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GENERAL NEWS / 01-12-2017

IATF 16949:2016 STANDARD

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.