Standards Institutions

Association Francaise de Normalisation
French national organization which develops national and international
standardization activities, information provision, certification and training


American National Standards Institute 
Non profit organization that oversees the development of standards for
products, services, processes, systems and personnel in the United States 


International Organization for Standardization
World's largest developer and publisher of internationl Standards. ISO
coordinates the network of standards institutes of 160 countries around the world


Lebanese Standards Institution
Public institution attached to the Ministry of Industry. LIBNOR publishes and amends more than 1673 Lebanese standards that cover a large sector of products, services, measurments, methods, and symbols


Quality Associations

American Society for Quality
Knowledge-based global community of quality control experts dedicated to the promotion and advancement of quality tools, principles and practices.  A list of certified registrars can be found on this site

Lebanese Society for Quality
Prominent professionas group representing different segments of the Lebanese Economy, commited in continuously implementing quality concepts, and providing tools and expertise to inspire private and public organizations in attaining optimal, financial results.

Middle East Quality Association
Free flow of information and exchange of best practices in the field of quality in order to help grow of quality movement in the whole of the Middle East and North Africa region at individual, organizational and social levels


European Foundation for Quality Management
Different ways to support your organization's journey
towards excellence

 Quality Awards
King Abdul Aziz Quality Award
Saudi award, developped in recognition to King Abdel Aziz accomplishments to leading the Kingdome towards excellence, aimed to support all sectors by applying international criteria and methods that lead to performance excellence


Lebanese Excellence Award
Lebanese Quality award introduced as an initiative to increase competitiveness of the Lebanese economy. The award is based on the Lebanse Quality Management Model and is intended for organizations that wish to be regarded as national role models and are developping a solid history of continuous improvement