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Faces of the Industry: Jean Marie Thrower

She travels the world uniting OEMs and suppliers

Meeting the Challenges of Staffing in a Small Town

When EFI Automotive opened its first U.S. office in 1995, the company headquartered in Beynost, France, selected a Detroit, Michigan,...

Running a Global Business Tracking the Supply Chain with High Technology

Data Interchange provides technology for electronic data interchange (EDI) between any site and any other site, including from original equipment manufacturing...

Put Me In, Coach

For Rick Youngblood, coaching his youngest son’s baseball team is a lot like managing the...

Soldier of Industry

Augustus Leon Collins had not considered a military career when joining the Mississippi National Guard on...

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...

Pepping Takes T.J. Snow from Appliances to Automotive

The old choo choo Glenn Miller made famous in 1941 now sits a stone’s throw away from one of the most dramatic stretches of...

AL Hodge Helped Win “Automotive Valley” Moniker for Rome, Georgia

It’s an area known for heavy involvement in the automotive world — home to everything from a robotics-equipped tire manufacturer to creating ATVs made...

Grad Finds Satisfying Career Through Alabama's CARCAM Program

Five years ago, Stephanie Luster, 31, says she mapped out her career path. She applied for the nursing program at Central...

The Man Behind Ergoman

Bernard Berry looks like a super hero. If you were to picture what a super-human crime fighter might look like, Berry’s 6-foot-7, ...

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Toyota makes personnel moves in Alabama

Toyota Motor North America announced May 20 that a new executive will be heading its Huntsville engine plant.David Finch, a 28-year veteran of the...

Family Affair

It happened nearly 100 years ago.That is when August Pausch, a technician, and Hans Rausch, a businessman, in 1920 founded a small manufacturing firm...

Automotive Advanced Technology Summit

Auto manufacturing technology is speeding ahead so quickly that it risks leaving some in the industry lagging behind, according to speakers at the Automotive...

Quality Still Comes First at RMF

A company that plated parts for textile looms was a perfect fit for South Carolina in 1961, so it was no surprise that Roy...

Logistics: Move ‘Em Out

This spring, on the parking lot of the long-defunct Century Plaza Mall in Birmingham, Alabama, stand rows and rows of new Mercedes-Benz vehicles.The cars,...