ISO 9001:2015 – Certification for Quality

A Quality Management System

The ISO 9001 standard is the world’s most widely recognized quality management system (QMS) certification. With more than 1 million companies certified in over 170 countries, ISO 9001 defines requirements for companies who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer requirements and continually improve their business processes. ISO 9001:2015 is the current version of the standard that can be applied to any size company in any industry. To learn what’s required to achieve ISO 9001 certification download our free guide. It includes steps involved and costs as well.


ISO 9001 Certification Benefits

Companies that implement the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and achieve certification commonly find benefits such as:

  • Increased business efficiency
  • Higher levels of customer satisfaction
  • Lower unnecessary costs
  • More reliable quality of processes and products
  • New customer opportunities

The other key benefit of the ISO 9001 certification is qualification as a supplier for many customer contracts and other business opportunities. ISO 9001 is widely used as a supply-chain requirement and the number of industries that recognize the value of ISO 9001 as a purchasing criteria continues to grow.

The most recent version of the standard was published in September, 2015. That’s why the standard is sometimes shown as: ISO 9001:2015.

Consulting Support for ISO 9001

Core Business Solutions has qualified ISO 9001 consultants ready to help you achieve certification. Support for the ISO 9001 standard is available through all of our Online and Onsite Consulting Programs. We also provide consulting support for companies seeking multiple certifications (such as ISO 14001 and ISO 45001) through an Integrated Management System.

Our consultants translate the technical language of the standard ISO 9001:2015 into Plain English and make it as simple and effective for your organization as possible. Implemented properly, ISO 9001 gives you a continual return on your investment.

For more information about ISO certification for the 9001 standard, please call our consulting office at 866-354-0300, or email

Related standards

  • See AS9100 for aerospace manufacturers
  • See AS9120 for aerospace distributors
  • See ISO 14001 for environmental management systems
  • See ISO 27001 for information security management systems
  • See ISO 45001 for health and safety management systems
  • See ISO 13485 for medical device management systems

For more information on the ISO 9001:2015 standard, please visit our articles page or join our LinkedIn Group for ISO 9001 for Small Business.

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