Formally confirming that your products and services meet all trusted external and internal standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Optimal Quality Performance in the Automotive Sector
The global automotive industry demands world class levels of product quality, productivity and competitiveness as well as continual improvement. To achieve this goal many vehicles manufacturers, insist that suppliers adhere to strict technical specifications. For most vehicle manufacturers, certification is a mandatory requirement that is internationally recognized enabling worldwide business. The International Automotive Task Force (IATF), a group of automotive manufacturers, aims at providing improved quality products to automotive customers worldwide. It defines technical specifications aimed at the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement in the in the automotive industry supply chain.
What is IATF 16949:2016?
IATF 16949:2016 is a standard that establishes the requirements for a Quality Management System (QMS), for the automotive sector. It replaces the former ISO/TS 16949:2009 standard. The standard specifies the quality system requirements for the design/development, production, installation and servicing of automotive related products. It enables organizations to demonstrate their commitment to product quality and compliance to customer requirements.
Who can benefit from IATF 16949:2016?
Requirements are generic and applicable to any supplier providing design and development, production, assembly, installation and services of automotive related products, inclusive of products with embedded software. The IATF 16949 standard is applicable to sites of the organization where manufacturing of customer specified production parts, service parts, and/or accessory parts take place.
What are the key benefits of IATF 16949:2016?