When a product is of good quality, customers are satisfied. APQP software helps your quality management team achieve this goal and avoid errors. In addition, good advanced product quality planning helps you keep track of whether your project team is working well together and standards are being met. Find out more about the importance and use of APQP software below.
The structured APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) process enables companies to ensure that products meet customer requirements. The method is applied at an early stage of project management, before cost-intensive errors can even occur.
Quality planning is based on the requirements for quality management systems as specified in ISO 9001 across all industries. On top of this, IATF 16949:2016 specifies more far-reaching requirements for series production in the automotive industry.
Companies that develop, manufacture and market medical devices are also subject to the mandatory requirements of ISO 13485. Certification by a notified body is a mandatory requirement for demonstrating the effectiveness of the quality management system. Use our APQP software to ensure your system is effective.
The number one goal of quality planning is prevention. By not following a structured APQP approach, you risk not communicating changes in a timely manner, repeating errors, and failing to meet customer requirements.
When you use APQP software, you put customer satisfaction first. You can detect changes at an early stage and specify a suitable workflow. Quality planning enables you to provide high-quality products on time at low cost. Your customers and suppliers will be in constant contact.
Our APQP software supports your project management efforts around product and quality planning throughout all phases of development. The checklist function creates a uniform, product-related documentation structure. You have a precise overview of and control over the production process. The APQP software provides central monitoring and management of all project and product-related information and documents.
With our quality planning software, you can reduce:
Combine our APQP software easily with other quality planning modules. This will ensure consistent adherence to process steps during advanced product quality planning, reduce costs, and improve the quality of your products.
Our APQP software follows the 5-phase model of APQP. The model highlights the chronological sequence of quality planning as well as the interdependencies in individual development phases.
Our APQP software integrates seamlessly into the process management system as a whole. It brings together all the information from planning, data collection and reporting. The consistency that results makes it possible to easily and consistently transfer the production control plan all the way from part approval to production. We also supply the APQP software in an APQP4WIND configuration in order to meet the special requirements of this standard.
Our QDA solution for quality planning is available on all mobile devices through the app or your web browser, and data can be captured both online and offline. By using our technology platform, you can also reduce the operational costs of QDA.
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