This system is quality management system standard in the automobile field applied to automobile parts, and this standard was developed by IATF consisting of the world-class car manufacturing businesses, such as GM and FORD, etc. for the purpose of continual improvement of an organization related to automobile parts, prevention of non-conformity, and reduction in distribution and waste. IATF 16949 includes additional system requirements by automobile business circles on the basis of ISO 9001(quality management system) . .
In the late 1990s, automobile mother companies and suppliers have strongly demanded the necessity of unifying diverse Quality management system requirements (the US QS-9000, VDA6.1 in Germany, EAQA in France and AVSQ in Italy, etc), which have been applied to them, into the internationally used unitary quality management system requirements.
In 1997, International Automotive Task Force(IATF) and ISO/TC 176 composed a new ISO/TS Task Group for inquiring into standardization plan for
automotive business circles quality system requirement in response to such a demand. This Task Group’s achievements are the very ISO/TS18949 and at present, IATF 16949:2009 is applied.
In May 2018, after the IATF16949 ISO/TS16949 Standard Conversion Certificate, we have completed the renewal and are currently operating the quality management system with the converted standard, and we are doing our best to meet the requirements of IATF16949.
To produce the best processes, best quality, and best products, the company complies with and maintains the quality management system.