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. 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 is because we understand how to overcome these challenges. We can help you adapt ISO/TS 16949 to your needs with a package customised for your business. This only includes the products and services you need so that 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. Also, 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. This is especially because 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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Why choose BSI?

We pioneered standards more than 100 years ago and today we are the market leader. We help over 65,000 organisations to stand out from their competitors, ranging from top global brands to ambitious SMEs in 150 countries. As one of the few organisations with a thorough understanding of standards, we do not only assess how well you meet the standards, but also create new standards and offer global training to your teams in using them to enhance performance. Our knowledge can transform your organisation.