Quality management

FOERSTER quality management

Since 1948, the name FOERSTER stands for durable, robust products. The products are tailored to meet customers specific requirements - another important sign of the quality provided by FOERSTER. In order to maintain this good reputation in the future, we operate a quality management system that is certified in accordance with ISO 9001. It ensures that the customer requirements as well as statutory and regulatory requirements are met. FOERSTER's employees continuously endeavor to improve and develop this system.

The ideas of FOERSTER's employees form the basis for our innovation and continuous improvement of our business processes. They are therefore crucial for achieving our high quality standards and ensuring the economic success of our company.

From factory, FOERSTER devices and systems meet the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC), Low Voltage Directive (LVD) (2014/35/EU) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive (2014/30/EU). If required, conformity with other regulations, such as UL, can also be ensured.

The effectiveness of the FOERSTER quality management system and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements are regularly audited and assessed by independent certification bodies. Our quality manual is available to interested parties upon request.


ISO 9001

Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG has been certified in accordance with ISO 9001 since 1994. The subsidiary Magnetische Pruefanlagen GmbH is also certified in accordance with ISO 9001.


CE labeling

From factory, our devices meet the EU regulations on product safety. Complete machines and electrical devices carry a CE label.



UL (Underwriters Laboratories)

Our systems can also be constructed in a design so as to conform with UL, if required.


 EAC certificates

FOERSTER maintains contact with certification organizations which make it possible for us to export our products to Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.


 Energy audit in accordance with EN 16247

FOERSTER Reutlingen engaged the testing organization TÜV SÜD to perform an energy audit in accordance with EN 16247-1. The audit findings were positive.


For further country-specific certifications, please go to the websites of our subsidiaries.