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IATF 16949 Certification Mark

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Management system certification / Voluntary assessment

Basis for Certification (certification standard):

International standard IATF 16949

Standard owner:

International Automotive Task Force (IATF)

What the standard IATF 16949 covers

The IATF 16949 standard defines the requirements for a quality management system of a company in the automotive industry supply chain, taking any individual and additionally applicable customer requirements into consideration. These requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • The organization has established a suitable, process-focused management system which includes mechanisms for risk identification, self-assessment, preventive and corrective action, continuous improvement of performance and evaluation, distribution and implementation of customer-specific requirements of customers in the automotive industry. For this purpose, the organization must, as a minimum requirement, furnish proof of the processes, procedures, records and key performance indicators required by this international standard and the respective customer.
  • The certified organization defines the required characteristics of the value-added products and services offered, such as surface treatment, and the underlying processes, and ensures regular surveillance to meet the quality requirements of customers.

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