Benefits to Getting your Internal Auditor Certification from AIAG

Jan 25, 2016

Much like a tooth cleaning at the dentist or a routine oil change on a car, internal audits are a vital part of keeping quality management systems running smoothly. And similar to the dental and car maintenance situations, the skills and certifications of the person conducting the audit can significantly change your perception of the diagnosis. AIAG offers a wide range of training options to enhance the capabilities of your internal auditors, all of which can be held at your facility. Whether internal or lead, AIAG has an auditor certification course for your needs.

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Auto Industry Certifications That Matter in 2016

Jan 21, 2016

AIAG is a leader in Industry Certifications for the Automotive Industry.

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How to Build a Stronger Industry — One Member at a Time

Jan 21, 2016

In his first interview of 2016, AIAG’s executive director J. Scot Sharland shares specific ideas on how an individual company’s focus on corporate responsibility mitigates risk and manages uncertainty, thereby strengthening the industry as a whole.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: What is the First Priority?

Jan 20, 2016

Much has been said in the area of corporate social responsibility of late. One of the fastest growing requirements in industry today, it encompasses human rights, child labor, labor conditions, environment, ethics — all expanding as each new country and industry is added to the group.

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A Look at the Future of Conflict Minerals - An interview with Michael Rohwer

Jan 20, 2016

AIAG’s fourth Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing in August 2015 provided attendees with a greater understanding of the drivers that shape the automotive industry's due diligence for compliance with conflict minerals reporting. Speakers representing OEMS, suppliers, the U.S. State Department, and a leading NGO shared updates on U.S. and European legislation to help companies gain insights on the factors affecting their customers’ conflict minerals requests.

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2016 CR Summit "Building a Business Case for Sustainability: Theory vs. Practice"

Jan 20, 2016

Effective corporate responsibility practices require companies to stay informed on the issues confronting them, as well as strategies for economically viable business cases, technical approaches for integration, and insight on how leading companies tackle similar issues, and you can stay ahead of the CR curve by engaging with forward-thinking leaders in the field at this year’s CR Summit.

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Make your designs more efficient with AIAG’s Design Review Based on Failure (DRBFM) Guide

Jan 18, 2016

Your current design works, but you may be looking for a way to make it more efficient. AIAG’s Design Review Based on Failure Modes (DRBFM) Reference Guide provides guidance on this in-depth analysis process that focuses on engineering changes once a baseline design has been established. It works by analyzing your current design identifying areas for improvement, and defining the impact of the change.

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Survey Coming to Help AIAG Clarify Problem-Solving Issues that Impact Quality

Jan 14, 2016

According to AIAG’s 2015 Quality 2020 study, OEMs and suppliers rank problem solving as the most critical issue impacting quality. Now, AIAG is asking industry professionals to respond to a follow-up survey to help determine an actionable path forward. AIAG says the survey invitation will arrive in inboxes late January.

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Register by January 15th to Save on First Southern Automotive Quality Summit

Jan 14, 2016

AIAG and the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association is urging interested attendees to its first-ever Southern Automotive Quality Summit to register by January 15, 2016 to avoid the higher late-registration fee that goes into effect after that date.

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U.S. Government may be Harsh on Companies that Don’t Adequately Manage Risk

Jan 07, 2016

At AIAG’s Customs Town Hall event in Livonia, Michigan, on November 17, 2015, Greg Husisian, a partner with the law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, noted that “key U.S. sanctions are not going away” for non-U.S. subsidiaries and joint ventures.

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