Came Aluminium Die-Casting enters the automotive world with IATF 16949 certification

3 December 2019

Came, which is ISO 9001:2015 certified, has decided to obtain IATF 16949:2016 certification for its die-casting process in order to adopt the quality standards required by the automotive world.

Came’s choice shows its commitment to continual organisational and structural growth, which will ensure benefits for both new and current customers.

The benefits of certification are aimed at greater customer satisfaction, process improvement, and an approach to quality that will further reinforce Came as a reliable global supplier and partner.

The certification process will take 12 months.

The certification process will be divided as follows:

Initial analysis
This activity serves to define the project. It consists of a series of initial audits for the various company sectors, conducted according to the IATF 16949 standard.

Acquisition of the reference standard
Acquisition of the reference standard and customer-specific requirements (CSR), and relative training.

Training and use of automotive-specific techniques
Acquisition of technical manuals and relative training to set up risk analyses according to IATF:
APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), FMEA (Failure Model Effect analysis), SPC (Statistical Process Control)
PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), MSA (Measurement System Analysis).

IATF 16949 implementation
Adapting the system documentation to the IATF standards.

IATF 16949 certification
Preparation for the certification body audit, possibly with pre-audits.

Article by:
Cristian Chilese
CEO – Marketing and Communication Manager, Came
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