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MakeTime Helps Companies Shave Time While Procuring Machined Parts

Lexington, Kentucky is known as the “Horse Capital of the World, ” where multimillion dollar thoroughbreds graze on well-manicured rolling hills.  Companies...

Gist Leads Tennessee Company to Success Despite Turbulent Times

It took only one visit to an auto manufacturing giant’s Detroit, Michigan, plant for Andre Gist to know he had a future...

South Carolina Hitts on All Cylinders

Perhaps more than any Southeastern state, South Carolina has leveraged its success in the auto industry. From his days in public relations at...

Erik Fields’ Journey South Leads to Early Career Successes

For Erik Fields, the internal combustion engine and everything else beneath the hood or chassis of a vehicle have been a source of...

Stateside: Tennessee

Training the Automotive Workforce of Tomorrow Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has established automotive manufacturing and the educational requirements necessary to grow the industry as...

Stateside: Georgia

As an executive vice president of a Tier 1 supplier, I used to lead strategic planning sessions where we did our best to...

Emergent Mexico and the Solid (U.S.) South

The U.S. South has developed into a stronghold of automotive manufacturing in the last two decades, but the investment in new assembly plants...

Driverless Cars Ahead

A man named David summons a car to his mountaintop home, and shortly afterward a driverless car — a BMW — pulls into his...

Game Gear Goes to Work

Companies hope virtual reality training can help attract younger workers and prep them for the automotive workforce.

Where Do They Go?

Hardly a working moment goes by that a sparkling new vehicle doesn’t roll off an automotive assembly line somewhere in the Southeast. But where...

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Supplier Profile: Southeastern Tool & Design

In the spacious assembly area at Southeastern Tool & Design on the outskirts of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, two workers are placing cartridges in a...

Executive Q&A: Supporting OEMS and Suppliers

When Lynda Hill started practicing law in Chattanooga in 1998, she had no idea that her experience representing general manufacturers would someday lead her to...

Staffing agency NAOS strives for the right fit

Jesse Vance became an entrepreneur in 1994 because he wanted to spend more time with his wife, Nancy, and the couple’s three young sons....

Executive Q&A: Oklahoma’s Jennifer Springer connects with the SAC

Oklahoma is not an automotive hub, but the state hopes to put its best foot forward toward greater involvement with the sector, sending an...

Toyota pumps money into San Antonio truck factory

Toyota announced Sept. 17 that it will invest $391 million at its San Antonio, Texas truck assembly plant.  That will bring the automaker’s total...