AIAG’s 2015 Quality 2020 study found that OEMs and suppliers both rank problem solving as one of the most critical issues impacting quality. AIAG has formed a team of industry volunteers serving on a Problem Solving Ad Hoc Committee to study the situation and propose future projects to help improve problem solving effectiveness.Read More
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.Read More
The International Automotive Task Force has approved the first draft of the new ISO/TS 16949 automotive quality standard to include additional stakeholder feedback. The revision work team is preparing for an April 2016 conference to obtain further stakeholder input. The IATF intends to release the transition strategy from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to the new automotive quality standard in April 2016.Read More
David Kneisler, vice president, global quality for Dana Holding Corporation, provided a snapshot into his company’s personnel development journey at the recent Southern Automotive Quality Summit, sponsored by AIAG and the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association. Held January 28, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama, the one-day event showcased the Southern automotive industry’s commitment to world-class quality.Read More
Composed of a notable group of industry subject matter experts, AIAG’s Quality Steering Committee, Product Development Oversight Group, and project work groups “have really delivered for the industry in 2015,” notes Scott Gray, AIAG’s director, quality products and services. Here is a look back at the highlights of 2015’s accomplishments — and a look forward at what will be their focus in 2016.
The CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment provides requirements for foundry suppliers of OEM automotive castings. It is not a detailed description of the entire foundry process. Rather, the focus is on common failure modes that cause OEM customers to receive non-conforming castings from foundries. It is written from an OEM and Tier One perspective. It is the voice of the customer and includes specific activities that the foundry industry needs to improve upon.Read More
AIAG is offering a one-day workshop overview course that will help you understand and learn how to use the Special Process Casting System Assessment as a foundation to assure control of these special processes and deliver quality parts and materials.Read More
AIAG knows how to work together to fix the problems of tomorrow. That’s why we assemble over 600 industry volunteers, from OEMs to suppliers, to collaborate and create common solutions for their manufacturing and supply chain issues.Read More