15. September 2023
- Product Quality Assurance: ISO 9001:2015 ensures that ISO-certified furniture manufacturers adhere to stringent quality control measures, resulting in consistently high-quality products. Customers can rely on the fact that the furniture they purchase meets or exceeds industry standards.
- Customer-Centric Approach: The standard encourages companies to adopt a customer-centric approach, emphasizing customer feedback, needs, and expectations. As a result, ISO-certified manufacturers are more responsive to customer inquiries, complaints, and suggestions, and offer improved customer experiences.
- Reduced Defects and Returns: By implementing robust quality management systems, ISO-certified manufacturers can significantly reduce defects and faulty products. This reduction leads to fewer customer complaints and returns, saving time and resources for both customers and manufacturers.
- Continuous Improvement: ISO 9001:2015 fosters a culture of continuous improvement within organizations. Manufacturers are committed to regularly reviewing and refining their processes, leading to better products and services.
- Eco-Friendly Products: Customers purchasing furniture from ISO 14001:2015 certified manufacturers can be confident that the products are made with consideration for environmental impact. These companies follow eco-friendly practices, such as responsibly sourcing raw materials, reducing waste, and minimizing energy consumption.
- Sustainable Production: ISO 14001:2015 encourages manufacturers to adopt sustainable production methods, reducing carbon footprint and positively contributing to environmental conservation efforts.
- Compliance with Environmental Regulations: ISO-certified manufacturers are required to comply with relevant environmental regulations and laws. Customers can trust that the furniture they buy adheres to environmentally responsible practices.
- Transparency and Accountability: ISO 14001:2015 fosters transparency in environmental practices. Manufacturers often communicate their environmental initiatives and achievements, allowing customers to make informed choices aligned with their environmental values.
HOWE has been ISO 9001 certified since 2010 and ISO 14001 certified since 2009.