Automotive; Manufacturing Tag

Managing Quality Throughout The Project Duration

May 15, 2023

Managing quality throughout a project’s duration involves outlining a series of actions to ensure the outcomes meet the requirements. The project manager establishes quality assurance methods for their team to follow. For instance, the project manager may require each team member to submit a weekly…

Does Your Safety Program Include These Key Elements?

April 17, 2023

Your workers are your greatest assets. You must prioritize their safety. Reducing worker illnesses and injuries increases engagement, productivity, and performance, as well as elevating job satisfaction, employee morale, and retention rates. All of these factors impact your bottom line. Include these key elements in…

When Will the Strike End?

September 26, 2019

Although new developments state there may be an agreement as early as the end of this weekend, the strike continues to take a toll on General Motors and the United Auto Workers union. The UAW moved to clear confusion about how the strike may end…

UAW Strike Against General Motors

September 17, 2019

Talks continued into the night but there was no end to the strike against General Motors. The walkout by upward of 49,000 United Auto Workers members has brought to a standstill more than 50 factories and parts warehouses in the union’s first strike against the…

UAW Authorizes Strikes, Procedural and Routine

September 03, 2019

More than 96% of United Auto Workers union members have voted to authorize strikes against Detroit’s three automakers, General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler. But it does not mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts with the automakers expire at 11:59 p.m. Sept. 14….

Trump’s Effect On Manufacturing This Week

June 10, 2019

The 5% tax on all Mexican goods was due to start today, June 10th, but, Trump reached an agreement with Mexico…for now. This is good news for the automotive industry and all manufacturing for 180 days. In six months Trump will reassess. Unfortunately, this momentary…

Laser Welding Technique Addresses Process Issues

May 28, 2019

The automotive industry is witnessing a demand in higher standards for passenger safety, vehicle performance and fuel economy. The problem: Advanced high-strength (AHS) steels, commonly used in car body structures to absorb impacts, become brittle and sometimes break due to welding and hot stamping processes….

Manufacturing Breathing a Sigh of Relief – For Now

April 05, 2019

President Trump is backing down from his threat to shutdown the U.S. southern border. Instead, Trump is now giving Mexico a one-year warning to address his concerns about immigrants traveling through the country on the way to the United States. A Trump administration shutdown of…