I am looking into building local supply chain for the supply of diverse automotive components for local OEMs
Creating jobs and manufacturing locally are key requirements for SA and many other countries I believe.
What are the requirements for SME’s to be able to supply OEMs with parts from a IATF16949 perspective?
The cost to get certified is prohibitive for most SME’s and so I am investigating ways to work with you to get our economy up and running again.
My vision is to get 100 SME’s IATF certified to manufacture non critical components using 3D technology.
Can you please assist. I have a meeting tomorrow and would really appreciate being able to give them feedback on this critical point.
One more point, is how does IATF change when it comes to 3D printing of components for