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Automotive, Production/Manufacturing Core Tools
Automotive & Production/ Manufacturing Core Tools

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

APQP or Advanced Product Quality Planning is a structured method of defining & establishing the steps necessary to ensure that a product satisfies the customer. Effective product quality planning depends on a companys top managements commitment to the effort required in meeting customer specifications. (More...)

Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

A Measurement system is a process by which we assign a number to a characteristic of a product or service. The first step in assessing a system is to understand this process, and determine whether it will satisfy our requirements. Measurement System Analysis, often referred to as MSA, is used to assess the statistical properties of process measurement systems. (More...)

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

SPC is necessitated by ISO 9000, QS 9000, QS 9000 TE Supplement, QS 9000 Semiconductor Supplement, ISO 14001:2004 Environment Management System, ISO Guide17025 Laboratory Quality System, Quality Operating System (QOS), Total Quality Management (TQM), Continuous Improvement Strategy (More...)

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) Fourth Edition

The PPAP Fourth edition has at least 10 major changes, including revisions to reflect techniques found in the Automotive Process Approach. In addition, there are several significant changes to the customer submission requirements and PSW forms. Organizations registered to ISO/TS 16949:2009 who supply to the US Big 3 will need to implement the changes quickly. (More...)


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The course was useful in showing a standardized, comprehensive APQP. I now understand more clearly how each step interacts with the rest. more...

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