Category Archives: TS16949 – Automobiles

TS16949, ISO9001

Question Our company designs and manufactures commercial and automotive semiconductor products. We used to maintain dual certification (ISO9001 and TS16949) for all of our manufacturing and assembly locations, but recently dropped the ISO9001 certification.  My questions are as follows: 1) … Continue reading

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TS16949 Layouts

Question On layout inspection, if the customer doesn’t specify, what will be the minimum required for TS16949? What is the frequency of this layout inspection for TS16949? Answer Thank you for your question.  ISO/TS 16949:2009 does not require an annual layout, … Continue reading

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TS16949 Certification Requirements

Question My company is a fabless semiconductor company and we provide ASIC design and custom IP services, and manage our customers’ supply chain from foundry to assembly and test, and drop ship. We are gearing ourselves up to supply IC … Continue reading

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ISO/TS Exclusions

Question: I have a question regarding exclusions from the ISO/TS standards. The majority of our business is the design and manufacture of enclosure hardware.  Recently though, a small portion of our business has become the sole North American Distributor for … Continue reading

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TS16949 conformance for a non value add company certified to ISO9001/14001

Question: We’re a fabless semiconductor company, Tier 2, who are in the process of designing and developing an automotive product to deliver through our TS16949 certified subcontractor, Tier 3, to an auto supplier Tier 1, for an OEM. We know … Continue reading

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ISO/TS 29001:2010 Standard in Oil and Gas Production

Question: We are an Oil & Gas production testing, frac flow back, and trucking company and while in the beginning stages of instituting ISO 9001:2008 standards, we ran across Oil & Gas industry specific standards ISO/TS 29001:2010 and we are … Continue reading

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ISO/TS Standards Exclusions

Question: I have a question regarding exclusions from the ISO/TS standards. The majority of our business is the design and manufacture of enclosure hardware. Recently though, a small portion of our business has become the sole North American Distributor for … Continue reading

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