PRODUCTION PART APPROVAL PROCESS IN THE METALLURGICAL SECTOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

1 FOLTA Martin
Co-authors:
1 BRADÁČ Josef
Institution:
1 ŠKODA AUTO University, Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, EU martin.folta@savs.cz, josef.bradac@savs.cz
Conference:
24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, June 3rd - 5th 2015
Proceedings:
Proceedings 24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1915-1921
ISBN:
978-80-87294-58-1
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
12th January 2015
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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356 views / 178 downloads
Abstract

Achieving high standards of a product quality at minimum cost is only possible using modern methods and approaches of the quality management. For most companies, their application is vital regarding their competitiveness in the business area. This is valid also for the automotive industry, where modern approaches to quality management becoming the standard. One of these approaches mainly used in the automotive industry is PPAP (Production Part Approval Process). The advantage of companies using PPAP consisted mainly in strengthening of supplier awareness of special customer requirements for the particular product. The paper deals with the possibilities of application PPAP for suppliers of metallurgical products. Based on the analysis of selected organizations producing metallurgical products for the automotive industry main advantages of PPAP implementation will be specified.

Keywords: APQP, PPAP, Process Flow Chart, PSW

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