Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is a structured process aimed at ensuring customer satisfaction with new products or processes. ACM has initiate APQP development from 2019 when Boeing released AS9145. ACM has been working with Boeing APQP team for several pilot projects including the new work transfer 737FTE FAJ. The activities has proven significantly reduce potential escape or defect from occurred.
Boeing has recognize ACM effort and award Product Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval for 737FTE FAJ APQP activities. The PPAP approval is the 1st PPAP approval awarded by Boeing. The certification was awarded by Boeing to ACM team during the PRA visit in April of this year.
The recognition by Boeing is a testament of the hard work and detailed activities implemented by ACM team. It showed that ACM has an advance quality system compared, giving us a competitive advantage over other Boeing’s suppliers.