TUV Rheinland of North America Inc.
- Website: http://www.tuv.com/global/en/index.html
- Status: Accredited
- Standards: AS9100, AS9120, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, TL 9000
- Location: Cologne, Germany
The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Cologne, the Group employs 17.950 people in 500 locations in 65 countries. It generates annual revenues of € 1.6 billion. The Group’s mission and guiding principle is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet the challenges arising from the interaction between man, technology and the environment.
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.