Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Inc.
- Website: http://www.lrqausa.com/default.aspx
- Status: Accredited
- Standards: AS9100, AS9120, ASRP (ISO 9001), ISO 14001, ISO 9001, RC (RC14001 & RCMS), TL 9000
- Location: Houston, Texas, USA
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) is the world’s leading provider of independent assessment services including certification, validation, verification and training across a broad spectrum of standards and schemes. We are recognized by over 50 accreditation bodies and deliver our services to clients across more than 120 countries worldwide.
Our unique assessment methodology – LRQA Business Assurance – helps organizations manage their systems and risks to improve and protect their current and future performance. LRQA is a subsidiary of the Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd.
We work across global supply chains, serving a range of industrial, commercial and public organizations and business sectors worldwide, including government, aerospace, automotive, medical, manufacturing, chemical, transportation, engineering, food and beverage, distribution and retail services.
To the novice quality manager, ISO jargon can be extremely overwhelming. What is an NCR? What do you mean by OFI? Are we certified or accredited? But before you go and pull out your hair, let’s take a moment to go over some of the most frequently used terms and their definitions with regards to ISO and Management System Certification.