iso certificate The ISO quality certification system (ISO) or quality systems certification is a certification carried out with respect to the international standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO, International Organization for Standardization).

International ISO (ISO) certification is a confirmation that the quality management systems in a given enterprise are implemented and applied in accordance with established standards.

Quality management is a special quality management system based on the analysis of consumer needs, the objectives of the organization, the identification of resources and methods for achieving these objectives and is aimed at the overall improvement of the entire quality management system in the company.

The result of the organization of quality management systems in the enterprise is the receipt of the ISO international quality certificate (ISO), which offers a number of significant competitive advantages:

stabilization of product quality
reduction of production costs by optimizing production processes
The certification of the ISO quality system (ISO) guarantees an increase in the level of trust in the company in international and national markets
the international ISO certificate (ISO) offers advantages in obtaining tenders and government orders
ISO certification (ISO) and the issuance of a quality management system certificate is carried out after the implementation of quality management systems, the main stages of which are:

conduct a preliminary analysis of the state of the enterprise, identifying inconsistencies with international ISO standards
training of company personnel at all levels, familiarization with the requirements of the regulations, procedure for implementing a quality management system, increasing the level of motivation and discipline
the development of documentation for quality management systems and the effective implementation of ISO-compliant quality management
conducting an audit, certification of quality systems, obtaining an ISO quality certificate (ISO)
When quality systems are certified and a quality management system certificate is issued, the audit objects are:

quality management scope
conformity of product quality and consumer expectations
compliance with product quality and mandatory requirements of state standards
correct reflection of the ISO requirements in the quality management system documentation
compliance of quality management processes with the norms established in international standards
The ISO certification system (ISO) includes several groups of standards, for compliance with which an ISO quality system certificate is issued:

ISO (ISO) 9000 certification
ISO (ISO) 9001 quality control certificate
ISO 9001-2000
ISO 9001-2008
ISO (ISO) 9002 certification
ISO (ISO) 14000 certificate of conformity
ISO certificate (ISO) 26 000
Obtaining a certificate of conformity of the quality management system is not a mandatory procedure by law. Obtaining an ISO (ISO) international quality certificate is required if:

customers or partners require a quality management system certificate to confirm the quality and stability of the products
the firm operates in an industry regulated by corporations or governments. In this case, a quality control certificate may be required.
ISO certification is also carried out for compliance with Russian standards, which are analogous to international ones: GOST R ISO 9000-2001 - an analog of ISO 9000: 2000 and GOST R ISO 9001-2008 - an analog of ISO 9001: 2008.

A certificate of conformity of the quality management system can be obtained from specialized certification bodies accredited by the state standard.