Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Verification of Material Acceptance in the Automotive Industry
The Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) was initially developed by AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) in 1993 with input from the ‘Big Three’ – Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors. If your materials are intended for use in automotive parts, you must complete the PPAP to meet the requirements of top automotive manufacturers’ quality systems (QS9000). Once you submit your material samples to an A2LA Accredited Laboratory, such as Intertek, we can generate data and help you prepare your PPAP submission for approval.
To meet material specifications, your PPAP material may be subject to the following tests:
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