Quality Management Systems play an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of industry and consumer expectations. Effective implementation of quality management systems reviews effective ways of implementing these systems in the textile industry.

The book discusses ways of planning and establishing the quality management systems, implementing them through out the organization, monitoring and measuring the performance, correcting the deviations and taking preventive actions with the involvement of people and a committed management.

With a distinguished author having an experience of more than 18 years of implementing ISO 9001, the book is an important reference work for the textile people and those who want to implement quality management systems wholeheartedly.


Professionals and academics.

Table of Contents

Sustaining business; Understanding and implementation of ISO 9001:2008; Internal quality audits: A strong tool for quality management; Measuring maturity in QMS implementation; Welcome the complaints; Face the audits.


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© 2010
Woodhead Publishing India
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About the author

B. Purushothama

B. Purushothama, in his service of 40 years in the textile and garment industry, has worked in various capacities in Spinning, Maintenance, Projects, Quality Assurance and in Research. He is a Lead Auditor in ISO 9000 since 1994 and a Certified Quality Analyst from Tata Quality Management Services. The Textile Association (India) awarded him fellowship in 1985, and Institute of Engineers in 2009.

Affiliations and Expertise

Textile Consultant, India