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: