VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness and VDA 19.2 Assembly Cleanliness Audit

Since 2006, the experienced TopQM-Systems auditor team has been conducting VDA 19.1 cleanliness audits around the world in the automotive sector. You as well can achieve contaminant-free parts by means of cleaning or preventive production and assembly optimization.

Our experienced and practice-oriented auditors will prepare your audit in detail on the basis of a process analysis. At a kick-off meeting, we will determine deadlines and the audit plan with you. This also includes data collection, internal and external service, analysis, and reporting. The TopQM team will then inform the areas being audited. Coordination is carried out flexibly on the day of the audit with an opening and follow-up meeting, along with prompt feedback sent to the audit participants. In our audit report, we will clearly document potentials and recognized critical elements based on the audit evidence and the underlying requirements. This audit report will be supplemented by recommendations for action that are drawn from the wealth of experience of our auditors. Our TopQM philosophy guarantees you that the conduct of our auditors will be the picture of decency and loyalty.

Whom do we offer VDA 19.1 Cleanliness audits “Technical Cleanliness” and VDA 19.2 “Assembly Cleanliness” audits for?

For suppliers faced with component cleanliness requirements between 200 µm and 1000 µm.

What is the goal of a VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness audit?

As a customer, you will receive:

  • an analysis of the production processes
  • an analysis of the assembly line
  • an overview of the influencing factors of plant / person / building / environment
  • an overview of monitoring and sample handling
  •  an overview of our laboratory and measuring technique
  • the ACTUAL situation with a GAP analysis involving Technical Cleanliness and appropriate added value


TopQM-Systems project examples of VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness audits

Assembly line optimization according to the VDA 19.1 audit for tier 2 plastic injection molding joining processes (250 employees in the EU)
Defining, coordinating, and verifying Technical Cleanliness requirements for tier 1 supplier development (18 suppliers in the EU)
Process and cleanliness optimization according to the VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness audit for tier 3 punching/bending processes (160 employees in the EU)
Education and training according to the VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness audit with a live audit for OEM engines (in the EU)
Production line analysis according to the VDA 19.1 Technical Cleanliness audit for OEM steering systems (in the EU)
... and many other long-term Technical Cleanliness projects, training courses on Technical Cleanliness, and VDA 19 audits for companies in the automotive supplier industry.

Your benefits with TopQM Systems:

  • Auditing experience in Technical Cleanliness since 2006
  • Numerous long-term Technical Cleanliness projects in supplier development and process optimization
  • Licensed training provider of VDA QMC
  • Authorized VDA Auditors
  • Global auditor network (multilingual)
  • Audits conducted in a way that is clear and simple
  • System adjusted for the size of the company
  • Logical and understandable audit documentation

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