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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW: Trade Policy Expert Warns that U.S. Auto Suppliers May Not Be Ready for Wave of Change Coming Quickly Under New Administration

By Carla Kalogeridis, Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:37 AM

Birgit Matthiesen, director, Canada-U.S. cross border business affairs for Arent Fox LLP, says automotive parts suppliers may not be prepared for the wave of change that is coming at them quickly on the trade policy front. Her comments, made during an exclusive on-camera interview at the annual AIAG Supply Chain Summit held June 20, 2017, in Livonia, Michigan, were not critical — she simply points out that the changes are coming fast, and the industry hasn’t got much time to prepare.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW: Honda’s Thomas Crawford Encourages Suppliers to Weigh in on New OEM Intellectual Property Security Requirements

By Carla Kalogeridis, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 3:48 PM

Thomas Crawford, regional data chief for Honda North America, is encouraging automotive industry suppliers and service providers to look at a list of intellectual property security requirements that OEMs have been working on and provide feedback on what should be focused and strengthened.

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Registration is Open For 2017 SCAC/AIAG Supply Chain and Quality Conference

By AIAG, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:14 AM

Join AIAG and SCAC at the premier automotive Supply Chain event in the Southeast!

The inaugural SCAC/AIAG Supply Chain and Quality Conference will draw constituents from both the South Carolina Automotive Council and the Automotive Industry Action Group to share best practices, discuss the latest trends and technology innovations, learn critical policy changes, and evaluate key strategies for decision making in the disrupted industry.

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Leadership Seminar: Automotive Industry Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

By AIAG, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:09 AM

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar designed to provide purchasing and supply chain executives, senior managers, leaders, and other functional personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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