ISO 9001:2008 is a family of standards and guidelines for quality in the manufacturing and service industries from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO certification ensures that the processes that develop the product are documented and performed in a quality manner.
ISO 14001:2004 is the international specification for an environmental management system (EMS). It specifies requirements for establishing an environmental policy, determining environmental aspects and impacts of products/activities/services, planning environmental objectives and measurable targets, implementation and operation of programs to meet objectives and targets, checking and corrective action and management review.
These certifications subject our cartridges to the same tests as original cartridge manufacturers for laser monochrome cartridges (ISO 19752) and colour laser cartridges (ISO 19798).
They also define the rate of coverage for inks and provide guidelines for the definition of the end of life of a cartridge (contrast, number of pages printed, toner level…).
STMC certification requires us to use test methods which have been standardized for the printer cartridge industry. The certification allows us to objectively compare the performances of the various makes of toner cartridge: