What is meant by IMDS?

The IMDS (International Material Data System) is the automobile industry’s material data system. In IMDS, all materials used for automobile manufacturing are collected, maintained, analysed and archived.

What is IMDS in manufacturing?

The International Material Data System (IMDS) is the automobile industry’s material data system. All materials used for manufacturing automobiles are collected, maintained, analyzed and archived into IMDS.

Why is IMDS required?

The use of IMDS is to make sure that all supplies are following national and international compliance standards. Automobile manufacturers in the European Union were the pioneers in following the IMDS standards, later it is followed by many OEMs worldwide that require it to follow IMDS data.

What is IMDS registration?

IMDS allows you to register your company online. You need to define a Contact Person and a Company Administrator for your company during online registration. THESE PEOPLE NEED TO BE EMPLOYEES OF YOUR COMPANY NOT YOUR CUSTOMER.

How do I submit an IMDS to a customer?

Click on supplier data and fill company I.D through which you will send that data. See picture for clarity. Then you will go to recipient data , add recipient by clicking on Home+ icon, and fill customer i.d. Click on send. propose/send meaning is same in IMDS system.

Who is responsible for IMDS?

The creation of the IMDS was a collective effort initiated by Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Opel, Porsche, Volvo, and Volkswagen; today more than 20 automotive OEMs participate. Though originally developed and hosted by Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Hewlett-Packard currently owns and maintains IMDS.

How do I fill out IMDS?

How much does IMDS cost?

An annual license costs 2,900 Euro per IMDS-a2 activated IMDS user ID. If you need more than 20 licenses please contact us at [email protected]

Is IMDS required?

The IMDS contains the list of every part in every car for every participating international automobile manufacturer. While all cars sold in Europe must meet the terms of the IMDS, automakers have gone above and beyond by requiring IMDS data on all parts used anywhere in the world.

Is IMDS a legal requirement?

While all cars sold in Europe must meet the terms of the IMDS, automakers have gone above and beyond by requiring IMDS data on all parts used anywhere in the world.

What does IMDS stand for?

IMDS | International Material Data System. The IMDS (International Material Data System) is the automobile industry’s material data system. Initially, it was a joint development of Audi, BMW, Daimler, DXC, Ford, Opel, Porsche, VW and Volvo. Further manufacturers have meanwhile joined the community and IMDS has become a global standard used by

Who are the manufacturers of IMDS?

Initially, it was a joint development of Audi, BMW, Daimler, EDS (after acquisition in 2008 part of HP, now DXC Technology), Ford, Opel, Porsche, VW and Volvo. Further manufacturers have since joined the community and IMDS has become a global standard used by almost all the global OEMs.

Are there any new announcements for IMDS?

Visibility of Own Confidential Substances Information NEWS Currently no IMDS announcements are available.

Who can enter data to IMDS?

Anyone with a computer browser and access to the internet can enter data to IMDS. There is no software loaded onto a user’s PC. This eliminates the need to have specific PC hardware, privileges, and operating software version, patch level, etc. installed.