The present and the future of any business / organization depends on whether it has the ability to produce quality products and services and to communicate it to all interested parties. Quality management throughout the productive chain and its good external testimony, is achieved worldwide with the installation, operation and certification of the company with quality management systems by a recognized certification body. Our specialized team of consultants is certified by TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS as inspectors of management systems of Quality, Environment and Safety & Health at work according to the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. In addition we undertake food safety management systems in accordance with the principles of ISO 22000 -HACCP. Below you can see a brief description of the purpose of each model and what kind of needs / partners / organizations it addresses in order to make the right choice for your requirements.
ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized standard for quality management and concerns all categories of companies, regardless of the type, size and product or service provided.
ISO 9001 describes a management model that is applied ensures the expected quality of products and services offered by an organization, with always aim at customer satisfaction.
With over 1.1 million certifications, ISO certification 9001 helps organizations prove to their customers that they consistently and reliably provide products and services with quality that meets agreed specifications.
- Enhance the reputation of a company by ensuring the trust of customers
- Creating opportunities for penetration in international markets as the image and reliability of the business improves
- Reduction of production costs due to optimization of resource and time management
- Improving employee awareness on quality management
- Increase customer satisfaction
- Continuous improvement of processes based on the application of objective monitoring and measurement mechanisms, and therefore the upgrading of the company's processes to produce added value
ISO 14001: 2015 is an international standard that defines the requirements of an environmental management system. In recent years it has been observed raising public and consumer awareness of environmental issues. As a result, companies that implement a certified environmental management system have competitive advantage.
- Energy saving,
- Savings in the consumption of raw materials and other resources,
- Continuous improvement of environmental performance,
- Increasing competitiveness,
- Reduction of the risk of environmental damage,
- Reduction of waste management costs,
- Compliance with environmental laws and regulations (at national and European level),
- Improving an organization's processes: Environmental management systems are designed to be fully integrated into an integrated management system that includes both quality and health and safety issues. The certification of integrated systems leads to cost reduction and increased efficiency.
ISO 45001: 2018
According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), accidents and work-related illnesses are still high. In addition to the negative effects on the families of those affected, this entails significant costs for individual businesses and the economy as a whole. An organization's compliance with the OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001 standard protects employees, customers and all stakeholders from risks, while third-party certification certifies that an organization has taken steps to avoid accidents and dangerous situations, using a comprehensive and effective implementation of the system.
- Promoting a safe and healthy work environment
- Reduce potential accidents and improve the overall performance of your staff
- Improve compliance with regulatory and other requirements
- Demonstration of high levels of occupational safety and health, in the context of your competition in international projects or to expand locally to create new prospects
- Improve the reliability of your internal operations to meet your customers' requirements and overall performance
- Dedicate your staff to their responsibilities, helping to ensure safety in the workplace
ISO 22000 (HACCP)
The ISO 22000 standard defines the general requirements regarding the development, implementation and improvement of the Food Safety Management System of a company. ISO 22000 is addressed to all companies directly or indirectly involved in the food chain and can be applied by all companies regardless of their size and complexity.
Certification, according to the ISO 22000 standard, can add value to an organization through:
- Confidence in the customer, consumer and other stakeholders regarding its ability to consistently provide safe food, products and services
- Providing confidence to the customer that the product and / or service provided meets the mutually agreed requirements, but also the applicable laws and regulations relating to food safety.
- The implementation of continuous support measures in order to continuously improve the activities of the company
- Creating a competitive advantage and attracting new customers and investors in international markets
- Enabling it to document compliance with the specified requirements of the Food Safety Management System.
ISO 27001 Management - Information Security System
The standard ISO 27001 is the international leader in Information Security Management.
Nowadays the existence of a business, an organization is based on digitally stored information and records. So the risk management process is a crucial pillar of the company's existence.
- Identification of risks and implementation of controls to eliminate, reduce or manage them.
- Flexibility to adopt controls in all or selected areas of your business.
- Gaining customer trust, for the security of managing the information they trust us.
- Expectations of non-exclusion in tenders due to proof of conformity are higher.
ISO 22301 Business Continuity Systems
The continuous operation of an organization is a primary requirement. The ISO 22301 standard is designed to operate the organization during the most demanding and unexpected conditions.
Many organizations are required, for a variety of reasons, to provide "continuous" operations after a downtime within specified time intervals. The ISO 22301 standard is designed in such a way that the organization continues to operate during the most demanding and unexpected conditions. By helping an organization consolidate the core principles of a Business Continuity Management System (BCM), it protects staff, maintains a reputation, and enables the organization to continue to operate and market.
The continuous operation of an organization, in the event of an outage either due to a serious disaster or due to an incident, is a primary requirement. ISO 22301 replaced the British Standard BS 25999, the world's first BCM standard, designed and developed to minimize downtime risks that could affect the functioning of the entire organization.
It provides the basis for the development and implementation of business continuity in an organization and promotes trust in business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) transactions. It also contains a complete set of tests based on BCM best practices and covers the entire life cycle of a BCM.
ISO 22301 is suitable for all organizations, small or large and from any workplace. It is particularly suitable for organizations operating in high-risk environments such as financial institutions, telecommunications, transport and the public, where the ability to provide continuous operation is essential not only for the organization but also for customers and any stakeholders.
- Provides a common framework, based on international good practice, for the effective management of business continuity.
- Preventively improves the flexibility of an organization so that it can achieve the basic goals in case of downtime.
- Provides a proven and effective method of restoring an organization's ability to deliver core products and / or services at the agreed level and time given a downtime.
- uses proven practices to effectively manage an outage.
- Facilitates the protection and improvement of the name and reputation of the organization.
- It provides a competitive advantage by opening up new markets and helping the organization gain new jobs.
- Makes everyone understand how the whole body works and helps identify opportunities for improvement.
- It shows that the relevant legislation and standard regulations are applied.
- It gives the opportunity to reduce costs from internal and / or external BCM audits and possibly reduce the amount of premiums in case of downtime.
ISO 13485 Quality Management Systems of Medical Devices
ISO 13485 defines the requirements of a Quality Management System for companies that are active in the design, production, marketing, installation and technical support of medical devices. The ISO 13485 standard is based on the principles of ISO 9001 and follows the process approach of Quality Management. The application of system according to ISO 13485 brings advantages such as:
• Safe products,
• Satisfaction of legislative requirements,
Improved quality of services / products and
• Satisfied customers