Traceability guideline (CQI-28) now available for Stakeholder Review

Sep 18, 2018

AIAG’s Traceability Workgroup is proud to announce that its new Traceability Guideline, identified as CQI-28, is now available for stakeholder review. Created by a cross-functional and multi-organizational workgroup, the document contains guidance to meeting IATF 16949 traceability requirements, presents a basis for traceability methods and technologies relevant to the automotive industry and concludes with a self-assessment and fire drill forms. Additionally, best practices – and in some cases “bad practices” – are presented to guide and inspire thought for organizations that are creating or evaluating their traceability systems.

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The New CQI-20:Effective Problem Solving Guide is Here!

Sep 14, 2018

Does your organization need help eliminating repeat problems and implementing sustainable improvements in your products or processes?

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Last call! 2018 AIAG Quality Summit is next week!

Sep 14, 2018

The 2018 AIAG Quality Summit is nearly here!

Following a brief “welcome” speech from AIAG’s director of quality products and services, Scott Gray, this year’s event will kick off with an industry keynote presentation by Christoph Hagedorn, senior vice president, head of Corporate Quality and Environment at Continental Corporation.

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Industry 4.0 and the Quality Imperative

Sep 14, 2018

By now you have probably heard about Industry 4.0 and what it’s all about. The term refers to the fourth wave of the Industrial Revolution. Each wave of the revolution has been driven by advances in technology. The most recent wave has been precipitated by the rapid and concurrent maturation of advanced technologies such as robotics, AI, VR, big data and visualization. Industry 4.0 technologies allow business to move at a never-before seen pace.

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AIAG 3D Model Technical Data Package Exchange Guideline Work Group Launches

Aug 15, 2018

AIAG launched its 3D Model Technical Data Package (TDP) Work Group in June of 2018. The work group, with OEM, Tier 1, solutions provider and educational institution representatives, is defining the industry’s needs by identifying the “pain points,” requirements and best practices of each organization. The team will analyze these needs and requirements prior to constructing the guideline. 

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Core Tools and IATF 16949:2016 Overview

Aug 15, 2018

Several sections of IATF 16949:2016 now specifically reference the Core Tools, including:

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With a theme of “Tools/Technology to Sustain your Automotive QMS” for this year's AIAG Quality Summit, let's discuss the issue of balance

Aug 15, 2018

To achieve operational excellence, especially in quality risk management, organizations are expected to have three elements in perfect balance: their people, processes and technology. A focus is needed not only on the skills of those who perform FMEAs, but the processes, procedures and tools used by the team. These elements are part of a continuous process of risk identification, analysis, and mitigation aligned to their corporate objectives of improved process throughput and quality, as well as reduced product scrap and rework.  

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Secure Your Seat for AIAG’s 2018 Quality Summit!

Jul 19, 2018

Another year, another fantastic lineup for AIAG’s annual Quality Summit! Join us September 18-19, 2018 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, as we discuss “Tools to Sustain Your Automotive QMS.”

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Registration is Open for the 2018 AIAG/SCAC Supply Chain and Quality Conference

Jul 19, 2018

This September, AIAG is heading south! Join us as we co-host the second annual AIAG/South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC) Supply Chain and Quality Conference in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. This year’s event takes place September 6-7, but we recommend registering soon to take advantage of early bird pricing!

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Smarter Supply Chain

Jul 19, 2018

Lack of supply chain visibility is one of the biggest challenges automotive suppliers face. Now, more than ever, you need to create a smarter supply chain that enables greater data visibility, higher data quality, and deeper collaboration. That’s the only way to keep your production lines running, quality product moving out the door, and your customers happy.

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