APQP

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Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), in English Advanced (or Modern) planning quality, is structured the methodology of defining and establishing steps necessary for constant improvement processes.

This method, derived from the US handbook for Automotive for the standard QS 9000, is part project managementthat lead to customer satisfaction, support timely naming of the required changes and precede later changes.

The goal APQP is to facilitate communication between all actors involved in the project and ensure that all the required steps were taken in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost.

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