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The recent slew of recalls in the auto industry is disturbing. What happened to all those Sig Sigma and lean manufacturing initiatives that are supposed to error-proof assembly?
AUBURN, AL—Rausch & Pausch GmbH (RAPA), a German manufacturer of solenoid valves, control blocks and other auto parts, plans to build a new assembly plant here.
BELDEN, MS—Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi and four local community colleges are launching a program to train people for advanced manufacturing jobs.
DETROIT—Automakers just reported their strongest monthly sales in five years. Will the trend continue in 2013?
ANN ARBOR, MI—The Automated Imaging Association is presenting a free webinar Dec. 18 that will discuss machine vision applications for automotive assembly. The webinar will air from 11 a.m. to noon EST.
TOKYO—Automotive supplier Denso Corp. wants to form a research group with automakers and other suppliers to study driver stress.
HOLLAND, MI—Magna International Inc. is invest $10.1 million to develop and manufacture sunroofs at its assembly plant here. The new line will employ 177 workers.
FLAT ROCK, MI—The UAW has approved a new contract for workers at the Ford assembly plant here.