Quality in industry

SQS assesses and certifies quality standards in many sectors of industry.

Compliance with quality standards, general standards and statutory requirements throughout the value chain is critical to the sustainable success of industrial manufacturing processes. With over one hundred auditors, SQS has the expertise to cover all industry sectors and offers tailor-made auditing and certification services in all regions and in several languages. Cooperation and networking with partners at home and abroad ensure both comprehensive, international knowledge transfer and global process capability for the benefit of customers.

Management systems

The range of services and solutions provided by SQS is both generic and specific, spanning all branches of industry or catering to specific sector requirements. The ISO 9001 standard is used in many cases as a general model for the introduction and certification of quality management systems and a first step towards establishing anintegrated management system for companies of all sizes and sectors. It can be ideally combined with ISO 14001 (certification of environmental management systems) and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety assessment series).

Industry-specific offers

For the individual industry sectors, SQS offers many services to meet the required standards and achieve the required standard of quality. In the food packaging, building products, aerospace, automotive and railway industries: Auditing and certification by SQS gives companies real added value.

Overview of the offer

Main standards

Additional standards

National schemes

  • Certification of the management system operated by printing companies with regard to tin and label colours under the deposit scheme as required by Deutsche Pfandsystem GmbH

  • Swiss Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) regulation regarding the certification of the means of production and the origin of electricity

  • Directive on security for elevators (The certification by SQS is not offered any longer. Existing certificates stay valid until the end of their validity.)

  • Directive on security for elevators

Labels

  • Evaluation of management bodies in accordance with Corporate Governance principles, rewarded with the BBP® label guarantee mark including certificate

  • One-time assessment of management bodies in accordance with Corporate Governance principles, rewarded with BBP® attestation.

  • Verification of the requirements of allergen management for manufacturing allergen optimized consumer goods, for services and for hotel rooms

  • Under the Federal Constitution, women and men have a right to claim equal pay for equivalent work. This topic is continually discussed in detail at the level of politics and the trade unions. Salary structures are also often tailored to the internal growth of a business and many times do not reflect the actual circumstances.

  • Label for proficiency in environmental protection, quality and safety based on ISO 14024

  • Certification of electricity from renewable energy sources according to the VUE label

  • Certification of electricity from renewable energy sources according to the VUE label

  • Certification of wood and paper processing companies

  • Certification system for a standardised production standard in the offset printing sector. (The certification by SQS is not offered any longer. Existing certificates stay valid until the end of their validity.)

  • Model for the development and certification of an integrated quality/environmental management system

Assessment models

  • General concepts
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Telecommunications cabling infrastructure
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Management and operational information
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Environmental control
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Power distribution
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Building construction
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Security systems
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Evaluation of data centre infrastructure
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

Guidelines

Appendix

  • (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, M. Daniel Taddeo.)

  • (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, M. Daniel Taddeo.)

  • (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, M. Daniel Taddeo.)

  • (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, M. Daniel Taddeo.)

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