Omnex, an international consulting, training and software development organization headquartered in Michigan, USA and Asia Pacific HQ in Chennai, today announced the formal launch of its IATF 16949:2016 consulting, Training and Software services in India.


IATF 16949:2016 is an upgraded version of ISO/TS 16949:2009, one of the most popular international standard in automotive industry by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF).The 2009 version of the standard has more than 60,000 companies certified to it around the world. In October 2016,  IATF 16949:2016 will be published by IATF and will supersede and replace the current ISO/TS 16949, defining the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry. IATF 16949:2016 will fully respect ISO 9001:2015 structure and requirements and implemented as a supplement to, and in conjunction with, ISO 9001:2015.

Commenting on the launch Chad Kymal, CTO and Founder of Omnex, Inc., said, “This is yet another milestone for Omnex that brings in leading edge training and consulting for our clients from automotive sector. Omnex has strong consulting, training and implementation and this new IATF 16949:2016 help its clientele further strengthen their operational strategy and new product development processes”.

He added, “Omnex has a track record in delivering world-class solutions throughout global markets and we are confident that this new initiative would symbolize company’s business dynamism with innovation.”

Our service verticals have grown over the years and now Omnex has a fully enabled team of 500+ employees worldwide, of which around 220 are in India. Omnex’ consulting solutions help companies implement systems to achieving high levels of operational excellence, increasing profitability by process re-engineering strategies, Business Excellence software,  Skill development and inspection services.

Arun Kumar, Vice President & Director Asia Pacific, said, “IATF 16949 related courses are a much needed addition to any automotive supplier / OEM. Omnex’ portfolio of over 240 workshops and consulting solutions has helped numerous customers across globe from diverse industries such as some of the largest Automotive OEMS, to Retail companies to financial institutions to Windmill manufacturers, to many of the new Electric Car/Hybrid and Battery Manufacturers”.

He added, “We are immensely confident that this unique initiative would play a larger role in transforming the Indian Automotive industry to becoming a global force”.

To meet the demands of this growing segment, Omnex has plans to launch the IATF 16949:2016 Training workshops and implementation services in several cities and countries with immediate effect, followed by the IATF 16949:2016 formal release in October.

During the event, Chad Kymal’s latest books titled “How to Audit ISO 9001:2015” and “Integrated Management Systems implementation guide” were released by Shri. Rajagopal, Director-New Programs, Ford Asia-Pacific, and the first copy was received by Shri. Sivakumar, Head-Program Management, Ashok Leyland & Mr. Bhavani Shankar, General Manager, Sundaram Auto Components.

The seminar in Chennai witnessed around 200 plus participants from various automobile companies. The participants profile comprise of Ashok Leyland, TVS Group, Ford India, Apollo Tyres, Flextronics, Hinduja Foundries, India Pistons Ltd., Takata India Pvt. Ltd., BBL-Daido, Bridgestone India, Team Quest, Super Auto Forge and many others.


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