Suppliers Can Now Access IATF’s Proposed Certification Transition Plan to a Revised QMS Standard

Jun 16, 2016

The IATF completed a Stakeholder Conference in Rome, Italy, on April 12-13, 2016. The conference was attended by 200 representatives of 44 IATF-recognized certification bodies (including auditors), 41 global supplier companies, IATF member organizations, and witness auditors.

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AIAG Problem Solving Work Group Now Open to New Participants

Jun 16, 2016

If you would like to provide ideas to help the auto industry improve its problem solving, here’s your chance.

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Don’t Miss Upcoming Training Courses to Get More Out of Layered Process Audits

Jun 16, 2016

Sometimes people think that the layered process audit is just another quality method, but it’s much more than that. LPA is a tool to take an organization to the next level of performance.

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Model-Based Enterprise Wall Chart Now Available

Jun 16, 2016

The AIAG MBE Wall Chart provides companies a visual means to assess their current capabilities and measure their progress from a Level 1 to 2D drawing-centric environment toward a comprehensive Level 4 Model-Based Enterprise. The MBE Wall Chart identifies the key aspects of drawing/model usage to determine a company’s current MBE level and highlights where to focus to make the transition to the next level.

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2016 Supply Chain Summit — Registration Open Until June 13th

Jun 08, 2016

Automotive supply chain professionals trying to make it to the AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 14, 2016 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan, can still get in. “We can take registrations all the way up to the event,” says Lang Ware, AIAG’s director, supply chain products and services.

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INAUGURAL EVENT: MEXICO FVL CAPACITY 2020 — NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Jun 08, 2016

With a significant amount of auto industry production going to Mexico — and more vehicles coming into the U.S. from Mexico — estimates are that by 2020, the volume may exceed 5 million vehicles a year.

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AIAG and WSU Join Forces For Unique, Weeklong Executive Seminar On Global Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

May 25, 2016

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar that provides purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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AIAG Collaborates With Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council To Champion Small Automotive Enterprises

May 25, 2016

In support of automotive manufacturers’ efforts to boost minority supplier development and industry participation, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is collaborating with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to prepare minority businesses for direct part sourcing. A direct part supplier is one whose component, material, or service is part of the finished vehicle.

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2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit Tackles Risk, Workforce, and Reputation

May 18, 2016

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

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Experts from NGOs and Automotive Companies Share Their Expertise at Water Management Event

May 18, 2016

Most of the members of AIAG’s Greenhouse Gas Work Group manage supply chain water reporting and reduction in addition to their GHG responsibilities, so collaboration on an event to increase suppliers’ awareness of water management issues and to help support their efforts to use the CDP Water Supply Chain for water reporting was a logical first step.

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