ISO/TS 16949: Automotive Quality Management
Helping position your company as a reliable partner to the Automotive and Motorcycle Industry with ISO/TS 16949
The automotive industry's challenge
The automotive & motorcycle industry is one of the most challenging industries in the world. It operates under extreme pressures of cost and time.
Being able to rely on suppliers is key, not only for the car & motorcycle manufacturers, but also for other organizations in the supply chain. They all require suppliers that have their processes under control, that understand their customers' specific requirements and focus on continuous improvement.
ISO/TS 16949 certification of your management system offers a decisive advantage in demonstrating that your company matches these criteria.
What is ISO/TS 16949?
ISO/TS 16949 is the only standard recognized worldwide related to quality management as it applies to any organization active in the automotive & motorcycle supply chain.
ISO/TS 16949 is based on:
- The eight quality management principles (all fundamental to good business practice):
- Customer focus
- Involvement of people
- Process approach
- System approach to management
- Continual improvement
- Fact based decision-making
- Mutually beneficial supplier relationships
- Fulfilment of customer specific requirements
ISO/TS 16949 Certification: Why Choose Bureau Veritas?
Bureau Veritas Certification is recognized by more than 40 national and international accreditation bodies across the world. Bureau Veritas Certification is recognized by the International Automotive Task Force to deliver ISO/TS 16949 certification.
5,700 skilled auditors operating in more than 100 countries offer a unique combination of international and local expertise providing consistent services wherever our clients are.
Bureau Veritas Certification relies on a pool of more than 200 ISO/TS auditors recognized by the IATF with automotive/motorcycle industry background, as well as in depth knowledge of local regulations, markets and language that enables them to provide solutions adapted to your needs.
Leader in ISO/TS 16949 Certification
For ISO/TS 16949, Bureau Veritas Certification is a world leader having certified over 3,000 companies in 53 countries.
Mark of global recognition
The Bureau Veritas Certification mark is a globally recognized symbol of your organization’s ongoing commitment to excellence, sustainability and reliability.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Why should my organization implement ISO/TS 16949?
To keep your customers in the automotive and motorcycle industry – and to keep them satisfied – your products and services must meet their requirements.
ISO/TS 16949 provides a framework established by the car and motorcycle manufacturers to manage your business processes in order to meet and exceed those requirements.
Does ISO/TS 16949 certification bring me any commercial advantage?
Most of the big car and motorcycle manufacturers contract only suppliers that are certified for ISO/TS 16949.
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