Your reliable partner

for ISO certifications and occupational safety

No matter if you are aiming for an ISO certification or have concerns regarding the occupational safety in your company: Northwest Competence, located in Germany, offers quick and straightforward services. We always strive to keep things as simple as possible for our customers.  Our qualified professionals have vast experience in the areas of quality, health, safety and environmental protection. As member of EMS-Fehn-Group, we are responsible for the certification and the occupational safety at our sister companies all across Europe. In addition, we have also been supporting numerous external customers from a variety of industries for years. Northwest Competence guarantees absolute confidentiality and collaborates with all major certification societies.


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ISO certifications

Dana Gehring - Northwest Competence Quality

Dana Gehring

• Internal auditor (QM, HSE)
• Auditor SCL
• Aerospace auditor (AS/EN 9100)
• Dangerous Goods Officer (road/rail)

Occupational Safety

Thomas Steen

• Safety Engineer
• Dangerous Goods Officer (road)
• Hazardous Substances Expert
• Fire Protection Officer

Member of Ems-Fehn-Group

Northwest Competence is member of the German-owned EMS-Fehn-Group, which consists of 19 companies in eleven countries across Europe. The companies are active in chartering, project logistics, heavy haulage and special transports, ship and fleet management, crewing and warehousing. They transport yachts around the globe, support clients in matters of ISO certifications, develop customized crane solutions and operate their own port facilities. The group has its own fleets of trucks and seagoing vessels.

EMS-Fehn-Group has offices in Papenburg, Bremen, Elmshorn, Lübeck, Feldkirch, Zurich, Bergen, Jyväskylä, Riga, Palermo, Rijeka, Durres and Skopje. The group’s headquarters are in Leer, Germany. The member companies support each other with their respective expertise and collaborate closely. EMS-Fehn-Group companies value high levels of quality and are certified according to ISO standards.