Cogence provides support for the complete APQP Product Development Framework. Cogence includes all the techniques and processes needed to full support APQP. Organizations that use Cogence for APQP can reduce time to market and successfully meet upstream (OEM) customer and compliance requirements.
Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
Cogence is an ideal solution for implementing and supporting Production Part Approval Process. PPAP process is designed in Cogence as a cross-functional process and incorporates all the activities and information that are needed to successfully complete and submit to upstream customers.
Continuous Improvement Processes
No industry practices Continuous Improvement better than the automotive industry. Cogence has out of the box cross-functional process templates for product/process improvement requests, customer complaints, warranty requests, return materials, corrective action requests, non-conformances and deviations. In addition, Cogence supports different types of root cause analyses as part of continuous improvement processes.