ISO 9001:2015 Certification

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies necessities for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently offer products and services that meet client and regulatory necessities. It is the most popular standard in the ISO 9000 series and the only standard in the series to which organizations can certify.

Every five to 10 years, the International Organization for Standardization reviews the standards in order to keep them up to date. The 2008 revision of the standard is still valid until September 2018. Before that date, all previously certified companies will have to make the transition to the new 2015 revision in order to maintain their registrations.

A company requires its clients to be completely fulfilled with its products and services. Without that, it can face major issues in the functioning. To do this, it requires taking steps in order to satisfy and please their clients by meeting their requirements. The ISO 9001:2015 promises to perform to the needs of the company as well as the clients. It presents a reliable framework to organize and systematize work of the company and hence, helping it to perform in a better way.

Benefits of ISO 9001:2015

  • Shows that you offer products and services that meet the customer’s needs, comply with the law and legislation, and meet the organization’s own needs;
  • Shows that you provide products and services of consistent quality;
  • ISO 9001 is positive for your image: you show that you comply with internationally recognized quality standards. This is often a requirement for clients and suppliers to do business with you.
  • ISO 9001 helps you enhance customer satisfaction;
  • Can support you streamline your business procedures and continuously progress them.

Section Changes In ISO 9001:2015

Section Number Current Standard Sections Proposed Standard Sections
Section 1: Scope Scope
Section 2: Normative Reference Normative References
Section 3: Terms and Definitions Terms and Definitions
Section 4: General Requirements Context of the Organization
Section 5: Management Responsibility Leadership
Section 6: Resource Management Planning
Section 7: Product Realization Support
Section 8: Measurement, Analysis and Improvement Operation
Section 9: Performance Evaluation
Section 10: Improvement