Why We Do What We Do: Ryan Jenner

Aug 24, 2016

Volunteering in a leadership role for your industry is one of the most important and most needed acts of professionalism in a person’s career. But in today’s increasingly time-constrained global climate, why do people make the extra effort?

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2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit Tackles Risk, Workforce, and Reputation

Aug 24, 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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AIAG Website Enhancements Provide New Tools and Capabilities

Aug 24, 2016

Many AIAG members, volunteers, and staff have enjoyed the improvements to the organization’s website over the past year, and visitors to the site continue to notice new enhancements. So in this interview, we checked back in with AIAG’s Vice President, Information Technology Russ Ortisi. A graduate of Oakland University (bachelor’s degree in accounting) and Wayne State University (MBA with a concentration in international business), Ortisi has worked in IT for the past 20 years, including stints at Chrysler, General Motors, AT&T Systems Leasing, Heller Financial, and General Electric.

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Toyota’s Dave Mimms: Take the Opportunity to Be an Influencer

Aug 17, 2016

Actively involved in AIAG’s Quality Steering Committee since its inception 18 years ago — and a continuous member for the last 14 years — Dave Mimms, general manager of Quality Strategy Management for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., shares his thoughts about why he has stayed active in AIAG and what he thinks the industry still has to accomplish, in this exclusive interview with AIAG Quality e-News.

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Addressing ‘No Trouble Found’ via Data Analysis

Aug 17, 2016

System-level problems are often indicated in repairs with replaced components, with failed parts tested showing No Trouble Found. Some aspects of this difficult and widespread problem are caused by system-level failures due to unexpected interactions among elements of the system (rather than component-level issues). We examine this NTF issue by the automated analysis or mining of repair and maintenance data generated by automotive service technicians.

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AIAG Expands its Global Automotive Quality Training to Ensure that Suppliers’ International Sites Receive the Same Training as North American Sites

Aug 17, 2016

Through collaborations with a new group of certified training and publications partners around the world, AIAG is helping international automotive companies ensure that all employees have access to the same critical content in quality.

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AIAG-KOTRA Offering Special Rate for Core Training in Korea

Aug 17, 2016


AIAG is working with KOTRA and the South Korean Government to provide Core Tools training in Korea at a deeply discounted fee. This five-day training program will engage participants in an in-depth review of advanced product quality planning (APQP), production part approval process (PPAP), measurement systems analysis (MSA), statistical process control (SPC), and failure mode effects analysis (FMEA).

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PwC’s Mason: ‘The Automotive Supply Chain is Going to Fundamentally Change’

Aug 11, 2016


PwC's Autofacts Americas leader and senior automotive analyst Brandon Mason told a packed house at the 2016 AIAG Supply Chain Summit that the emergence of alternative mobility technologies and trends is going to have an impact up and down the automotive supply chain. “The supply chain is going to fundamentally change, with completely new players entering the field,” he says.

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Hear from New York Times Bestseller Josh Linkner at AIAG Quality Summit

Aug 03, 2016

The 2016 Quality Summit, "Surviving and Thriving Through Industry Transformation," will be focused on helping organizations — from global OEM's, to mega-sized system suppliers, to smaller parts suppliers, materials, and service providers — adapt their systems and prepare their personnel to not only survive, but thrive and excel during the transformation of the automotive industry.

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AIAG Expands Global Automotive Quality and Materials Management Training to Help Companies Deliver the Same Content at All Their Locations

Aug 03, 2016

Through collaborations with a new group of certified training and publications partners around the world, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is helping international automotive companies ensure that all employees have access to the same critical content in quality and materials management.

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