This easy-to-read third edition reference is updated to reflect the ISO 9001:2000 revisions and explains the relationship between ISO9001 and the chemical and process industries. Industry-specific examples will help readers implement the standard in their companies. Substantial changes from previous editions of this book and new aspects of the standard are highlighted throughout the text. The Q9001 clause is included verbatim. You will also be assisted by discussions of chemical and process industry-specific issues outlining good quality practices for each clause of the standard. With ISO terminology spelled out in industry specific terms, this is the only book of its kind.