ISO 9001:2008 defines the requirements for a quality system aimed at controlling and improving business processes, in order to meet the demands and wishes of the customer. ISO is an international standard and thus widely accepted. By introducing a quality system ISO 9001:2008 company remains critical on their organization and focused on improving the business. Clarity and understanding of the total processes within the company are crucial. Many companies now demand that their suppliers have the ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
This is an environmental management system based on the ISO 14001 standard. It contains the environmental performance of the produced products. This means that besides the efficiency of the process, attention is paid to transport, packaging and collaboration with suppliers and customers, to improvements which result in a reduced environmental impact. This can also lead to cost savings, such as energy, water and raw material costs.