A1 Means Quality

Manufacturers must be
ISO 9001:2008 / TS-16949
Certifed

CQI9 certified Heat
Treaters

Surface Treatment pro-
viders are CQI/11 & 12
certified

Every manufacturer must
complete a QAV Self
Assessment

A1’s PPM in 2014 was 1.97

Each facility must pass a
walk-through inspection
and/or audit

All parts are 100% inspected
& sorted before being
shipped to A1 facilities

Level 3 PPAP provided for
all parts

Mechanical, Dimensional, &
Material certs provided for
each production lot