Quality Management Systems: Improve and streamline your operations and reduce cost.

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Why ISO 9001?


ISO 9001 provides the framework for a quality management system and is the only standard in the ISO 9001 family that can be certified to. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of industry or sector. Effective implementation of this standard is a critical part of ensuring customers get consistent, high-quality products and services.

ISO 9001 Training Programs

Relationship with other management system standards

ISO 9001 AND IATF 16949

With the release of IATF 16949:2016, the text of ISO 9001 is no longer contained directly within the automotive standard, as was previously the case with ISO/TS 16949. However, ISO 9001 is still the foundation of the IATF 16949 standard, and IATF references ISO 9001 clauses throughout the document. As such, an organization that complies to IATF 16949 would also necessarily comply with all the underlying requirements inherited from ISO 9001. IATF 16949 represents the automotive-specific requirements that augment the requirements of ISO 9001.

ISO 9001 AND AS9100, AS9110 & AS9120

AS9100D, AS9110C, and AS9120B, like previous revisions of these standards, supplements ISO 9001 with additional requirements that represent the expectations of the Aviation, Space and Defense (ASD) industry. 


While ISO 13485 is based on the ISO 9001 process model concepts of Plan, Do, Check, Act, it is designed for regulatory compliance. It is more prescriptive in nature and requires a more thoroughly documented quality management system.

Quality Management System Consulting Services

Our mission is to develop a deep understanding of your organization’s internal processes and business needs, and adapt the scope of our consulting efforts to meet your desired business outcomes. The first step is connecting with a Plexus representative and we’ll carefully assess your unique needs.


ISO 9001 QMS Implementation


Management System Integration


Outsourced Internal Audits