Sapa Achieves Certification for Automotive Quality Management

Sapa Extrusions North America has attained ISO/TS 16949 certification for its Cressona, Penn., facility.

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Sapa Extrusions North America has attained ISO/TS 16949 certification for its Cressona, Penn., facility.

This achievement complements the company’s recent investments, including the cast house expansion and a new 14-inch indirect press for rod and bar production.

ISO/TS 16949, developed by the International Automotive Task Force in conjunction with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), aligns existing automotive quality systems standards within the global automotive industry and aims to eliminate the need for multiple certifications to satisfy customer requirements. ISO/TS 16949 is an industry-specific quality management system catering to automotive markets to promote continuous improvement, to emphasize defect prevention and to reduce waste and variation.