Vehicle manufacturers must meet demanding data quality requirements from IMDS reporting mandates and must report on chemical regulatory requirements with aggressive reporting deadlines to keep their products marketable in 2020.
Automotive suppliers must not only learn, understand and meet new compliance regulations set by regulatory authorities but also global OEM customer requirements which are often even more onerous.
This entails collecting chemical product data for the component parts you manufacture and also collecting the same information for components you purchase from your suppliers. It means understanding what to do with all this information once it’s time to enter it into IMDS. You must also accurately and correctly submit reports in order to comply and to ensure you can continue to meet and comply with customer and market requirements.
On your own, this is not easy. Teaming with Tetra Tech, you will be able to design and implement a smooth, reliable process. We have trained over 8,500+ automotive industry professionals since 2002 via our IMDS Training program.
The automotive industry has invested a significant amount of resources to simplify material reporting up and down the supply chain. One main tool has been developed for this effort is the Global Automotive Declarable Substances List. Although not all automotive manufacturers are using it, GADSL has emerged over the years as a common tool that solves many challenges for material content reporting in this industry sector. Tetra Tech has been involved with GADSL reporting for over 10 years and can help you implement it.
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