Registrar Rankings in United States and by Industry Standards

Quality Systems Update has unveiled a new global ranking of certification bodies based on its free search engine, WhosRegistered.com. Based on submissions to QSU Publishing as of December 1, 2004, the registration totals for different geographic areas and industries are shown below:

ISO 9001
World-Wide
ISO 9001
United States
BSI 40,788 BSI 5,389
PJR 9,230 QMI 3,742
URS 8,032 DNV 3,285
QMI 7,579 PJR 3,232
ABS QE 5,789 UL 3,028
SGS 4,402 LRQA 2,944
DNV 4,357 BVQi 2,180
UL 3,573 ABS QE 1,940
LRQA 3,373 SGS 1,904
Intertek 2,781 NQA 1,696
AS9100
United States
ISO 13485
United States
TL 9000
United States
ISO/TS 16949
United States
DNV 263 BSI 553 LRQA 43 BSI 829
PJR 228 TUV 86 QMI 42 LRQA 194
BSI 207 LRQA 72 BSI 41 IEAC 140
NQA 181 Intertek 49 DLS 28 DNV 86
BVQi 111 SGS 33 BVQi 27 NQA 50

To identify the certification body abbreviations, or see the contact information, go to (http://www.qsuonline.com/BodyPages/Registrars.html).