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TS 16949 Certification

ISO/TS 16949 was together developed by The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) members and submitted to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for support and publication.

ISO/TS 16949 is the international quality management standard specially intended for organizations in the automotive industry provide community. It is for organizations that produce and deliver parts, sub-assemblies, procedure materials, and certain other products and services to OEM manufacturing locations.

Certification to this technical specification is acknowledged by leading automotive manufacturers. Most leading manufacturers will only work with companies that hold ISO/TS 16949 certification, as they insist that suppliers adhere to the strict technical specifications laid out in the standard.

TS 16949 is a common quality management system standard for the automotive industry. It will help out automotive suppliers and manufacturers recognize best practices when designing, manufacturing and assembling automotive products.

ISO/ TS 16949 are applicable to sites of organizations where customer-specified parts, for production and service are manufactured. Supporting functions, whether on-site or remote including design centers, corporate headquarters and distribution centers, form part of the site inspection but can’t obtain stand-alone certification to ISO/TS 16949. ISO/TS 16949 can be applied throughout the automotive deliver chain. If you want to supply many of the world's largest automotive manufacturers you will require achieving this standard because it is a contractual requirement for many of them.

Benefits of TS 16949 Certification

  • Demonstrate compliance to win new business and asset prospects
  • Gain your license to trade globally and get bigger your business
  • Progress processes to decrease waste and prevent defects
  • Take away the require for multiples certificates for vehicle manufacturing
  • Integrate ISO/TS 16949 with other management systems