AIAG Core Tool Software (CTS) Project Status

Jun 14, 2018

The AIAG Core Tool Software (CTS) Project is making great progress with the help of several dedicated volunteers. The project team is focused on improving the former XLS based Core Tools Software Disc with an “Excel like” front end supported by a robust database backend.

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Download the (free) Core Tools Key Terms!

Mar 02, 2018

 

Planning to take the Core Tools Self-Assessment? AIAG's free Core Tools Key Terms will help fill your Core Tools knowledge gaps.

The Core Tools Self-Assessment was created by AIAG to better prepare automakers and suppliers to use the Core Tools processes (i.e. SPC, FMEA, MSA, APQP/PPAP). Understanding these processes is becoming a requirement for the industry and AIAG wants to make sure that you are prepared.

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New AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook Draft Available for Review and Comments

Dec 08, 2017

 

Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity to provide your feedback!

As of November 27, 2017, a free draft of the new co-copyrighted AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook is available for a ninety (90) day stakeholder review and commenting period. 

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IS YOUR COMPANY MEETING GLOBAL QUALITY BENCHMARKS?

Jul 31, 2017

In acknowledgment of the need to consistently maintain standardized processes across global supply chains, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has updated an essential quality resource to be more internationally inclusive.

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AIAG INTERNATIONAL CORE TOOL SOFTWARE PROJECT TEAM’S VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER SURVEY RESULTS

May 19, 2017

AIAG recently announced the creation of a Core Tools Forms Software project. The second Voice of the Customer Survey was sent out, and the results show a strong international interest in a cloud-based application to complete several very technical forms related to product and process development (FMEA, Control Plan), measurement system capability evaluation (MSA), and product release (PPAP) that are part of the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process.

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Key Term Tuesday: SPC

Apr 05, 2016

We’ve all heard of the basic statistical terms: mean, median, and mode, but when it comes to Statistical Process Control things get a bit more complicated. This “Key Term Tuesday” we’re focusing on SPC.

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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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Taking Your SPC Certification Further

Jun 02, 2015

Improving your professional life with AIAG doesn’t stop with gaining necessary Core Tool certifications. We offer continuing courses and additional reading to teach you how to use your skills with even more proficiency and know-how. If you have finished your Statistical Process Control (SPC) certification, AIAG’s classes and training modules can further enhance your understanding.

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Key Term Tuesday: Quality Acronyms

Mar 24, 2015

Acronyms can look like alphabet soup, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly used acronyms to help you out.

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Key Term Tuesday: Failure Mode

Mar 17, 2015

Failure is an inevitable part of life. But in the auto industry, failure needs to be assessed and addressed to avoid costly failures related to products, processes, and quality.

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