Understand the IATF 16949:2016 standard

Aratubo has successfully passed its audit for the new IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 standards. This certification has particular significance because Aratubo is among the first companies to achieve it since 1st October, when transition to the new standard became compulsory..

  • What is IATF 16949:2016?

It is the specific standard of Quality Management Systems for the automotive industry, published by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), and which substitutes ISO/TS 16949:2009.

The regulation covers new requirements added to those of the previous standard, in:

➡ Concepts of product safety
➡ Error prevention and loss reduction in the supply chain
➡ Supplier development and management
➡ Ethical responsibility
➡ Second-party audits
➡ Inclusion of customer specific requirements or CSRs

  • The IATF 16949:2016 standard guarantees that Aratubo:
  1. Follows internationally agreed and recognised practices for quality management in the automotive sector
    2. Uses a common language to interact with customers around the world
    3. Works to increase efficiency and effectiveness
    4. Integrates a model for continuous improvement of quality
  • Integrated solutions in the automotive sector

IATF 16949:2016 is a guarantee of higher quality and safety in the automotive industry. Aratubo, as a supplier of integrated automotive solutions, meets these strict levels as a contractual requirement with its customers, to remain competitive and to continue being a leading supplier in the sector.

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