ISO certification is all about maintaining standards and quality in your manufacturing process. The certification is internationally recognized for excellence. For manufacturing organizations, this system is practical must-have features. Having an ISO Certification means that you have an efficient management process in place to monitor the production process. It also opens the door for continuous improvement, In addition, it may highlight shortcomings in production in order to fix them immediately, rather than further down the line when it could affect budget and bottom line.
Here are some benefits of being IDO certified:
1. Improved Processes
ISO leads not only to quality products and services, but also to improved production and service provision with less rework and lower cost. The idea is that a process-based QMS (Quality Management System) connects interrelated processes to form a cohesive whole to ensure that processes are not only managed individually but with a view towards how they affect other processes within the company.
2. Better Decision-Making
Good decision-making is key to business success. Management will gain insights into which processes are working and which ones need tweaking or improvement.
All of this will help you improve your decision-making process. Never again will you be throwing darts in the dark but charting a direction based on real, actionable information.
3. More Revenue and Profit
Customers want quality and they will reward companies that provide it. Moreover, 85% of companies with ISO certifications experienced more demand for their products or services, as well as an increase in market share.
4. Support for Other Industry-Specific Standards
ISO has the additional benefit in that it sets the foundation for other industry-specific standards.
In other words, what you invest in achieving an ISO certification will not only provide you with the benefits of a worldwide recognized quality management system but also with a significant reduction in required cost and time should you decide to add certification to your industry’s specific standards.
5. Better Credibility and Improved Perception
Certification is a clear indicator that a company is committed to quality. As ISO is the world’s most well-known quality standard, your potential customers will automatically have a better perception of your company if you can advertise your ISO certification.
6. Meets Requirements for Government Contracts
For certain types of companies, government contracts can be a lucrative business. Unfortunately, obtaining government contracts can require a lot of hoops to jump through, starting with an involved RFP or tender process.
7. Reduced Costs
How much money does your company waste every year on rework? Repairs? Rejected products? Recalls? Outdated inventory? Warranty claims? What about the cost of lost opportunity or angry customers? By improving your quality management system with ISO, you will see less and less need for rework as there will be less and less problems with your products or services.
8. Smoother Ordering and Customer Interaction
The communication of customer orders will become smoother, misunderstandings will be avoided, and there won’t be a need to ask the customer the same questions again. These improvements not only increase operational efficiency, they also reduce friction with customers.
9. Greater Customer Satisfaction
If your operational processes are running more smoothly and more efficiently, and your product or service quality has improved as a result, your customers will be happier. Increased customer satisfaction and more efficient operations will both reflect positively on the bottom line, increasing value for your shareholders.
10. No Need to Reinvent the Wheel
There are many frameworks for quality management systems, ranging from the general experience and gut feelings of the CEO to detailed requirements