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International Material Data System (IMDS)

International Material Data System (IMDS) Participation

Captive Fastener Corp is a registered user of the International Material Data System (IMDS).  The IMDS is the automotive industry material data system.  It is a joint development of Audi,BMW,Daimler,Ford, Opel,Porsche, VW and the Swedish firm Volvo.  Further manufacturers have meanwhile joined the community and talks are being held with others regarding their participation in IMDS. 

In the IMDS, all materials used for car manufacture are archived and maintailed,  Only in this way is it possible to meet the obligations placed on car manufactures and thus on their suppliers, by national and international standards, laws and regulations,,  Go to www.mdsysytem.com for more information.

Captive Fastener can enter parts to the IMDS upon request. Our preference is to enter parts directly into the IMDS. Requests for each entry should include the following:

  • Captive Fastener part number
  • Customer facility IMDS ID number
  • Customer part and drawing numbers with revision levels and/or revision dates if applicable
  • Our supplier code assigned by customer if required
  • Any other information required by the customer on the IMDS "Recipient Data" form

    Captive Fastener IMDS ID numbers: 33102

    To request an entry or ask a question please: 
    Click here for IMDS support
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