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2018 AIAG Quality Summit: Keynote Speakers Highlight

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4:06 PM

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

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3:44 PM

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

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3:37 PM

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

By Mark Chambers (Sponsored Content), Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3:15 PM

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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