Automotive certification : global requirements

Certification is essential for automotive suppliers and will soon become so for anyone working in the mobility sector, supplying parts or services to contracting authorities. The purpose of certification is to guarantee a high level of quality throughout the supply chain.

Regulatory constraints
Countries and companies are setting increasingly stringent rules on quality, environment, energy consumption, carbon footprint, health, and safety at work, and now cybersecurity for those working in this sector.

UTAC's expertise in certification

Whatever your certification needs, UTAC, an accredited certification body, can provide you with value-added services to ensure your plans are a success every time.
We commit to fully support our clients at every key step in the certification process and thus contribute to the success of their projects.

Recognition, expertise and flexibility

For more than 30 years, UTAC Certification has gained unparalleled experience in automotive certification and has issued more than 1000 management system certificates in 38 countries.

Our team of 120 auditors, all highly qualified experts, is spread across 5 offices on 4 continents. This ensures you receive support from local teams, minimizing travel costs and carbon footprint while still benefiting from the same auditing approach and vision.

All our auditors use the same methodology to undertake a certification audit and demand the same standards. The service that our clients receive is therefore reputable, from an internationally recognised brand, giving them a significant competitive advantage.

Our main international certifications

ISO 9001

Quality Management System (QMS), which helps with cutting production costs, improving buying practices, taking care of employee welfare, but also listening and responding to external stakeholders.

IATF 16949

Quality Management Systems for the automotive industry, focuses on the client’s specific requirements in terms of continuous improvement, defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain.

ISO 14001

Environmental Management System (EMS), offers a framework that businesses or organisations can apply to implement an effective environmental management system.

ISO 45001

Occupational Health and Safety Management System (SMS), for organisations that are serious about improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions to provide a safe and healthy working environment.

ISO 50001

Energy Management System (EnMS), is for all organisations, small or large, public or private. This model is designed to guide organisations with reducing their energy consumption and costs while helping to reduce their environmental footprint.

ISO 21434

Cybersecurity Management System in road vehicle systems (CSMS), enables organisations to handle the assessment and management of risks as well as security checks and mitigation strategies.

INMETTRO regulatory audit

Which covers the importation of automotive products, guaranteeing a minimum quality and safety level.

CCC regulatory audit

Mandatory certification for automotive manufacturers to sell their products in China (CCC).

Choosing UTAC means choosing expertise, precision and flexibility in all your projects!

Train & Support

If you would like to know more about certification, do not hesitate to contact our subsidiary Train & Support and discover more than 60 training offers.

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