Quality Assurance Subcommittee | Origin

Compendium of Subcommittee Status

Section 1: Origin

April 20, 1989
Letter Distribution to Railroad’s Purchasing/Materials Heads
Duplicate of Supplier QA Effort
Redundance of Audits at Supplier’s Facilities

May2, 1989
ISM Boston Meeting
Announcement of June 23, 1989. An informal meeting of Railroads to discuss a Supplier Quality System Standards Program.

June 23, 1989
On June 23, 1989, in Montreal, it was unanimously agreed to develop a committee to establish Quality System Standards to be used for assessing Supplier Quality Programs.

Objectives were developed.