ISO/TS 16949 for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)

This international standard is designed for your business. ISO/TS 16949 outlines effective quality management for all automotive companies – whether your organisation is multi-national or operates from a single site. And small businesses can open up international trade opportunities by introducing ISO/TS 16949 to the way they work.

Shaping ISO/TS 16949 for SMEs

You can prioritise quality with ISO/TS 16949. The international technical specification can bring the best processes and controls to your business – even if you have less time and a tighter budget to work with. That’s because we understand how to overcome these challenges. We can help you adapt ISO/TS 16949 to your needs with a package that’s customized for your business. This only includes the products and services you need so we can cut the unnecessary cost and complexity of working with ISO/TS 16949. You will discover how the standard helps you to continually improve and stay competitive by adopting more efficient ways of working. And improved processes lead to a better quality of product. In fact, the standard will show you how to make changes for the better across all areas of your business. Especially as an ISO/TS 16949 management system can be integrated with ISO 9001 Quality Management, 14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management.  

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