman Marine craftsmen participate regularly in training and certification programs to gain new skills, update capabilities and certify compliance with industry standards for design, machining, welding, fabrication, painting and other specialized skills. Freeman's goal is to constantly improve not only its products but also the quality of life and work for it's valued employees.
CERTIFICATES AND ACCEPTANCES: Most closure applications require a stand-alone specific review, approval and a certificate issued from a classification society. Freeman Marine constantly monitors maritime regulations standards and classification society activities related to closure approvals. While "type approvals" for structural aspects and performance exist for some products or components, blanket acceptance/class approvals do not exist for closures installed in classed vessels; each is a stand alone circumstance-specific review and acceptance event.
Freeman closures have received acceptance by:
DNV - DET Norske Veritas
LR - Lloyds Register of Shipping
GL - Germanisher Lloyds
BV - Bureau Veritas
ABS - American Bureau of Shipping
MCA - Maritime Coastguard Agency
USCG - US Coast Guard
CCG - Canadian Coast Guard (Transport Canada)
ABYC - American Boat and Yacht Council