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APQP/PPAP Certification Exam Available!

Posted by AIAG on Mar 15, 2018 11:27:35 AM

Did you know that IATF 16949 clauses 7.2 and 7.2.1 require an organization to demonstrate an employee’s competence in key items of the organization’s Quality Management System? To help meet this requirement, AIAG’s APQP/PPAP Certification Exam verifies an employee’s proficiency in product quality planning and control plan guidelines, and PPAP submittal requirements.

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Reserve Your Seat for the VDA 6.3 Upgrade Training!

Posted by AIAG on Mar 15, 2018 11:16:34 AM

In 2016, VDA 6.3 – Process Audit was revised by the VDA-QMC. Changes included consolidating the questionnaire from 60 to 58 questions (with four new questions) and modifying language, specifically surrounding terms and definitions, for greater clarity.  

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Download the (free) Core Tools Key Terms!

Posted by AIAG on Mar 2, 2018 12:49:03 PM


Planning to take the Core Tools Self-Assessment? AIAG's free Core Tools Key Terms will help fill your Core Tools knowledge gaps.

The Core Tools Self-Assessment was created by AIAG to better prepare automakers and suppliers to use the Core Tools processes (i.e. SPC, FMEA, MSA, APQP/PPAP). Understanding these processes is becoming a requirement for the industry and AIAG wants to make sure that you are prepared.

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AIAG Wants to Be Part of YOUR Supplier Days!

Posted by AIAG on Mar 1, 2018 4:12:19 PM

At AIAG, we believe in the value of shared knowledge and resources, because we know from experience that we go farther together. In this spirit, one question we consistently ask is how we can better support the entire supply chain, including your organization and suppliers. The answer, in part, is by attending events like Supplier Days where we can help spread the word about AIAG to your supply base.

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Seats Still Available for Effective Problem Solving for Practitioners Workshop March 1! 

Posted by AIAG on Feb 22, 2018 9:02:05 AM

Join us on Thursday, March 1, 2018, for a one day workshop, Effective Problem Solving for Practitioners, based on the AIAG CQI-20: Effective Problem Solving – Practitioner Guide. This course, which is ideal for all members of cross-functional problem solving teams, teaches the problem solving methods and tools used and endorsed by OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.

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Transitioning to IATF 16949:2016 for Automotive Auditors

Posted by AIAG on Feb 14, 2018 4:47:48 PM

The IATF 16949 transition deadline is rapidly approaching and many AIAG Certified Supplier Auditors need to renew their certification to complete second-party audits. The question, however, is how to do this without the undue hardship of investing in a five day class. The answer: AIAG’s Transitioning to IATF 16949:2016 for Automotive Auditors course, next offered 3/12 – 3/14, with additional sessions throughout the rest of 2018. 

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Final Days of Stakeholder Review for AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook Draft

Posted by AIAG on Feb 14, 2018 4:19:49 PM

Don’t miss your chance to provide feedback on the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook Draft! The deadline for returning commenting spreadsheets (to stakeholderreview@aiag.org) is February 27, 2018, so if you’ve been waiting to send in your thoughts, now is the time.

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There’s Still Time! AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook Draft Available Through February 27, 2018

Posted by AIAG on Jan 18, 2018 11:06:14 AM

The stakeholder review and commenting period for the new co-copyrighted AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook will close on February 27, 2018. Have you provided your feedback yet?

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AIAG Warranty Management Classes Available

Posted by AIAG on Jan 18, 2018 10:12:14 AM

Hoping to gain a better understanding of warranty management, but not sure where to start? Check out the following descriptions for two of AIAG’s courses that can help you gain critical insights and skills in warranty management!  

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AIAG CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment, 2nd Edition Still Available for Review

Posted by AIAG on Jan 18, 2018 9:53:46 AM

Last chance! The stakeholder review and commenting period for the CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment, 2nd edition draft ends in just two short weeks.

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