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13 October 2017

The IATF conducted a Stakeholder Feedback conference with suppliers and certification bodies in September in Oberursel, Germany, to obtain feedback on the IATF 16949:2016 standard and overall transition process.

 As part of the responses to the feedback, changes were made to the IATF 16949 Transition Strategy document and nine (9) new IATF 16949:2016 Sanctioned Interpretations were approved.  Additionally, the IATF will be releasing IATF 16949:2016 FAQs (frequently asked questions) on 27th October 2017.

IATF 16949 Transition Strategy and Requirements REV04

IATF 16949:2016  Sanctioned Interpretations #1-9 (SIs)

 

15 September 2017

IATF 16949 identifies compliance to Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) as a possible intermediate step in supplier quality management system development (IATF 16949, section 8.4.2.3.c).  Attached below is the MAQMSR document.  The use of MAQMSR document is currently specified by FCA USA, FCA Italy, and Ford Motor Company.

Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers for IATF 16949 – Requirements for FCA US LLC, FCA Italy SpA and Ford Motor Company