Press Release – 15.02.2024 Secop Awarded IATF16949 Certification as an Automotive Class Supplier

Secop is proud to announce that the manufacturing plant located in Tianjin, China has been certified according to the standard IATF 16949:2016 for the design and manufacturing of hermetic compressors for automotive refrigeration.

IATF 16949 is the internationally recognized standard for the automotive industry and provides quality management system requirements for continuous improvement, defect prevention, and reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. The IATF 16949:2016 certificate as a contractual prerequisite is beneficial for automotive manufacturers in improving processes and product quality control.

IATF16949 certification is part of the strategic plan of Secop Group to become a premium partner for automotive manufacturers worldwide (passenger cars, trucks, eCars, bus, recreation vehicles, etc.) and certify the focus of Secop on premium quality process and products. The automotive application segment is strategic for the Secop Mobile Cooling business unit, and together with new innovative products development, we are looking to enhance our service level and our partnership commitment.

With this important milestone achievement, the Secop Group can offer an improved quality system with enhanced quality management, quality awareness and competencies, premium quality monitoring system, state-of-the-art tools, and enhanced customer service support.

We would like to congratulate the Secop team in China for their hard work and strong commitment to achieving this result. IATF 16949 certification is a testament to Secop’s commitment to quality and continuous improvement, consolidating its position as a trusted and reliable partner for the global automotive industry.

About Secop
Secop is the expert for advanced hermetic compressor technologies and cooling solutions in commercial refrigeration.
We develop high performance stationary and mobile cooling solutions for leading international commercial refrigeration manufacturers and are the first choice when it comes to leading hermetic compressors and electronic controls for refrigeration solutions for light commercial and DC-powered applications.
The group has 1,080 employees worldwide with production sites in Slovakia and China as well as research centers in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, China, and the USA including a dedicated motor competence center (MCC) in Germany to support the development of electronics and motor controls.

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