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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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GM’s Gary West: To Achieve Zero Defects, Address Your Silos

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Nov 9, 2017 9:09:22 AM

More than 400 automotive quality professionals attended the 2017 AIAG Quality Summit on September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, leaving very few seats in the general addresses and standing-room only in many of the most popular breakout sessions. This level of participation — supported by over 40 exhibitors and sponsors — made this year’s Quality Summit one of the most engaging and valuable quality events in recent years.

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The New Automotive IATF 16949:2016 Memory Jogger Proves That Good Things Come In Small (Brightly Colored, Spiral-Bound) Packages

Posted by AIAG on Nov 9, 2017 8:43:18 AM

AIAG is announcing the availability of the new IATF 16949:2016 Memory Jogger. This valuable reference guide describes QMS implementation and maintenance strategies, answers background questions, and explains the Standard’s requirements. Written in clear and conversational language, the Memory Jogger was designed to be accessible to employees at all levels within an IATF 16949 certified organization.

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Packaging Products Inc. (PPI) Benefits From Free AIAG Membership

Posted by AIAG on Nov 1, 2017 11:46:57 AM

For over 30 years, Packaging Products Inc. (PPI) has been the source of custom fit foam solutions for a broad variety of applications across numerous industries. To take their organization to the next level, PPI took advantage of AIAG's free, sponsored membership for small and minority suppliers, allowing them to get the training and certification needed to earn new business with Ford, Toyota, and Tier-1 suppliers.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  Managing Risk to Become Better, Faster, More Competitive

Posted by AIAG on Nov 1, 2017 10:30:38 AM

“We have to change the mindset of risk management. If you ask people, ‘Why do we have brakes on cars?’ most people would probably answer, ‘to slow the car down.’ For business, the answer is ‘So we can go faster,’” Gary Lynch says. “We don’t manage risk by itself; it’s part of the process. Effective risk management can make us go faster by creating competitive advantages.” 

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Making Decisions That Matter

Posted by MSAE on Nov 1, 2017 10:17:58 AM

Continuing its 2017 article series on the key concepts from the book SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success, Association IMPACT connected with J. Scot Sharland, executive director of the Automotive Industry Action Group, and engaged in a frank discussion about associations that take important actions on behalf of the industries they serve.

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Don’t Miss the 2017 Customs Town Hall

Posted by AIAG on Oct 25, 2017 12:43:39 PM

The AIAG 2017 Customs Town Hall on November 9 is an annual gathering where importers, exporters, and associated service providers gather to discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance, compliance programs, and cost. Regular registration  runs until October 26; late registration begins October 27.

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AIAG Corporate Responsibility Survey Still Open…and We Want to Hear from YOU!

Posted by AIAG on Oct 25, 2017 12:00:22 PM

The CR survey is an opportunity to make your voice heard — to take part in an ongoing conversation on industry issues and to impact the actions we take at AIAG and within the automotive community.

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2017 AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership & Supplier Summit

Posted by AIAG on Oct 25, 2017 11:05:25 AM

AIAG’s Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit will be held on November 29, 2017, in Shanghai, China, concurrent with 2017 Automechanika (the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment, and services).

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Hyundai Environmental Leader Urges Suppliers to Meet June 2018 Low-Volume Chemical Reporting Deadline

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Oct 18, 2017 11:48:00 AM

With a deadline fast approaching for registering low-volume chemical substances under the European Union REACH, Hyundai Motor Europe’s Timo Unger urged automotive suppliers to do what they could to meet the June 2018 deadline because without substance registration, the supplier cannot put the product on the European market.

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