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AIAG CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment, 2nd Edition is Now Available for Stakeholder Review and Commenting

Posted by AIAG on Dec 14, 2017 1:56:31 PM

Don’t miss this opportunity to provide your feedback!

Effective immediately, a draft of the new AIAG CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment, 2nd edition is available for stakeholder review and commenting. All comments must be submitted to stakeholderreview@aiag.org by February 1, 2018 for consideration.

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Sanctioned Interpretations Published for IATF 16949:2016

Posted by AIAG on Dec 14, 2017 1:45:18 PM

During the week of 11 September 2017, the IATF conducted a Stakeholder Conference in Oberursel Germany. The conference included representatives from the 43 Certification Bodies (CB’s) and five supplier representatives for each industry association in the IATF. AIAG also hosted a supplier feedback session in August, allowing approximately 40 additional industry stakeholders the opportunity to provide feedback to the IATF.

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New AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook Draft Available for Review and Comments

Posted by AIAG on Dec 8, 2017 12:31:06 PM


Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity to provide your feedback!

As of November 27, 2017, a free draft of the new co-copyrighted AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook is available for a ninety (90) day stakeholder review and commenting period. 

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Customs Town Hall Wrap Up — See You Next Year!

Posted by AIAG on Dec 7, 2017 10:38:08 AM

The 2017 AIAG Customs Town Hall was a definitive success! We covered a number of extremely timely and relevant topics pertaining to U.S. customs compliance, export control best practices, encryption technology, trade sanctions developments, the ongoing renegotiations of NAFTA, and much more.

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2018 Supply Chain Work Groups Explore Top Industry Issues

Posted by AIAG on Dec 7, 2017 10:26:50 AM

Ready to get involved? At AIAG, we’re actively setting the calendar for all Supply Chain work groups meeting in 2018, and we also want to know what issues you’re interested in exploring.  

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  Working Together to Improve Cybersecurity

Posted by AIAG on Dec 6, 2017 9:20:25 AM

The importance of thorough cybersecurity procedures and practices grows every day as the risk from cyber attacks grows. Bill Hurles, former executive director of supply chain for General Motors, said he hoped that attendees in the discussion of cybersecurity he moderated would come away with a strong drive to help protect their organizations and the industry as a whole. “I hope they take this awareness around cybersecurity and personalize it. They should take actions to protect the information they receive and that they send to others,” he said. “Doing so can reduce the vulnerabilities that they and their company are exposed to. They can continue to educate themselves and help their peers understand that this is a real threat and that we need to work together to protect ourselves.”

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW: The Automotive Industry’s Role in Refreshing NAFTA

Posted by AIAG on Dec 6, 2017 9:06:01 AM

Discussions of reopening the North American Free Trade Agreement have raised concerns for many businesses and industries, but Albert Zapanta, president and CEO of United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, urges people not to believe all the hype. “Don’t believe all the political rhetoric — from both sides,” he said. “Political rhetoric isn’t the driving factor. The discussions are much more positive as to how we can relate to each other.”

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Time is Running Out to Participate in the 2017 Future of Corporate Responsibility Survey

Posted by AIAG on Nov 15, 2017 2:53:35 PM

Change in the automotive industry is a given – but how do we prepare for and respond to it? The path to answering this question began with another question: Which corporate responsibility issues will the automotive industry encounter over the next decade?

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Tips for Small Companies Facing IMDS Reporting Challenges

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Nov 15, 2017 2:32:17 PM

Deb Reining of Luvata Ohio, Inc. offered some good advice for small companies trying to improve their management of IMDS. In her presentation, “IMDS in a Small Company: Supplier Reporting Challenges,” which took place at AIAG’s IMDS Conference on October 12, 2017, Reining covered everything from training to MDS submissions.

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New Technical Committee to Review Human Rights Standards

Posted by AIAG on Nov 15, 2017 10:58:16 AM

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has initiated a project to review the GRI standards that relate to the topic of human rights.

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