Molding | CQI-23

Benefits of doing the assessment will allow a special process supplier to identify areas that need improvement at their special process facilities as well as improving their process capability.

These special process assessment documents, coupled with an internationally recognized quality management system and applicable customer-specific requirements, define the fundamental requirements for special process management systems.

Special Process: Molding System Assessment

The goal of the CQI-23 1st edition was to provide a common assessment tool for the industry that resulted in reduction in variation, less warranty claims, less leaks and recalls, and provided a framework for improvement which resulted in organizations be able to ensure design and product specification requirements are consistently met.

The CQI-23 1st edition was released 2014. The CQI-23 Molding Assessment work group is meeting to update the assessment based on customer feedback and changes in the industry.

Special Process: Rubber Molding System Assessment

This new work group is meeting to develop the new CQI-30 Special Process: Rubber Molding System Assessment.

The CQI-30 will include processes that apply to rubber molding with requirements for the type of control and monitoring frequency. The Assessment will also include a rubber mixing section.

These companies are participating in this special process:


Current Participants

  • A.R.E. Accessories LLC
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Delphi Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company Brazil
  • General Motors Company
  • Robert Bosch LLC
  • Toyota Motor Engineering, NA
  • Ventra Plastics

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AIAG's Molding System Assessment is a common process approach to control molding processes and a methodology to evaluate and remediate current processes.

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