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Webinar: Understanding PPAP – 2 Part Series (part 2)

10/12/2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Pre Production Approval Process – (PPAP) 2 Part Series

Part 1: WEDNESDAY, October 5, 2016 Part 2: WEDNESDAY, October 12, 2016 9:00 a.m. PDT

What is PPAP? What are the PPAP requirements? How does PPAP apply to my company as a fastener distributor or manufacturer?
Control Plans, Design Records, Process Flow Diagrams, PFMEA… do you know these terms?

Once primarily used for the automotive industry, more companies have adopted the PPAP practice in order to consistently provide high-quality products year after year and to maintain an advantage over the competition.

Whether you are familiar with the PPAP requirements, need a review or are new to PPAP altogether, this webinar is for you. Become proficient on the procedures, reporting requirements and activities specified by the PPAP manual.

Part 1 includes:
– Introduction & Quality Philosophies
– When is a PPAP Required
– What is Required
– What Changes Require Notification and PPAP
– Submission to the Customer and Approval

Part 2 includes:
– The 18 Required Elements – A Detailed Perspective of What is Required

Who Should Attend?
This webinar is a must for personnel in sales, quality, inspection, purchasing and management. It is suitable for all levels of fastener experience.

Instructor: Laurence Claus
Image - Laurence Claus

Laurence has over 30 years of experience in the fastener industry. Most of those years he worked with a leading automotive fastener manufacturer, holding roles of Application Engineer, Director of Engineering and Quality, Director of New Business Development, General Manager , and Vice President of Technology and Engineering. He is a degreed Mechanical Engineer with a broad knowledge of fasteners and special experience in materials, thread forming screws, and automated assembly of small parts. He has participated for many years in technical standards activity with the IFI, SAE, ISO, ASME, ASTM, and NASC. He is knowledgeable in the manufacture and use of automotive, industrial, and aerospace fasteners. Laurence is a certified Six Sigma Black belt. Most recently he formed NNi Training and Consulting, Inc., a consultancy company serving fastener manufacturers, distributors, and automotive suppliers.

Part 1: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Part 2: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. MDT / 11:00 a.m. CDT / 12:00 p.m. EDT

    Pricing Information:
    Single Participant for the TWO Part Series: $250.00 ($149.00 to attend just one)

    Multiple attendees for the TWO Part Series: $450.00 ($249.00 to attend just one)

    Click here to register

    Please contact Jo Morris for details on discounts and subscription package or
    562.473.5373 x 104

    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than October 3, 2016.

    Cancellations must be made with Jo Morris. Cancelling registration with GoToWebinar does not cancel class registration. Thank you.

    The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.


9:00 am - 10:30 am


Webinar – 9:00 a.m. PDT