The International Organization of Standardization, (ISO) is a worldwide organization that develops many different kinds of Standards. It is not government sponsored, and is an optional way for suppliers to become certified to obtain credibility in terms of their quality.
ISO 9001 is a series of documents that define requirements for the Quality Management System Standard. ISO 9001 is one of the documents in this set; it contains the actual requirements an organization must be in compliance with to become ISO 9001 Registered. An organization with an effective QMS will typically meet customer expectations better than an organization that does not have an effective QMS. Many organizations require their suppliers to have ISO 9001 Registration.
After audits completed in January 2006 the Polish Ministry of Defense – Department of Quality Systems and Management awarded Unizeto an ISO 9001:2001 certificate. Other organizations implement an ISO 9001 QMS because it has proven over the years that it leads companies to better operations, improved performance, and improved profitability.