The ISO/TS16949 is an ISO technical specification aiming to the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. It specifies for Automotive Suppliers. It was prepared by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and the "Technical Committee" of ISO
This standard specifies the quality system needs for the design/development, production, installation and servicing of all automotive-related products. This specification emphasis on
The IATF consists of an international group of vehicle manufacturers, BMW Group, DaimlerChrysler, Fiat Auto, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, PSA Peugeot-Citroen, Renault SA and Volkswagen, plus national trade associations, AIAG (America), VDA (Germany), SMMT (UK), ANFIA (Italy) and FIEV (France)
Vehicle manufacturers are either making ISO/TS 16949:2002 a mandatory requirement or encouraging their suppliers to upgrade to the new technical specification.
This specification supersedes existing US, German, French and Italian automotive quality system standards, including QS-9000, VDA6.1, EAQF and ASQ.
ISO/TS 16949:2002 implementation leads to:-
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