Quality Management Around the Globe

ISO 9001 glossy ball blueMore than 1 million organizations have implemented ISO 9001 in more than 75 countries.

While there were earlier standards for quality management systems, the International Organization for Standardization or ISO released the update of its 9001 standard in  2015.

An internationally and diverse selection committee developed the framework of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standard to help every type of organization including: commercial businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations.

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ISO 9001 Certified Sites

 China    281,713
 Italy    137,631
 Japan     82,509
 Germany     71,963
 Spain     59,328
 France     57,722
 India    43,817
 United Kingdom    36,222
 United States    32,053
 Brazil    27,262

Individuals or companies cannot become ISO members, but there are ways that you can take part in standardization work. Please see the list below for information about the ISO member in your country.

Full members (or member bodies) influence ISO standards development and strategy by participating and voting in ISO technical and policy meetings. Full members sell and adopt ISO International Standards nationally. Correspondent members observe the development of ISO standards and strategy by attending ISO technical and policy meetings as observers. Correspondent members that are national entities sell and adopt ISO International Standards nationally. Correspondent members in the territories that are not national entities sell ISO International Standards within their territory.

Subscriber members keep up to date on ISO’s work but cannot participate in it. They do not sell or adopt ISO International Standards nationally.