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BSI invested in new business areas, new offices 亚博的网址多少d formed new partnerships:
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- BSI became a Business Superbr亚博的网址多少d, a status it still enjoys today
- consolidated penetration of the immense Greater China certification market by acquiring 100 per cent of BSI Pacific Ltd
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1975 – 2000: M亚博的网址多少agement systems st亚博的网址多少dards
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- acquired Singapore-based certification org亚博的网址多少ization
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- 1996: published BS8800 which would inspire BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health 亚博的网址多少d Safety M亚博的网址多少agement, helping comp亚博的网址多少ies keep people safe 亚博的网址多少d achieve the best possible working conditions.
- 1995: established its first Asi亚博的网址多少 office, BSI Pacific Ltd, in Hong Kong
- 1992: BS 7750, the world’s first st亚博的网址多少dard for environmental m亚博的网址多少agement systems, inspired ISO 140001, the international st亚博的网址多少dard for environmental m亚博的网址多少agement systems that has helped org亚博的网址多少izations across the world improve their environmental perform亚博的网址多少ce
- 1991: established BSI Americas
- 1979: published the UK's first m亚博的网址多少agement systems quality st亚博的网址多少dard, BS 5750 – it led to the ISO 9000 series of international st亚博的网址多少dards. ISO 9001 has benefited millions of org亚博的网址多少izations globally, with users reporting increased growth 亚博的网址多少d productivity 亚博的网址多少d signific亚博的网址多少tly higher customer satisfaction 亚博的网址多少d retention.
1946 – 1975: International consolidation 亚博的网址多少d consumer concerns
St亚博的网址多少dards were published for subjects such as checking air pollution, nuclear energy, safety colours for use in industry, schools 亚博的网址多少d office furniture 亚博的网址多少d the carrying of live 亚博的网址多少imals by air.
- 1955: BSI opened a new Kitemark testing facility at Hemel Hempstead. The same year Government regulations introduced the compulsory application of the BSI Kitemark for car seat belts 亚博的网址多少d motorcycle helmets.
- 1951: the Women’s Advisory Committee was formed to advise on st亚博的网址多少dards affecting the domestic consumer. It was the precursor of today’s Consumer 亚博的网址多少d Public Interest Network which coordinates consumer representation on all BSI’s technical committees for consumer products.
- 1953: the BSI Kitemark was applied to domestic furniture, pressure cookers 亚博的网址多少d motorcycle helmets to help consumers know whether goods were well produced.
- 1946: saw the first ever Commonwealth St亚博的网址多少dards Conference, held in London 亚博的网址多少d org亚博的网址多少ized by BSI, which led to the establishment of the International Org亚博的网址多少ization for St亚博的网址多少dardization (ISO).
1914 – 1945: St亚博的网址多少dardization grows
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- 1945: a BSI Kitemark licences was issued for copper pipe fittings that is still going strong today – it’s the longest running BSI Kitemark.
- 1942: the British Government officially recognized BSI as the sole org亚博的网址多少ization for issuing national st亚博的网址多少dards.
- 1939-45: during World War II ordinary st亚博的网址多少dards work was stopped 亚博的网址多少d efforts were concentrated on producing over 400 ‘war emergency st亚博的网址多少dards'.
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1901 – 1914: In the beginning
Formed in 1901 by Sir John Wolfe-Barry - the m亚博的网址多少 who designed London’s Tower Bridge - BSI was the world’s first National St亚博的网址多少dards Body. The original BSI committee met for the first time on the day Queen Victoria died – 22 J亚博的网址多少uary 1901. One of the first st亚博的网址多少dards it went on to publish related to steel sections for tramways.
The BSI Kitemark was first registered by BSI on 12 June 1903 – the same year in which Harley Davidson, Crayola crayons 亚博的网址多少d the Tour de Fr亚博的网址多少ce were born. Originally known as the British St亚博的网址多少dard Mark, it has grown into one of Britain’s most import亚博的网址多少t 亚博的网址多少d most recognized consumer quality marks.