Blaskiewicz: ‘To Prepare for ACE, Find Out Where Your Data Lives’

Feb 03, 2016

In preparation for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), Joseph Blaskiewicz is advising AIAG members to seek out their data now. “There’s lots of moving pieces with ACE and ACE readiness,” he said in a video interview. “Suppliers need to identify what data sources they have and where they need to go for information so that they aren’t scrambling for the new items the CBP is presenting to us. For example, your company may have a different enterprise system that you have to know how to access.”

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Effective Risk Management Starts with FMEA

Feb 01, 2016

All new product development projects involve risk. A properly implemented FMEA will help ensure that potential failures have been considered and addressed during the product and process development cycle.

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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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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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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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Is the Approved Economic Operator Program Now a Business Philosophy?

Jan 07, 2016

Marcela Garcia says that the World Customs Organization’s Approved Economic Operator (AEO) program is “here to stay” and that it is turning into a “business philosophy.” Garcia’s remarks were made during a video interview at AIAG’s Customs Town Hall in Livonia, Michigan, on November 17, 2015.

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Labeling Documents Available FREE for Members!

Jan 06, 2016

Are you being asked by your customer to use certain labeling practices but you don’t know where to find them?  AIAG has the labeling guides and standards you are looking for. Want to hear something else great? If your company is an AIAG member, all three of these documents are available to you for FREE in eDocument version. Take advantage of your member benefits and order your free electronic versions of these three indispensable guides to proper labeling today. 

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Quality 2020 Study: Assuring Product Compliance is Top Focus in Product Development

Dec 09, 2015

AIAG’s Quality 2020 study reveals that OEMs and suppliers rank product development concerns among the top four most critical issues impacting quality. 

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Is your company listed in the AIAG Supplier Connect Database?

Dec 03, 2015

Supplier Connect: What is it?

Supplier connect is the industry ‘buyer’s guide’ exclusively for AIAG members to showcase their offerings and capabilities on the leading website for Automotive Quality, Supply Chain, and Corporate Responsibility solutions.

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New FVL Oversight Committee to Guide AIAG Initiatives and Activities

Dec 02, 2015

AIAG is establishing a Finished Vehicle Logistics Oversight Committee to provide FVL representation to the auto industry and those involved in the material handling of automotive vehicles. The FVL Oversight Committee will report directly to AIAG’s Supply Chain Steering Committee.

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