Standards provide safety, health and environmental protection and give the German economy 1% of its net domestic product. For companies, the application of standards and the participation in standardisation is a major factor in promoting innovation, market entry, quality assurance and legal certainty.

On 5 June 2013, MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG joined DIN – the German Institute for Standardization. As a DIN member, MAHA undertakes the self-government responsibility of all economic operators involved in standardisation.

For a company that operates internationally, standards are a major criterion for estimating the partnership potential of a supplier or the like and guaranteeing customers compatibility and quality. Standards noticeably simplify worldwide trade and are a strategic competitive instrument. They make it much easier for products and services to enter the market and thus has a positive influence on company profits.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Major business and economic advantages
  • Promotion of worldwide trade
  • Rationalisation
  • Quality assurance
  • Protection of society
  • Safety
  • Communication
  • Positive influence on economic growth
  • Significant competitive edge in terms of knowledge and having a head start
  • Reduction of research risks and development costs
  • Reduction of transaction costs (e.g. in procurement, for calls for tender)