Created in collaboration with automakers, suppliers, and contractors, AIAG’s new Contractor Safety Management Framework outlines common processes for effective contractor safety management — specifically in construction environments — facilitating more consistent health and safety requirements for contractors among hiring clients and owners. It can also be used within any health and safety (H&S) management system (e.g., ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, ANSI Z10).Read More
Corporations are increasingly building sustainability into their business strategies, and linking outcomes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as seen in the 7,500 companies issuing annual sustainability or corporate responsibility reports in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative. Given this evolution in corporate thinking and action, the pertinent questions are “why” and “how.”Read More
Early registration is still available for the 2019 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference on October 16-17 at a NEW location: The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center in Lathrup Village, Michigan.
Since launching the new AIAG Core Tools Support™ (CTS) software, we’ve been busy collecting feedback, working on updates and making improvements. In light of this, AIAG held a CTS software update webinar on June 6th, during which AIAG program manager John Cachat shared a short demo, and details on the software’s newest features – added in response to feedback from users around the globe – as well as upcoming functionality to support the new AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook.Read More
A product manufactured today that is eligible under the original NAFTA program may no longer be eligible under the newly negotiated trade agreement – commonly referred to as NAFTA 2.0. Karin Muller, director, customer compliance and trade governance for Magna International, and Steve Gardon, vice president, global indirect taxes and customs, Lear Corporation, who head up AIAG’s NAFTA 2.0 Workgroup, will present an important session on what they describe as the “ABCs of USMCA” and the differences between it and NAFTA at the upcoming AIAG Supply Chain Summit, June 18, 2019.Read More
AIAG is launching its MMOG/LE Version 5, and long-time, award-winning AIAG volunteer Terry Onica has been on the frontlines in implementing updates and training on the new platform, which will replace the prior Excel assessment. The MMOG/LE Version 5 global volunteer workgroup was comprised of experts from AIAG, Odette, QAD, Volvo, ZF, Ford, FCA, Continental, GALIA, SMMT, General Motors, and VDA. Their revision of MMOG/LE took about 18 months to complete and was reviewed by 35 stakeholders.Read More
AIAG is adding new features to its Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Supply Chain Security system, which assists automotive importers and their business partners get certified as a low-security threat for shipping goods and materials into the United States. The enhancements include a new heat map that shows the location of each partner on a geographical map, similar to the display on Google Maps. Additionally, CTPAT partner survey information will be tagged to help the automotive importers visually identify and track their supply chain risks.Read More
For the third year in a row, AIAG has once again partnered with the South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) to bring critical Supply Chain and Quality information to the industry – right in the booming (and beautiful) southeast U.S. manufacturing market! With the area’s multiple OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers expanding capacity, investing in new capital and working to attract and retain top talent, this particular region faces unique supply chain challenges that are being tackling with the help of multiple resources, including SCAC and AIAG.Read More