First Articles & Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

VMS understands many manufacturers may have their own part approval process. Often the purpose of any production part approval process (PPAP) is to confirm that suppliers have properly understood all the design and specification requirements for the components they supply and the manufacturer has the capability to deliver products that comply with those requirements. As a valued service to our customers VMS ensures that the PPAP or first articles it supplies exceeds customer standards, and ensure a high quality finished product.

Critical Elements:

• Process owner exists
• Process is defined
• Process is documented
• Links of process are established
• Process is monitored, analyzed and continuously improved
• Records are maintained

If you have any questions please contact us today and we’d be happy to help.