Business Directory - IATF 16949:2016
ISO / TS 16949, a quality management system for the automotive industry, was first developed in 1999 in cooperation with the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and ISO / TC 176 Technical Quality Standards (ISO). Since then, it has become one of the most used international standards in the automotive industry, which aims to harmonize the diverse assessment of certification systems in the global automotive supply chain.
IATF announced that it will publish a new International Standard IATF 16949: 2016 in October 2016, replacing the current ISO / TS 16949: 2009. The new IATF 16949: 2016 will be in line with the latest version of ISO 9001: 2015 and will fully respect its structure and requirements . This standard will not be a separate quality management standard, but will be introduced as a complement to ISO 9001: 2015.
IATF works closely with the ISO organization through its participation in ISO / TC 176. This ensures compliance with ISO 9001.
It is important to note that IATF 16949: 2016 will fully respect the ISO 9001: 2015 structure and for this reason the same time is set for both standards - 3 years, which was launched by issuing the ISO 9001 standard in September 2015 and ending in September 2018.