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Rotor Clip among the first to be IATF 16949:2016 certified

10th January 2018

Rotor Clip is proud to be among the first 50 companies in the world to pass the IATF 16949 audit, the new automotive standard replacing the previous one known as TS16949.

Rotor Clip USA and Rotor Clip Ltd are now formally certified to IATF 16949:2016. The primary focus of the IATF 16949 standard is the development of a quality management system that stresses continuous improvement with the goal of preventing defects and waste throughout the supply chain. The key to this is risk assessment, driving the organisation to learn from the many inputs it experiences such as customer complaints, internal and external audits and improvement efforts to provide better product and service to the customer.

Rotor Clip has instituted a number of specific changes to comply with the requirements and, more importantly, the spirit of the standard. These include installing digital gauges on certain processes to automatically output data for more efficient analysis; automating lab equipment maintenance to ensure testing is done on a timely basis so that customer shipments are not delayed; improving the production of our wire EDM machines by selecting premium brass wire to maximise available cutting time and produce tools quickly and efficiently.

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