Automotive OEMs and suppliers estimate $3.5 billion in cost savings could be achieved if complexity and redundancy in Quality Management System (QMS) requirements were reduced, according to a new study and survey based on extensive interviews with the nation’s leading automakers.Read More
AIAG is helping to lead the way.
Almost four decades ago, the automotive industry was clearly in the lead when it came to the emerging technology we now know as CAD/CAM. Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing promised to reduce new product lead times, improve quality, and reduce cost.Read More
Unable to make it to an AIAG event or conference? AIAG offers webcasts of past events and training sessions to keep you in the loop, no matter where you’re located. These recorded sessions cover topics including conflict minerals, regulation compliance, and reporting standards. There’s always something new to learn from our industry leaders’ conference presentations.Read More
Does your organization have an effective process for managing warranty? Here’s a free pre-assessment to help you evaluate where you are, plus training to get you to the next level.Read More
Improving your professional life with AIAG doesn’t stop with gaining necessary Core Tool certifications. We offer continuing courses and additional reading to teach you how to use your skills with even more proficiency and know-how. If you have finished your Statistical Process Control (SPC) certification, AIAG’s classes and training modules can further enhance your understanding.Read More
In the 10 years Layered Process Audits (LPA) have been in use by the OEMs to their suppliers, a lot of things have been learned and best practices have emerged. These best practices are now available to you in AIAG’s CQI-8, “Layered Process Audits Guideline”, 2nd edition, and through 2 newly developed companion training courses.Read More
The 2015 Supply Chain Summit is approaching quickly. With updates from AIAG industry experts, member companies and invited technical experts, the summit provides an excellent opportunity for OEM’s and suppliers of all sizes to mitigate risk, manage uncertainty and realize more predictable outcomes in the Supply Chain space. Regular registration closes June 2, 2015, so be sure to register now to get the best rates available.Read More
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.Read More
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.