Total Quality Systems constantly evaluate the methods that are employed in manufacturing. They have moved beyond the simple measurement of the part to monitor the entire manufacturing process. They insure the parts are delivered on time and conform to the specified quality.
These modern quality systems measure the reliability of the vendor who supplies the material that is used in production. It verifies that the correct revision level of the part is produced. It constantly evaluates all the methods that are employed to manufacture the part.
Adherence to these modern quality systems (ISO 9000:2015 & ASM9100D) improves the quality of the part and the manufacturing system that produced it.