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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...

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...

Spotlight: Man vs. Machine vs. Nature

On a damp Friday morning, the last one in May, a long line of trucks was forming in the parking lot of the Borla...

Kudos: Ford helps First Book efforts to close the literacy gap

Illiteracy has far-reaching consequences, including poverty and unemployment, all detrimental to the success of the global economy. The automotive industry is not immune, which led...

Safety: OSHA targets Southern suppliers that violate workplace safety rules

Two weeks before her wedding, a 20-year-old woman was crushed to death in a robotic machine at an Alabama plant that stamps metal parts...

B.R.A.K.E.S. accelerates teen driver safety training

In an events center in Hampton, Georgia, on a dreary spring Saturday morning, dozens of teenagers stare at the floor while their parents make...

Faces: ZF Chassis plant manager Brad Newman finds his dream job

From the time he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps, Brad Newman believes he has been on a course plotted by a higher power...

Expert View: Maximizing the Benefits of Self-Driving Vehicles

Editor’s note: There are lots of opinions and much speculation about what will happen with self-driving or autonomous vehicles -- when it will happen,...

Prepping the Workforce of the Future

On a windy day in late April, more than 200 people crowded into the new Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC) next to Motlow...

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