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Packaging Products Inc. (PPI) Benefits From Free AIAG Membership

By AIAG, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11:46 AM

For over 30 years, Packaging Products Inc. (PPI) has been the source of custom fit foam solutions for a broad variety of applications across numerous industries. To take their organization to the next level, PPI took advantage of AIAG's free, sponsored membership for small and minority suppliers, allowing them to get the training and certification needed to earn new business with Ford, Toyota, and Tier-1 suppliers.

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Where Will Globalization Affect Tomorrow’s Auto Industry?

By David Shepardson, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11:33 AM

Automobile brands are among the most iconic images of their respective countries. Lamborghini is essentially Italian, for example, while Volvo is inherently Swedish and Jaguar classically British.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  Managing Risk to Became Better, Faster, More Competitive

By AIAG, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:30 AM

“We have to change the mindset of risk management. If you ask people, ‘Why do we have brakes on cars?’ most people would probably answer, ‘to slow the car down.’ For business, the answer is ‘So we can go faster,’” Gary Lynch says. “We don’t manage risk by itself; it’s part of the process. Effective risk management can make us go faster by creating competitive advantages.” 

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Making Decisions That Matter

By MSAE, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:17 AM

Continuing its 2017 article series on the key concepts from the book SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success, Association IMPACT connected with J. Scot Sharland, executive director of the Automotive Industry Action Group, and engaged in a frank discussion about associations that take important actions on behalf of the industries they serve.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  Understanding, Planning for Risk is Crucial in Uncertain Times

By AIAG, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 9:52 AM

The best way to mitigate risk is to prepare for all uncertainties, says Gladyne Wiley Lynch, supplier performance specialist for Ford Motor Company. “With so much economic change in the industry, especially under the Trump administration, you need to have plans in place for uncertainty.”

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