Berlin the 1st and 2nd June 206, VDA QMC gathers its network of 42 licensees: Euro-Symbiose was there!

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Berlin the 1st and 2nd June 206, VDA QMC gathers its network of 42 licensees: Euro-Symbiose was there!


This year the Brazil had the place of honor and the IQA (Instituto da Qualidade Automativa) of Sao Paulo introduced its training capacity at the service of the German automotive supply chain.

What should we learn of this annual event?

The « world » cover and the performance of licensee network which widens, particularly in Asia, with the arrival of 2 new Korean licensees, but also in Europe with Sweden.

Together these 40 licensees will have, since 2011 and on a cumulative basis, certified more than 12 300 VDA process auditors.

More generally the number of people trained by the VDA QMC and its licensee network increased in three years from 8 000 to 16 000 people.

The announcement of some initiatives or revisions announced:

- A new version of VDA 6.3 standard by the end of 2016: a new training and examination program will be available during the first quarter 2017, and an updating of auditors already certified, will be done before the end of 2017.

- An alignment of AIAG “FMEA” manuals with the one of VDA 4 for mid-December 2016: among the noteworthy developments: the quotation system has been mixed between AIAG and VDA, the notion of RPN has been replaced by the one of Risk Evaluation.

The same document will be published in English by the AIAG, in German by the VDA and a unique training product will be published by AIAG and VDA.

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