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What you must know about the changes in APQP & Control Plan in 2024

What you must know about the changes in APQP & Control Plan in 2024

There’s a new landscape for APQP and Control Plans in the manufacturing environment for 2024. This in an opportunity not just to stay ahead but also to make all the supplier quality ecosystem to comply on the new standards that AIAG implies.
Understanding the relationship between PPAP with the rest of the core quality tools

Understanding the relationship between PPAP with the rest of the core quality tools

Maybe you’re familiar with the 5 core quality tools – APQP, FMEA, MSA, SPC, and PPAP. But, do you truly understand how they perform together?
IMDS in PPAP and how to manage their complex framework

IMDS in PPAP and how to manage their complex framework

Within the PPAP framework lies the concept of IMDS, a data exchange format that streamlines information within the automotive supply chain.
A quick guide on how to address Interim PPAP Documentation Issues

A quick guide on how to address Interim PPAP Documentation Issues

The interim PPAP documentation issues can confound even the most adept professionals. Get to know a little bit more about how to solve them.
The essentials of Statistical Process Control in PPAP management

The essentials of Statistical Process Control in PPAP management

In a nutshell, Statistical Process Control is a systematic approach to monitoring and controlling the quality of manufacturing processes.
The guide to what an Appearance Approval Report (AAR) must include

The guide to what an Appearance Approval Report (AAR) must include

For an SQE, the Appearance Approval Report (AAR) becomes your secret weapon in industries where aesthetics matter as much as functionality.
What you must know about Part Submission Warrant (PSW) for PPAP requirements

What you must know about Part Submission Warrant (PSW) for PPAP requirements

A Part Submission Warrant (PSW) is a critical component of PPAPs. A well-constructed PSW can benefit SQEs in several ways.
The Importance of GR&R in PPAP Processes

The Importance of GR&R in PPAP Processes

The key to achieving accuracy & reliability assurance of a Measurement System for PPAP lies in GR&R (Gauge Repeatability & Reproducibility).
Mastering the Art of PFMEA as part of the requirements for PPAP: The Crucial Elements Supplier Quality Engineers Cannot Ignore

Mastering the Art of PFMEA as part of the requirements for PPAP: The Crucial Elements Supplier Quality Engineers Cannot Ignore

Overlooking certain elements in your PFMEA could create a chain reaction of failures, jeopardizing your company’s reputation and bottom line.
Four key strategies to embrace PPAP Management in 2023-2024 regarding economic trends and changes in the USA.

Four key strategies to embrace PPAP Management in 2023-2024 regarding economic trends and changes in the USA.

As we gear up for the start of 2024, the world of PPAP management stands at the threshold of change.