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News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

TMMC recognized as a top auto plant in the world

Automaker wins J.D. Power 2019 platinum and bronze plant quality awards.

Feature Automotive General Production Technology
August 27, 2018  

Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production

Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.

News Manufacturing General
November 6, 2017  

EMC session focuses on strategies and benefits of standard work

Free event will help manufacturers address productivity and quality issues.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 23, 2016  

Car quality improves even as new technology is introduced

J.D. Power survey determines quality improved for 21 of 33 auto brands.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 28, 2016  

Waterloo Brewing wins seven international brewing awards

Monde Selection awards “high quality” trophy for Waterloo Amber.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 18, 2015  

Automotive quality up, but Japan can’t keep pace

Worst-performing brands were Fiat, Smart, Chrysler, Subaru and Jeep.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
October 29, 2014  

Fiat Chrysler quality chief exits after poor reliability ranking

Newly merger automaker fared worst in 2014 Consumer Reports rankings this year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 19, 2014  

Ontario Toyota plant No. 1 for quality

J.D. Power cites Lexus made in Cambridge for fewest defects.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production
April 9, 2014  

GM workers in Kentucky authorize a strike over safety concerns

Union cites safety issues and quality concerns, will strike if necessary.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production
April 25, 2012  

It’s all in the design

How to engineer a workcell and get buy-in from the work team.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
April 20, 2012  

BCG predicts more production US-bound from China

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.