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TS 16949 Core Tools

What are Core Tools?

The quality core tools will help you improve your organization's QMS. Companies seeking TS 16949 need to understand the core tools to meet the requirements. The 5 Core Tools required to effectively implement and audit TS 16949 are listed in the table below. Each one has a demo.

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APQP - Advanced Product Quality Planning


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FMEA - Failure Mode and Effects Analysis


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MSA - Measurement System Analysis


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PPAP - Production Part Approval Process


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SPC - Statistical Process Control


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Also, the Ford 8D Problem Solving is important

The quality core tools are building blocks to effectively create and manage an organization's quality management system. Eligible Suppliers seeking/maintaining certification in TS 16949 need to have an understanding of the quality core tools to meet OEM’s requirements.

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