Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.
Free event will help manufacturers address productivity and quality issues.
J.D. Power survey determines quality improved for 21 of 33 auto brands.
Monde Selection awards “high quality” trophy for Waterloo Amber.
Worst-performing brands were Fiat, Smart, Chrysler, Subaru and Jeep.
Newly merger automaker fared worst in 2014 Consumer Reports rankings this year.
J.D. Power cites Lexus made in Cambridge for fewest defects.
Union cites safety issues and quality concerns, will strike if necessary.
How to engineer a workcell and get buy-in from the work team.
A Boston Consulting Group report predicts 37% of US-based large manufacturers are planning to bring back production to the US from China or are considering it.