BERNINA is ISO certified in respect of both its production sites, Steckborn and Lampun. BERNINA holds the following certificates:
ISO 9001: 2008
BERNINA holds the ISO 9001 certificate because it guarantees high quality standards and a high level of customer friendliness. This quality management system includes the following areas: managerial responsibility, management of resources, product realisation, measurement, analysis and improvement.
ISO 14001: 2004
This certificate focuses on continuing improvements in environmental performance. BERNINA follows a company environmental policy and has concrete environmental goals, such as using PVC-free materials.
OHSAS 18001: 2007
This certificate lays out the standards for workplace health and safety. BERNINA places a high value on the well-being of its employees and all visitors to its headquarters in Steckborn. Thanks to implementation of the OHSAS standards, for example, there has been a clear reduction in the number of accidents, which means less production downtime as well.
This certificate verifies that BERNINA possesses a comprehensive management system, the quality of which is demonstrated by the certifications already mentioned above.
BERNINA Thailand also has a comprehensive quality management system and likewise holds ISO 9001 certification.