DEARBORN, MI, August 25-In a remarkable counter to conventional wisdom, more leading manufacturing executives today believe the lack of skilled labor and management skills in the work force-not current oil
GENEVA, August 20-The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have agreed on an implementation plan for transition of accredited certification to ISO 9001: 2008. The
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA-For a 14th consecutive year, Lexus ranks highest in vehicle dependability, improving by 25 problems per 100 (PP100) vehicles since 2007 to achieve a score of 120 PP100, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Vehicle Dependability Study.
CHICAGO-Prime Advantage, a buying consortium for mid-sized industrial manufacturers, has announced the findings of its second Group Outlook Survey, revealing the top economic concerns for the second half of 2008. Raw material and energy costs continue to top the list of cost pressure concerns, but this time they have become an overwhelming worry among North American manufacturers.
BOULDER, CO-The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Conference of Standards Laboratories (NCSL) International announce that ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006 Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment has been published.
SOUTHFIELD, MI-Developed jointly by Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp., the “Advanced Product Quality Planning & Control Plan Reference Manual Second Edition” (APQP) provides common guidelines for a product quality plan and control plans leading to product that satisfies customer expectations.
IRVINE, CA-Toshiba Imaging Systems Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems (TAIS) and a provider of video imaging solutions, recognized international imaging equipment distributor Aegis Electronic Group Inc. with