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The new standard details procedures to promote high-level thinking about how each modified or new operational or business process impacts the likelihood of future success.

What Does ISO 9001:2015 Mean for Machine Shops?

The revised quality-management standard introduces guidelines for anticipating and studying the potential adverse effects of new manufacturing practices.

As you certainly know, ISO 9000 is a series of quality-management systems designed to help organizations maintain compliant, productive and, above all, safe business operations. Revisions to the ISO standards are delivered every three to five years or so, and the newest, ISO 9001:2015, is expected to bring new challenges and opportunities to large machining and manufacturing concerns as well as smaller, more regional-focused ones.

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