AIAG encourages automotive executives in China to join representatives from AIAG, General Motors, and the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) to hear what changes in the new standard mean to suppliers and when certification needs to be completed. Register now to attend the official roll-out of IATF 16949:2016 on December 14, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Marriott Hongqiao Hotel in Shanghai.Read More
Join representatives from IATF members General Motors and AIAG, and a representative from the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) as they bring you up to date on what changes in the new standard mean to you and when certification needs to be completed.
Register by November 1, 2016, to receive Early Bird pricing on this popular annual event scheduled for November 15 at the Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan.Read More
AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit will be held on November 30, 2016 in Shanghai, China, concurrent with 2016 Automechanika, the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment, and services. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Surviving and Thriving through Industry Transformation.”
In the September 2016 AIAG eNewsletter, we looked at the evolution of IMDS up to now. This month, we focus on IMDS Release 11.0, scheduled for production release in November 2016, which includes Chemistry Manager.
The future of reporting is almost here! Mark the date in your calendar: GRI Standards will officially launch on October 19, 2016. This follows the approval of the draft GRI Standards by the Global Sustainability Standards Board in late August, and the recent confirmation by the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) that due process for developing the GRI Standards was followed.Read More
One of AIAG’s most popular annual conferences returns to Suburban Collection Showplace on October 11-12, 2016. This is an important opportunity for companies at all levels in the supply chain to stay ahead of their supply chain risk by keeping their knowledge about rapidly evolving regulations on chemicals and other substances of concern up to date.Read More
October’s upcoming release of revisions to the automotive industry’s most widely used international standard for quality management will include language on corporate ethics for the first time in its history. The standard — previously named ISO/TS 16949 — is replaced by IATF 16949 and has been revised by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) with an unprecedented level of industry feedback and engagement.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More