The automotive industry is changing now at a faster rate than ever before and as a result, your business faces new challenges every day.
That's where IATF 16949 certification from LRQA can help; published by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) on 1 October 2016, the 16949 standard guarantees automotive quality, reduced product variation and unnecessary waste throughout the length of the supply chain.
LRQA is one of the few organisations recognised by the scheme’s owners – the IATF – to provide certification; plus, LRQA has a signed agreement with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), enabling the global provision of IATF 16949 certification services.
Benefits of IATF 16949
Organisations certified to IATF 16949 win larger deals, as many of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers and their supply chains require the IATF 16949 standard certification as a contractual prerequisite for suppliers.
Improved processes, reduced wastage and enhanced product quality, lead to lowered costs to boost your bottom line.
IATF 16949 is the international automotive standard, lifting supplier chances of winning global sourcing contracts.
Avoid duplicate assessments
IATF 16949 certification removes the need for multiple assessments for organisations that must comply with different customer-specific supplier requirements.
IATF 16949 is based on ISO 9001, simplifying integration with a standard you have already implemented.
Need help with IATF 16949?
LRQA has been a market-leading management systems training and certification body for more than 30 years, and is one of the select few organisations recognised by the IATF to provide automotive certification.
LRQA offers tailored services in management systems compliance including IATF 16949 training, IATF 16949 gap analysis and IATF 16949 assessment & certification services.
Contact us to learn more about IATF 16949 certification and training.
Why work with us?
The International Automotive Task Force officially endorses LRQA to carry out IATF 16949 audits, giving clients confidence in LRQA's ability to provide expert guidance and support. LRQA has been at the forefront of automotive standards development for years, and we apply our unique insight to guarantee impact both today and long into your future. In case you would like to know more about IATF, you can read more about IATF and the latest news and product developments from the IATF committee here.
LRQA assessors have an in-depth working knowledge of the automotive industry and have worked with multiple high-profile clients. We match auditors to your specific organisational goals, facilitating a holistic review of your quality management system.
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