Interview with Eckehard Bauer, member of the Austrian mirror committee to TC 262 and vice president of Quality Austria, responsible for safety, transport, Business Continuity Management and Risk Management.
Japan is a highly important market for the aviation industry worldwide. Together with our local partner J-VAC in Tokyo we have achieved the first EN 9100 certification in Japan. Further audits are planned and already in preparation. Therefore, we are very pleased to inform you that we are now also able to offer and provide our service in Japan.
2017 will be an exciting year for all IRIS-certified and interested! The new ISO/TS 22163 will be published mid-2017. This standard includes the core of the ISO 9001:2015, based - like all new ISO standards - on the structure of the annex SL (high level structure), and will be complemented by specific requirements from the railway industry. Companies certified according to IRIS, have to upgrade on the ISO/TS 2216 at the latest 14.September 2018.
ADVA Optical Networking SE, legally established in Meiningen, Austria and with its administrative headquarters in Martinsried in Bavaria is a multinational supplier of telecommunication equipment. The company focusses on optical fiber based transmitting techniques and has been a long-standing qualityaustria client. Bernhard Wiehler, Vice President Quality Management, ADVA and his take on the practicability of the revision.
The European Quality Leader Award is yearly launched and granted by the EOQ. The award is meant to promote maximum performances in all layers of the quality topic and support their propagation. The European Quality Leader is awarded by the EOQ to the best applicant to the yearly contest, by taking into account the defined EOQ-EQL criteria.
In addition to the publication of the new IATF 16949:2016 in October, also two of the VDA Volumes are currently being revised. These are VDA 6.1 – QM system audit and VDA 6.3 – Process audi. We made a summary of the most important changes.
The First Edition of IATF 16949:2016 has been published and replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009. This quality management system standard specifies the requirements placed on quality management systems for serial production and spare part production in the automotive industry in combination with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9000:2015 as well as applicable customer-specific requirements of the automotive industry.
One year ago ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 were published. The ISO 45001 on the other hand is expected to be released next year. We offer you firsthand information! Due to our active involvement in international standardization committees we are able to give you firsthand information and we update our offer constantly for you!
Wabtec MZT (previously known as “MZT Sopiracka oprema” and “MZT Hepos”) is a superior manufacturer of railway brake equipment. Having the highest level of technology and quality, it is worldwide recognized for almost six decades. Wabtec brake systems provide security of millions of passengers all over the world – among them are those on the extravagant Orient Express. MZT Hepos is founded in 1953, since 2003 has become a company of the Italian producer of brake systems – POLI Group and from June 2008 is part of the Wabtec Corporation under the name Wabtec MZT.
Last year ISO 9001:2015 was published. As ISO/TS 16949 refers to the contents of ISO 9001, IATF (International Automotive Task Force) also needs to adjust the TS (Technical Standard) accordingly. In April 2016, a first version of the new TS was presented at the IATF Global Stakeholder Conference. In workshops, change requests were elaborated. These change requests were reviewed by IATF and incorporated as applicable. In October 2016, the new IATF 16949:2016, is supposed to be available.