Standards in Manufacturing Industry
Official manufacturing certifications and standards are designed to protect consumers and trade partners. Companies that seek these voluntary product certifications have been thoroughly evaluated by independent organizations and found to live up to the quality expected for their products and services in a specific industry. These are the most common worldwide standards used in manufacturing, most of which have been in place for decades and continue to evolve with changing technology.
What is ANSI? The American National Standards Institute is a non-profit organization founded more than 100 years ago to preserve the nation’s place in the global economy through quality initiatives. This includes the establishment of safety and health guidelines for almost every industry. Accreditation is a voluntary procedure that ensures these stringent standards are met throughout the supply chain.
The German Institute for Standardization (DIN) is an independent global organization with more than 32,000 experts who set quality and safety standards in a range of industries. Participation in the standardization program indicates a business’s commitment to live up to these best practices.
What is ISO? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) develops and publishes industrial and commercial standards that are used worldwide. They have more than 20,000 guidelines designed to promote global industry norms in agriculture, health care, food safety and countless other areas.
Japanese Industrial Standards establishes product standards that are used throughout Japan. Products that meet these requirements are assigned an official JIS mark and number as an indication of quality.
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