ISO/TS 16949:2009

ISO/TS 16949 is an ISO technical specification which aligns existing US, German, French, and Italian automotive quality system standards within the global automotive industry. It specifies the quality system requirements for the design/development, production, installation, and servicing of automotive-related products.

ISO/TS 16949 has been developed by the industry, the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), to improve both the supply chain and the certification process. For the vast majority of leading vehicle manufacturers, TS approval is a mandatory requirement for doing business.

This specification aligns and supersedes existing US, German, French, and Italian automotive quality system standards, & coupled with customer specific systems & procedures, it specifies the quality system requirements for the design/development, production, installation, and servicing of all automotive-related products.

ISO/TS 16949 is relevant to all types of automotive supply companies, from small manufacturers to multi-site, multinational organizations located anywhere in the world.

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