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Attend the 2015 Supply Chain Summit

Posted by AIAG on May 13, 2015 11:02:00 AM

The 2015 Supply Chain Summit is fast approaching! The all-day event, which will be held in Livonia, Michigan on Tuesday, June 16th, will focus on “Mitigating Risk and Managing Uncertainty” in the automotive industry.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Key Term Tuesday: Conflict Minerals Reporting

Posted by AIAG on May 5, 2015 11:30:00 AM

It’s another Key Term Tuesday! This time we’re focusing on terms related to Conflict Minerals.

3TG: tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

CFS: Conflict-Free Smelter, a smelter that has been verified by an independent third-party auditor as “conflict-free.” For more info, check out the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiatives website.

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Topics: Corporate Responsibility

Conflict Minerals Reporting Resources and Tools

Posted by AIAG on Apr 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM

May 31, 2015 is just around the corner, and you can feel the pressure to complete your Conflict Minerals reporting is heavier than ever. Don’t sweat, because AIAG has the tools you need to deliver a clean report.

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Topics: Training, Corporate Responsibility

6 Tips for Conflict Minerals Reporting Due Diligence

Posted by AIAG on Apr 28, 2015 4:44:00 PM

The due diligence process is often overlooked as a key piece to the reporting puzzle. Here are some quick tips for conducting due diligence before completing your Conflict Minerals Reporting Templates (CMRT).

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Topics: Corporate Responsibility

What is a Conflict-Free Smelter?

Posted by AIAG on Apr 22, 2015 4:43:00 PM

The Conflict-free smelter program (CFS) is a program aimed to help companies identify conflict minerals in their supply chains and ensure that they are being responsibly sourced. This program was developed by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) in order to audit automotive companies and their suppliers. To ensure that the automotive industry is not sourcing from irresponsible suppliers, reporting the location of where automotive suppliers are buying minerals has become a requirement.

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Topics: Corporate Responsibility

Key Term Tuesday: Quality Acronyms

Posted by AIAG on Mar 24, 2015 9:41:00 AM

Acronyms can look like alphabet soup, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly used acronyms to help you out.

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Topics: Quality, Core Tools

Key Term Tuesday: Failure Mode

Posted by AIAG on Mar 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Failure is an inevitable part of life. But in the auto industry, failure needs to be assessed and addressed to avoid costly failures related to products, processes, and quality.

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Topics: Quality, Core Tools

Key Term Tuesday: Common Terms

Posted by AIAG on Mar 3, 2015 8:30:00 AM

You may think you know the what these terms mean, but in auto quality they could mean something entirely different. Test yourself with these seemingly simple terms.

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Topics: Quality, Core Tools

Key Term Tuesday: Quality Processes

Posted by AIAG on Feb 24, 2015 9:39:00 AM

When working in a specialized field, it’s vital to understand the industry jargon. We decided to pull out some of the most important key terms that everyone needs to know in order to be successful in the auto-industry.

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Topics: Quality, Core Tools

The True Power Of Collaboration

Posted by AIAG on Feb 19, 2015 11:00:00 AM

AIAG understands that best way to fix the problems of tomorrow is to work together today. That’s why over 900 industry volunteers, from OEMs to suppliers, collaborate to create common solutions for their manufacturing and supply chain issues.

In order for members of AIAG to be their best, they have to be the most informed. AIAG offers world-class resources and educational programs to help you improve quality, uncover cost savings, mitigate risk and eliminate waste. AIAG offers the most in-demand standards and reports representing the three AIAG Areas of Expertise: Corporate Responsibility, Quality, and Supply Chain Management.

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Topics: Training, Standards

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