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Thursday 5th April 2018
Brookville, Ohio, March 27, 2018 - Flow Dry Technology, an industry leader in the development of adsorbent and gasket/die-cut solutions, is pleased and proud to announce that it has been awarded International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949 certification for all three of its production facilities, which are located in the United States, China and Hungary.
This certification emphasizes the development of a process-oriented quality management system, specifically in the manufacturing of packaged desiccant products, gaskets and fabricated die-cut parts.
"We are incredibly proud to have received the IATF 16949 certification, especially since we secured this recognition across all three of our facilities," said Rahul Deshmukh, Flow Dry President and CEO. "This was truly a team effort, as everyone worked hard to accomplish this task."
Flow Dry had previously achieved the ISO Technical Specification 16949 (ISO/TS) certification and had worked diligently to secure the new IATF 16949 certification. Achieving certification to the IATF 16949:2016 standard demonstrates that Flow Dry is committed to maintaining the highest standards in product quality and timely delivery. One of the main benefits associated with this certification is a streamlined production process, which reduces manufacturing waste and delivers products that consistently meet customer specifications.
IATF is an "ad hoc" group of automotive manufacturers and their respective trade associations that was formed to provide improved quality products to automotive customers worldwide. IATF members include the following vehicle manufacturers: BMW Group, FCA US LLC, Daimler AG, FCA Italy Spa, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, PSA Group, Renault and Volkswagen AG, along with the vehicle manufacturers' respective trade associations - AIAG (U.S.), ANFIA (Italy), FIEV (France), SMMT (U.K.) and VDA QMC (Germany).