AIAG Expands Global Automotive Quality and Materials Management Training to Help Companies Deliver the Same Content at All Their Locations

Aug 03, 2016

Through collaborations with a new group of certified training and publications partners around the world, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is helping international automotive companies ensure that all employees have access to the same critical content in quality and materials management.

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Action through Intelligence: A New Model for Managing Third-Party Risks in the Automotive Industry: Part I

Jul 28, 2016

The current auto production landscape is marked by high levels of production, rapid product evolution, and a record number of new launches — according to LMC automotive data, 170 new launches will occur between 2015 and 2017. However, after shedding personnel and capital during the downturn, automakers and suppliers are reluctant to revert to pre-downturn levels and LMC reports suppliers are operating at alarmingly high utilization rates of 80 percent capacity, which is 8.2 percent higher than 2007 rates. With more vehicles being produced and launched, the industry is putting severe stress on its suppliers. As a result, OEMs face high risk of supplier disruptions at a time when suppliers can least afford them (while still recovering from launch and start-up costs).

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AIAG Sponsoring New Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

Jul 14, 2016

Join us at this groundbreaking, inaugural automotive cybersecurity summit in Detroit, Michigan, on July 22, 2016.

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AIAG and WSU’s Mike Ilitch School of Business Join Forces on Education Initiative to Fast-Track Talent into Automotive Industry Careers

Jul 14, 2016

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business are collaborating on an innovative new initiative to develop talent in global automotive purchasing and supply chain management. Called the Global Automotive Purchasing Supply Chain Network (GAPSCN or “Gap-Scan”), the program helps provide community college, undergraduate, graduate, and adult continuing education curricula with real-world lecture material, automotive case studies, best practices, knowledge assessments, and standards.

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AIAG Releases Free, Comprehensive ‘Water Management in Automotive Supply Chain’ Webcast to Help Suppliers Prepare for Recommended Reporting to the CDP

Jul 14, 2016

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has released a new webcast to increase automotive supplier awareness of water management issues and help them prepare for reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) water program, which is due by July 28,  2016. A live event recorded in May 2016, the “Water Management in Automotive Supply Chain” webcast is available on AIAG’s website at www.aiag.org/store/training/webcasts and is free to members and the industry at large.

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AIAG and WSU's Mike Ilitch School of Business Join Forces on Education Initiative to Fast-Track Talent into Automotive Industry Careers

Jul 06, 2016

AIAG and Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business are collaborating on an innovative new initiative to develop talent in global automotive purchasing and supply chain management. Called the Global Automotive Purchasing Supply Chain Network (GAPSCN or "Gap-Scan"), the program helps provide community college, undergraduate, graduate, and adult continuing education curricula with real-world lecture material, automotive case studies, best practices, knowledge assessments, and standards.

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2016 Supply Chain Summit — Registration Open Until June 13th

Jun 08, 2016

Automotive supply chain professionals trying to make it to the AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 14, 2016 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan, can still get in. “We can take registrations all the way up to the event,” says Lang Ware, AIAG’s director, supply chain products and services.

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INAUGURAL EVENT: MEXICO FVL CAPACITY 2020 — NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Jun 08, 2016

With a significant amount of auto industry production going to Mexico — and more vehicles coming into the U.S. from Mexico — estimates are that by 2020, the volume may exceed 5 million vehicles a year.

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AIAG and WSU Join Forces For Unique, Weeklong Executive Seminar On Global Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

May 25, 2016

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar that provides purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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AIAG Collaborates With Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council To Champion Small Automotive Enterprises

May 25, 2016

In support of automotive manufacturers’ efforts to boost minority supplier development and industry participation, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is collaborating with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to prepare minority businesses for direct part sourcing. A direct part supplier is one whose component, material, or service is part of the finished vehicle.

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