Navigation Links
AIAG and MichBio Form New Collaborative Partnership
Date:8/5/2009

Automotive and Biosciences Associations join forces to Assist Michigan's Traditional Automotive Manufacturing Base Diversify into Medical Device Manufacturing

Southfield, Mich. (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Michigan Biosciences Industry Association (MichBio) announced today a collaborative partnership. This partnership brings AIAG's quality expertise in automotive manufacturing together with MichBio's medical device and bioscience industry know-how.

In recent months considerable effort has been made by the state of Michigan to assist manufacturers who are looking to shore up business lost from the automotive industry and diversify into the exploding medical devices market. While the automotive market has been on a decline, the medical device industry is seeing growth due to an aging demographic, increased awareness and expectations for medical care from patients, and advances in medical technologies. While many synergies exist, some retooling will most likely be required. However, medical device manufacturing is a complimentary vertical for suppliers that have mastered strict quality certification systems in the automotive industry which can be readily transition into other manufacturing industries.

"We are committed to providing our member organizations with the tools and resources they need to manage the economic recovery. Given the current financial condition of the automotive industry, it is imperative that we collaborate with organizations like MichBio to help our members diversify as well as take best practices for quality improvement and apply them in other industries," said J. Scot Sharland, Executive Director, AIAG.

Members of both organizations will benefit from shared tools and resources bringing together the best of both manufacturing industries. Through this cooperative relationship AIAG and MichBio have agreed to pursue areas of collaboration where appropriate, share information on initiatives and projects where there is common interest, exchange membership information as well as member discounts for publications, training and events, and work collaboratively on the manufacturing track at MichBio's Expo and Conference. For more information on AIAG's initiatives visit the organization's Web site at www.aiag.org.

About AIAG
AIAG is a unique not-for-profit organization where for more than 25 years, OEMs, suppliers, service providers, government and academia have worked collaboratively to drive cost and complexity from the supply chain via global standards development and harmonized business practices. AIAG membership has grown to include preeminent OEMs such as Caterpillar, Chrysler LLC, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Honda, Navistar International, Nissan, Toyota and many of their part suppliers and service providers. For more information, please visit the organization's Web site at www.aiag.org.

About MichBio
MichBio is committed to driving the growth of Michigan's life science industry. Its members include life sciences companies, academic and research institutions, bioscience service providers, and related organizations. MichBio promotes cooperation between Michigan's bioscience-related businesses, forges stronger relationships, develops business-to-business opportunities, and serves as a united industry voice to promote a bioscience business-friendly environment. For more information, please visit the organization's Web site at www.michbio.org.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Automotive_Manufacturing/Medical_Device/prweb2717854.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related biology technology :

1. MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of States Growing Awareness of Industrys Economic Importance
2. Key Industry-Relevant Development to be Announced at MichBios 2009 Annual Meeting on May 6
3. MichBio Announces Annual Business Meeting Keynote and Pre-Meeting Workshop
4. MichBio Will Publish 2009 Michigan Biosciences Directory and Resource Guide
5. MichBio Expo Draws Nearly 500 Professionals; Career Day Raises Profile
6. MichBio Expo Will Feature Sessions for Michigan Manufacturers Interested in Entering Medical Device Market
7. Presenters Announced For MichBio Expos Emerging Business Showcase
8. Early-Bird Pricing Ends Soon for MichBio Expo Attendees and Exhibitors; Award Nominations Due Nov. 1
9. Start-Up and Emerging Biotech Companies Will Tell Their Stories at Biosciences Showcase Planned for MichBio Expo
10. Christine Poon Will Keynote MichBio Expo
11. MichBio Will Host Workshop on Capital Formation Prior to April 22 Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
AIAG and MichBio Form New Collaborative Partnership
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... (NYS DFS) cybersecurity regulations have transitioned into full force and effect. ... in the state (“Covered Entities”) to conduct an annual, professional, comprehensive cybersecurity ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... --  Montrium , a growing leader in Electronic Trial Master ... groundbreaking non-profit research organization, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). ... MAPS Public Benefit ... ... to MDMA for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). MAPS ...
(Date:9/14/2017)... Lafayette, Ind (PRWEB) , ... ... ... of AMRI’s Global Analytical Services, formally introduces its flexible scientist program (FSP)-- ... offers volume-based, preferred-rate pricing. The FSP, which combines SSCI’s extensive project-based analytical ...
(Date:9/14/2017)... ... September 14, 2017 , ... AxioMed is pleased ... Australia. Dr. Steven Yang completed the procedure on a 35-year-old female patient suffering ... lumbar disc at level L5-S1. The patient failed conservative treatments prior to undergoing ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:7/20/2017)... 2017 Delta (NYSE: DAL ) customers now can ... at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). ... Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan ... Delta,s biometric boarding pass experience that ... now integrated into the boarding process to allow eligible Delta SkyMiles Members ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... -- Hunova, the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional motor sense ... Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will be available ... USA . The technology was developed and patented at the IIT ... Movendo Technology thanks to a 10 million euro investment from entrepreneur Sergio ... ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... 24, 2017 Janice Kephart , ... Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) , today issues ... President Trump,s March 6, 2017 Executive Order: ... vetting can be instilled with greater confidence, enabling ... all refugee applications are suspended by until at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):