Quality Standards for Manufacturing

Quality standards for manufacturing labels provide specific guidelines for quality control during the design and manufacturing process. Adherence to quality control is especially important for automotive, military, food, and other highly regulated industries.

Working with a label company that understands quality management ensures you’ll receive a product that meets your requirements for quality and reliability from the start.

Our Commitment to Quality Standards

In labels, aesthetics is important, but the performance of the label solution is often more critical. Grand Rapids Label has been a key partner in the supply chain of our clients for decades. We understand that we are providing critical parts to our clients. These parts become integrated into their manufacturing functions as well as their end-user experiences.


Every day we employ flexibility, creativity, and urgency to meet the needs of our clients. We also use quality manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulatory and quality requirements for labeling products. 

Quality Standards & Certifications  

Grand Rapids Label is driven to supply products and solutions that hold up under the most stringent certifications and inspections. We are certified to the following:

IATF 16949:2016 ISO 14001:2004 AIB: UL:

IATF 16949 Quality Control Industry Standards

Adhering to these quality control industry standards is part of our commitment to deliver customized labels made from quality materials and manufactured under high standards.  

The International Automotive Task Force (ITAF) quality assurance system standards define requirements for all organizations involved in the automotive industry. These quality standards address risk management and safety guidelines for the production of labels and other automotive products.

ISO 14001 Quality Standards for Manufacturing Labels

GR label is committed to providing quality products while striving to protect and improve the health of our employees and communities, and the global environment. 

The ISO 14001 Standard for Environmental Management Systems outlines requirements for the development and implementation of a policy surrounding significant environmental impacts. These standards apply to all companies and organizations that wish to establish, maintain, and improve an environmental management system.

AIB Quality Management Labeling Requirements

We understand the importance of providing clean and safe direct food contact labels that comply with food & beverage industry requirements and quality control standards.

American Institute of Baking (AIB) conducts safety audits, inspection, certification, and educational seminars for food industry manufacturers and suppliers. These inspections include cleaning practices, pest management, and operational methods for personnel practices.

UL (Underwriters Laboratory Standards

Safety and hazard labels need to not only be made from durable and long-lasting materials but be printed with inks that remain clear and legible for an extended period. We take measures to ensure our printed label materials and inks deliver the quality and longevity needed for UL rating.

UL provides product safety testing and certification across the globe. Their quality control industry standards are some of the most important in product safety. For the label manufacturing industry, UL standards apply to the materials and marking performance requirements of labels.

Learn More About Our Quality Standard for Manufacturing Labels

Contact GR Label with any questions you have regarding our commitment to quality management label industry standards. 

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