ISO/TS 16949 Certificate
ISO/TS 16949:2002 was prepared by International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assosiation Inc (JAMA),with support from ISO/TC 176, Quality Management and Quality Assurance.
ISO/TS16949 = ISO 9001:2000 requirement + Automotive Requirement + Customer Specific Requirement.
ISO/TS 16949 is an ISO technical specification which aligns existing US, German, French and Italian automotive quality system standards within the global automotive industry. It specifies the quality system requirements for the design/development, production, installation and servicing of automotive-related products.
ISO/TS 16949 is relevant to all types of automotive supply companies, from small manufacturers to multi-site, multinational organizations located anywhere in the world. However, it is only applicable to sites where production or service parts are manufactured.
Organizations wishing to break into the automotive market must wait until they are on an automotive customer's potential supplier list before they can progress with certification to this specification.