In 19th Century, race begun for the bulk manufacturing of products and ensuring their reach to every customer on the globe. As industrialization spread around the globe, people started choosing the products from best of the best. Now sustenance of the Quality, service and delivery was the biggest challenge for every product deemed to be a brand.
Various methods develop all across the world for the Quality improvements in the 20th century, but there was a need for the globally accepted system which can control the quality of any product.
A standard based upon BS 5750 proposed to the ISO (International organization for standardization) in 1979. To review BS 5750 (fit for the use), Technical committee 176 formed in 1980. ISO introduced first addition of standard 9000 specially for the control of the Quality and Services in the 1987, based upon the report and draft provided by TC/176.
This TC-176 takes review from the ISO member bodies from all across the world, review and revise the standard from time to time. Currently ISO 9001:2015 standard is being used which replaces 9001:2008.
9001 is document which define some methods for the Quality control, Quality Assurance for any product or Services or both.