Surrey, England — Connector company JAE has been certified by the Japanese Quality Association (JQA) to ISO/TS 16949.
This standard is awarded to automotive manufacturers and suppliers that adhere to a range of strict technical specifications within design, development, production, and installation.
It aligns several national quality system standards and is designed to ensure customers receive products of consistently quality.
The ISO/TS 16949 standard was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) to encourage improvement of automotive suppliers.
In order to attain it, JAE underwent 18 months of preparation and an intensive multi-site assessment.
Now that it’s armed the certification, JAE will be able to directly supply products to major automotive companies, such as Volvo, Jaguar, Ford Motor Company and DaimlerChrysler.