Implementing ISO 8000


Do you need to create ISO 8000 compliant product specifications?

Discover how quickly you can use our KOIOS software to build your ISO 8000 compliant technical specifications and publish them for your customers to evaluate and use.

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Do you need a state of the art multi-lingual Open Technical Dictionary

One that contains the terms and definitions you require, in multiple languages, and with data provenance. Then click here to discover how our groundbreaking KOIOS software can deliver what you need and more.

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Unsure of the benefits of adopting ISO 8000?

Find out how G20 countries and leading global manufacturing organisations are looking to save significant costs throughout their entire supply chain – from product selection to purchasing to installation to operation and to long term maintenance.

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Are you looking to understand how QUIPs (quality identifiers) will help customers find your products?

Heard about QUIP but not quite sure what is it and how it works?

Are you looking for guidance on how to register for your QUIP?

Sign up to KOIOS and we will register your QUIP for you.

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Do you export to Saudi Arabia and want to know how you can meet their ISO 8000 product data requirements

Find out how Vision 2030 will impact your business and discover why KOIOS Master Data can help you meet ISO 8000 quickly and efficiently.

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Reasons to create ISO 8000 Product Specifications

International Trade

You need to meet the emerging product data requirements from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and South Korea for tariff identification


Clean Data

You require a corporate dictionary to standardise data usage across your supply chain and within your organisation

Reduce Costs

You want to significantly reduce your data handling costs by minimising inaccuracies, incompleteness and duplication

Improve eCommerce

You are introducing eCommerce and need to ensure your product data is complete, accurate and easy to maintain

Build Sales

You want to publish your product specifications into a global open repository to allow customers to find you and your product catalogue

Trade Smarter

You want to improve data quality and avoid costly inefficiencies with product sourcing and purchasing

Why use the ground breaking KOIOS software?

The KOIOS cloud based software supports an online community of manufacturers and distributors, and is becoming the leading trusted source of manufacturing product information globally making it much easier for businesses to trade internationally.

By ensuring all product data in the KOIOS repository complies fully with ISO 8000, buyers can rest assured that the products they purchase have accurate and complete detailed specifications, where the data sources are well defined, and where language constraints are no more. Manufacturers will increase sales by reaching a large market, and buyers will gain cost-savings and operational efficiency by simplifying how product data is sourced.

Manufacturing Database

We have the largest multi-lingual concept (terms and definitions) database in the industry enabling rapid creation of your dictionary and product specifications


Great User Experience

Streamlined user experience based on industry best practice and client feedback ensuring our software requires minimal training


System Interfaces

The software interfaces with many ERP, Procurement, PIM and Punch-Out Catalogue systems. Bespoke interfaces can be supported too

Growing Customer Base

Used by leading multi-national manufacturing organisations to create product specifications and publish them in the KOIOS Product Library

Creating ISO 8000 Product Specifications with KOIOS

A concept represents a class, a property or a property value. Each concept has a number of terms and definitions associated with it to accurately describe it. These terms and definitions can be in multiple languages ensuring that everyone can use their prefered language to use the KOIOS software and create their Identification Guides and Catalogue Items. The collection of concepts used by a manufacturer is their Concept Dictionary. An example of a concept ……

The largest manufacturing ISO 8000 compliant concept database

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Our Services Team will ensure you get the best out of KOIOS


Getting Started

Our Services team will help you get started and provide all the support and training you require to get the most out of KOIOS


Create your Concept Dictionary

Let our Services Team create your concept dictionary and undertake language translations if missing from our extensive KOIOS database


Create your Catalogue Items

Save time and use our Services Team to create some or all of your product specifications and catalogue items on your behalf