Level 3 PPAPs

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I'm looking to see what others have done when a Level 3 PPAP has been requested. We are thinking about having just a cover page for the Control Plans, PFMEAS, and Flow charts instead of submitted the actually documents. Have any other companies taken this approach. I know in the PPAP 4th addition it says those documents need to be submitted with the PPAP but we are saying those documents are proprietary.
 
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This is very common in Europe not to supply them.
You can always say that the customer can see them on site (Level5).
This can be a legal issue as you should have told them at contract review
 

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It's a discussion that needs to happen with your customer/supplier rep. It's not an unreasonable ask for you to claim proprietary information, which I've seen most commonly in the PFMEA. It's usually accompanied by a statement that PFMEAs are available for on site review as requested.

But be prepared for your customer to actually come on site to review them. I've also been allowed to review via webex.
 
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