Posts Tagged ‘16949’

The Time Is Now – Preparing for a Successful IATF 16949 Transition

The transition to IATF 16949 has been a rough one according to industry experts.  More than 68,000 organizations certified to IATF 16949:2009 (and 6,382 companies in the US) will need to undergo a transition audit to IATF 16949:2016. As of April 2017, 181 upgrade audits had been completed, resulting in an average of 5.3 nonconformities…

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12 Years At The Toyota Opportunity Exchange

For the last 12 years simpleQuE has attended the Toyota Opportunity Exchange (TOE) to network with Tier I suppliers like Dana Incorporated. Dana has 100+ facilities and 29,000 employees in 34 countries making it one of the world’s most influential automotive suppliers. Through the TOE, a relationship was developed with Dana and in 2013 simpleQuE…

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IATF 16949 Certifications Across the Globe

  IATF 16949 is being adopted across the world and setting in place the quality management requirements for the design, development, production, installation, and service of automotive-related products. Take a look below at the world leaders in ISO/IATF16949 certification.

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IATF 16949:2016 – Shifting into High Gear

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SimpleQuE representatives were recently invited to attend the Eagle Certification Group auditor training, which included the latest information on anticipated changes to IATF 16949:2016, and they are significant!  In May, Eagle participated in 4 days of meetings in Italy with all the stakeholders to provide feedback on the final draft TS standard to be released…

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Accuride Corporation Case Study

Evansville, Ind.-based Accuride Corporation is a leading manufacturer of steel and aluminum wheels, wheel-end components for commercial vehicles, and gray ductile and austempered ductile iron castings. The Henderson, Ky. testing lab performs testing of truck wheels produced by all of Accuride’s North American operations. This state-of-the-art testing facility conducts physical and metallurgical testing per American…

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