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International Material Data System (IMDS) Training Now Available!

Posted by AIAG on Apr 12, 2018 8:41:00 AM

No department is more aware of customer requirements than the quality department. This is why quite often the quality department is tasked with International Material Data System (IMDS) reporting. For every manufactured part, a Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) must be completed. PPAP can only be completed if there has been an accepted IMDS report. 

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Register Now for the 2018 CR Summit

Posted by AIAG on Mar 21, 2018 3:28:07 PM

This year's Corporate Responsibility Summit on April 18-19 explores the role that the automotive industry plays in the areas of social and environmental responsibility throughout the supply chain — specifically focused on optimization and risk mitigation.

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AIAG Offers Free Industry-Sponsored Memberships for Qualifying Automotive and Diversity Suppliers

Posted by AIAG on Mar 21, 2018 2:42:39 PM

Did you know that AIAG offers free sponsored memberships to qualifying automotive and diversity suppliers that fall under $20 million in total annual sales?

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SmartWay for Autos: What to Expect - FAQ

Posted by AIAG on Mar 21, 2018 12:29:29 PM

There are many ways to ship automobiles and automotive parts. This is the smartest way, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Registration is Open For 2018 Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing

Posted by AIAG on Mar 21, 2018 12:08:06 PM

Conflict Minerals Reporting remains a topic of discussion for those addressing corporate compliance, both nationally and internationally. Potential changes to U.S. legislation, new European directives, and increasing customer requirements demand that you stay informed.

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Save the Date for 2018 IMDS Conference

Posted by AIAG on Mar 21, 2018 11:40:30 AM

This popular AIAG event will sell out quickly, so save the date to your calendar and sign up quickly when registration opens. Watch for early-bird registration beginning in mid-April.

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IMDS: No Need to Fumble With It

Posted by AIAG on Feb 22, 2018 10:39:31 AM

Jennifer Guest knows how to teach IMDS, not only because she’s been doing it 14 years, but also because she actively works in the system for many of her clients. “I’ve taught over 3,000 people how to use IMDS,” she says.

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Asset Managers with $15 Trillion Urge Companies to Plan Long-Term

Posted by John Howell on Feb 22, 2018 10:16:51 AM

A group of prominent asset managers are keeping up the pressure on companies to think long term. Organized under the title of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, nine asset managers from firms representing $15 trillion in assets under management will assemble in New York this month, taking a stand with an open letter to chief executives requesting that they look past a quarterly earnings focus and address long-term plans, “with a minimum five-year trajectory,” and include their interaction with society as part of their strategy.

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AIAG Needs Volunteers to Help Create Environmental Tools and Solutions

Posted by AIAG on Feb 22, 2018 10:03:25 AM


AIAG’s program manager for environmental sustainability, Lecedra Welch, is looking for volunteers to join AIAG in its efforts to help create the best solutions for the industry, including trainings, webinars, common tools, publications, and events. These important workgroups enable AIAG to develop resources that support the needs of the industry, which is why member participation and feedback is so crucial.                                                       

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Improving Your Sustainability Report: 2018 GRI Reporter's North America Summit

Posted by John Howell on Feb 22, 2018 9:37:48 AM

Interest in sustainability reporting remains high, if the size of the crowd at GRI’s recent reporter’s summit is any indication. The Phoenix event sold out, according to GRI’s Alyson Genevose, who launched the summit last year so CR and sustainability pros in the Americas could hone their skills in the years between GRI’s global conference in Amsterdam.

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