The new AIAG CQI-12 3rd edition was released in June 2020.
The North American automotive association AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) is publisher of the CQI standards (Continuous Quality Improvement). CQI-12 Coating System Assessment is a self-assessment of the Coating system regarding galvanic Coating and must be carried out at least once a year.
This standard is an appendix to IATF16949 under „customer-specific requirements“ and is valid for all automotive suppliers globally that have entered into a contractual agreement regarding purchasing, supply and quality throughout the supply chain.
As a long standing member of AIAG, TopQM-Systems already specialized early on in the introduction, development and qualification of employees, as well as auditor training according to the rules of the AIAG for CQI-12 Coating processes in the European and global automotive supplier markets.
The new CQI-12 standard can be purchased directly from AIAG.
You have the option of setting the standard as
We are licensed trainingpartner of the AIAG in Europe.
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TopQM-Systems audits your company and your subcontractors according to the above AIAG standards. Our auditing concept is based on an audit checklist translated by TopQM-Systems from the original AIAG-CQI guideline and offers you practical "on-the-job training" for your employees during the audit. On request, you can also receive the audit report in the respective national language.
TopQM-Systems trains internal CQI auditors. Our CQI training courses are based on AZWV seminar guidelines and the "Understanding AIAG CQI Self Assessment" training module is AIAG licensed. For many years, TopQM-System has been a recognized AIAG seminar provider on the global automotive market.
In addition to on-site audits, TopQM-Systems has also been conducting remote audits for your location and your suppliers for several years. Qualified and experienced TopQM-CQI auditors with many years of experience are available to you in Germany, the EU and also on site worldwide. Especially in these uncertain Corona times, we are a reliable partner on site, as well as via remote audits. Use our global expert audit team.
Coating System Assessment
CQI-9 / CQI-11 / CQI-12 / CQI-15 / CQI-23 / CQI-27