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ISO 9001 Certification & Audit – Quality Management System (QMS)

Obtain ISO 9001 certification to ensure the quality of your services and/or products

The Core Quality Management Standard

The ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) is the world’s most popular quality management standard, with over one million certified organizations in 180 countries worldwide. ISO 9001 provides a quality management framework that companies can use to ensure the quality of their products and services is consistent. The standard was developed to provide organizations with an efficient tool for quality management, regardless of size, industry or location. It is applicable to all types of industries irrespective of the products and services they provide.

ISO 9001 serves as the basis for many other sector-specific standards, including:

ISO 9001 also serves as the basis for widely used management system standards, including:

Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 9001 certification demonstrates your organization’s ability to consistently meet and exceed customer expectations. Many enterprise buyers and retailers require their suppliers to be ISO 9001 certified in order to minimize their risk of purchasing a poor product or service – being ISO 9001 certified boosts your sales potential. A business that achieves ISO 9001 certification can attain significant improvements in organizational efficiency and product quality by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. Our comprehensive guideline on ISO 9001 provides useful information on requirements and benefits.

ISO 9001 Certification Process

Before you can initiate the certification process, your organization will need to implement a QMS according to ISO 9001 requirements and its effectiveness must be thoroughly documented.

For the certification process itself, the following steps have been established:

  1. Documentation review audit: TÜV SÜD evaluates your documentation and company records.
  2. On-site audit: TÜV SÜD reviews the compliance of your actual activities to ISO 9001 requirements and company records.
  3. Close the gap: Your organization identifies and implements measures to correct the root cause of any non-conformances identified by the audit.
  4. Certification issuance: TÜV SÜD issues the ISO 9001 certification and certification mark.
  5. Surveillance audits: Annual audit required to maintain certification validity (Unannounced audits may occur in special cases).

Our Expertise in Management Systems Certification

TÜV SÜD is a leading provider of management systems solutions, having issued tens of thousands of management systems certificates to businesses of all sizes across the globe. Our dedicated global team of experienced auditors help you explore the possibility of integrating your ISO 9001 certification initiative with other management systems. We can also act as a one-stop provider for all your management system certification needs by offering integrated management system services.

In addition to offering comprehensive evaluations and reports, we can provide you with our TÜV SÜD certification mark, which is globally recognized and synonymous with quality and safety.

TÜV SÜD is also a one-stop provider for other Management Systems Certification & Auditing Services.

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