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Free AIAG & VDA FMEA Whitepaper Now Available!

Apr 25, 2019

With the official release of the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook just around the corner, we’ve put together a whitepaper detailing some of the most important improvements you can expect to see in the new handbook.

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Major price drop! Register now for our next Principles of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma class (5/8-5/12) and save more than 35% off the original price!

Apr 17, 2019

Designed for working professionals, this five day seminar-style course includes hands-on exercises and guest lecturers, and covers topics such as lean principles, process capability, value stream mapping, process improvement and Six Sigma implementation.

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AIAG Launches New Quality Core Tools Support Software Specially Designed For Unique Needs Of Lower-Tier Suppliers

Apr 11, 2019

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has launched a simple, time-efficient software tool to help suppliers comply with their customer’s quality requirements. While valuable to any automotive company, the AIAG Core Tools Support™ CTS) software is especially designed for parts manufacturers Tier 2 and smaller.

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Meet Caterpillar’s Matt Kerr – Co-Chair of the AIAG Quality Steering Committee

Apr 11, 2019

As engineering manager at Caterpillar and co-chair of the AIAG Quality Steering Committee, Matt Kerr understands the importance of being flexible and open to collaborating with diverse partners. Below, Matt shares his thoughts on coming together at AIAG, staying current on – and preparing for – emerging industry trends, and more!

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Hot off the Press…the Fourth version of our Finished Vehicle Transportation Damage Standards (M-22) is now available!

Apr 05, 2019

When automobiles change possession during the transportation chain, they should immediately be inspected for any damage and missing parts or options. Since accurately identifying the type and location of such damage is essential for claims administration – and helps support damage prevention efforts – this updated manual provides a standard set of codes and processes for recording vehicle exceptions for those handling vehicles during the shipping process.      

Now including new codes and an all new inspection verification section, this updated manual gives you everything you need to know for making transportation claims. Read More

AIAG’s New Core Tools Support (CTS) Software is Coming Soon!

Mar 14, 2019

This innovative cloud-based software makes authoring and managing FMEA, Control Plan, and PPAP documents easier than ever.

All the benefits of a database, the flexibility of a spreadsheet, and so much more! AIAG’s new Core Tools Support™ (CTS) software – a cloud-based solution for authoring and managing FMEA, Control Plan and PPAP documents – makes collaborating across multiple sites simple.

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Missed the 2019 SAQS? Here’s Our Event Recap!

Mar 14, 2019

On March 4, 2019, AIAG and the Alabama Automotive Manufacturer’s Association (AAMA) cohosted the 2019 Southern Automotive Quality Summit in Birmingham, Alabama. Attended by nearly 150 people, this year’s event featured a strong lineup of speakers from Toyota, Honda, DENSO, the University of Alabama in Hunstville, and AIAG, discussing topics pertaining to the summit’s theme, “Engaging Your Workforce in Quality.”

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Mar 01, 2019

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)  announces the Chinese rollout of the highly anticipated new AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook and training.

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A Conversation With Toyota's Emily Lauder

Feb 25, 2019

The co-hosted AIAG/AAMA Southern Automotive Quality Summit (SAQS) is fast approaching! In anticipation of the event, we connected with our opening OEM speaker, Emily Lauder – vice president of administration, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi – for industry insights, informed advice and more.

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It’s Almost Time for the AIAG/AAMA Southern Automotive Quality Summit!

Feb 15, 2019

We’re down to the wire! In the final weeks before the AIAG/AAMA Southern Automotive Quality Summit on March 5th in beautiful Birmingham, Alabama, we’re looking forward to hearing from our incredible speaker lineup. You won’t want to miss out on sessions like these!

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