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SIS – Organisation

SIS, Swedish Standards Institute is a member-based, non-profit association specialised in national and international standards. The market leader in standards in Sweden, SIS is recognised for its professionalism, expertise and openness in relation to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. If we add customer benefit and job satisfaction, we have cited all the key values that define SIS. Our subsidiary publishing arm, SIS Förlag AB, publishes and sells standards and manuals, as well as offering training and consulting services.

Business concept 

SIS helps customers to develop their business and make it more efficient by providing a neutral forum where standards can be influenced, as well providing training and general guidance.

Customers

SIS more than 14 000 customers represent a true cross-section of Sweden. Government agencies, publicly quoted corporations, small and midsize companies, as well as local authorities, county councils and other organizations.

Members

In 2015, SIS had 1 700 companies, agencies and organizations as members.

Participants/experts

It’s those who take part in the process, the experts, who through their participation, expertise and networking develop and influence standards, to ensure that they comply with the group’s targets and vision. No less than 4 400 experts were involved in SIS standardization activities in 2015.

Staff

SIS numbers 170 employees who combine a broad range of expertise in technology, economics, languages, diplomacy and negotiation technique, as well as possessing key personal qualities such as social competence and a sensitivity to other cultures – something that contributes to successful international collaboration.

Sales

SIS posted sales of SEK 262 million in 2015.

Sveriges Standardiseringsförbund

Sveriges Standardiseringsförbund (Swedish Standards Council) is the principal body for all Swedish standardization. Sveriges Standardiseringsförbund is tasked with promoting interest in standardization and the employment of standards to benefit industry and commerce, public administration and society at large. The Swedish State and Svenskt Näringsliv (the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise) appoints Sveriges Standardiseringsförbund commissioners.