Grugliasco (Turin), 14 February 2019 – Comau confirms its commitment to the adoption of a Quality Management System conforming to the best international standards with the acquisition of the VDA 6.4 Certification for its Automation Systems division in Italy, Germany and Romania.
The VDA 6.4 Certification – an extension of the ISO 9001 Standard for the Automotive Sector – attests to Comau’s compliance with the quality standards required by German car manufacturers to production technology suppliers. This qualification confirms Comau’s leadership position globally and further underpins the commitment to all of our Customers and Suppliers within the EMEA region and Germany, in particular.
“The implementation of the VDA 6.4 proves Comau’s willingness in investing to achieve the highest quality standards, with the goal to always meet its customers’ expectations,” said Melchiorre Salvo, Comau Head of Quality. “The certification obtained is part of a global strategy that puts quality and sustainability at the center of our company’s production processes.”
In addition to increasing the operational efficiency and quality of its products, Comau’s compliance with the requirements of the VDA 6.4 certification allows it to optimize its workflow, further improving the overall productivity of the company.
In line with the quality mission and quality policy that distinguish Comau’s business globally, the new VDA 6.4 Certification enriches the company’s Management Systems, which complies with ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, dedicated to environment, safety and energy respectively.
Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Combining innovative engineering solutions with enabling technologies, Comau helps companies leverage the full potential of digital manufacturing.
In addition to a vast range of modular, flexible and highly-configurable products, Comau offers interconnected digital service solutions able to transmit, elaborate and analyze important machine and process data, thereby increasing efficiency for smart manufacturing. The full portfolio includes: joining, assembly and machining solutions for traditional and electric vehicles, robotized manufacturing systems, a complete family of robots with extensive range and payload configurations, autonomous logistics, and asset optimization services with real-time monitoring and control capabilities. The offering also extends to project management and consultancy, IoT services, and maintenance and training for a wide range of industrial segments.
Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has over 45 years of factory-proven experience and an international network of 32 locations, 14 manufacturing plants and 5 innovation centers that span 14 countries and employ more than 9,000 people. A global network of distributors and partners allows the company to respond quickly to the needs of customers of all sizes, no matter where they are located throughout the world. Comau is also committed to improving human – machine collaboration by developing competencies through the formation of individuals and groups as part of its open automation approach. This includes hands-on training programs by Comau Academy that develop the technical and managerial competencies necessary to face the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.