Why We Do What We Do: Brenda Baney

Sep 21, 2016

We’ve all heard it said: Volunteering for your industry is one of the most important and most needed acts a professional will ever do. But in today’s increasingly challenging global climate, finding time is harder than ever. So why do people make the extra effort required to do it?

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AIAG’s 2016 Quality Summit Focuses on the New IATF 16949, the 3D Model-Based Enterprise, and Features Keynote from Ford Quality Director

Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 Quality Summit, "Surviving and Thriving Through Industry Transformation,” scheduled for September 29-30, 2016, will help global OEMs, all tier suppliers, and service providers adapt their systems and prepare their personnel to not only survive but also thrive and excel during the transformation of the automotive industry.

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AIAG Offers Warranty Training: Introductory and Assessment

Sep 14, 2016

New! Introduction to Automotive Warranty Training
This is an introductory course designed to give the attendee a basic understanding of warranty, warranty-related terminology, and how warranty applies to the automotive industry and the supply chain.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW Dykema’s Tupper: ‘It’s Time to Get to Know Your Data’

Sep 08, 2016

At the recent AIAG Supply Chain Summit, privacy and e-commerce attorney Stephen Tupper cautioned an audience of supply chain professionals that auto companies need to make sure they understand the globalization of data storage and use of information laws and rules about data transfer and privacy that differ from country to country. In short, he said: “I strongly advise you to get to know your data.” The Supply Chain Summit, held June 14, 2016, in Livonia, Michigan, provides an annual overview of industry trends as well as updates on current AIAG supply chain projects and initiatives.

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Uniquely Formatted Weeklong Executive Seminar on Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Achieves Deep Dive into Complex Supply Chain Challenges

Sep 07, 2016

Supply chain professionals are encouraged to participate in a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar, October 31-November 4, 2016, at The Renaissance Center in Detroit. This professional development opportunity is sponsored collaboratively by AIAG and Wayne State University. Space is limited.

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Don’t Miss Early Registration Deadline of September 15th for AIAG Customs Town Hall

Sep 07, 2016

For those looking to save, register for AIAG’s Customs Town Hall by September 15, 2016, to get the best price on attendance. Scheduled for November 15, 2016 at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, the Customs Town Hall is an annual gathering of importers, exporters, and customs service providers to discuss new and ongoing programs that impact customs clearance and cost.

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Action Through Intelligence: A New Model for Managing Third-Party Risks Part II

Sep 07, 2016

The automotive industry is putting severe stress on its suppliers, which are already operating at higher than optimal capacity levels. As a result, OEMs face high risks of supplier disruptions at a time when suppliers can least afford them — while still recovering from launch and start-up costs.

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AIAG Names Eaton Corporation’s Cesar D. Pucci to its Board Of Directors

Aug 31, 2016

 

AIAG has announced the appointment of Cesar D. Pucci, director, corporate quality, Eaton Corporation, to its board of directors. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community currently serve on the AIAG board, representing a cross-section of its member companies.

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Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing V Provides Strategies, Best Practices

Aug 24, 2016

As demands for conflict minerals reporting on the global supply chain continue to increase, AIAG held its fifth annual briefing to help members gain insights from thought leaders, OEMs, and suppliers. Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing V — a three-hour event on August 2, 2016, that was repeated in morning and afternoon sessions at AIAG’s headquarters in Southfield, Michigan — provided attendees with an update on industry strategies and best practices, IPSA audits, and smelter engagement activities.

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AIAG Achieves Membership Milestone With 1,500th New Member

Aug 24, 2016

The Automotive Industry Action Group has hit a milestone in membership, welcoming its 1,500th new member into the AIAG community this week.

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