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ISO/TS 16949:2009 is the international benchmark standard dealing with the quality step in the automotive industry.
AFNOR is among some of the international certification bodies selected to deliver this service.
This benchmark standard is based on the ISO 9001 standard supplemented by specific requirements of the European and American automotive industries.
It is worked out by the IATF (International Automotive Task force), a work group including representatives of the manufacturers and professional organizations of the European and American automobile equipment which objective is to harmonize the manufacturers’ requirements in term of quality system and the practice of third party certification associated.
Compared to the previous version 2002, the ISO/TS 16949:2009, published in June 2009, evolves to be fixed on the new version 2008 of the ISO 9001, but does not present complementary evolutions nor requirements, in its “automobile” trade perimeter.
AFNOR Certification proposes to its customers the methods of transition best adapted to their situation ISO 9001 - ISO/TS 16949, without increasing the audit duration.
ISO/TS 16949 certification is recognized by automakers and automotive industry suppliers worldwide, making it a clear-cut competitive advantage. It enables you to penetrate automotive industry markets and stay a step ahead of changes in market requirements.