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- Contrasting Asian strategies. Gardner, Greg // Ward's Auto World;May97, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p49
Focuses on automobile suppliers AlliedSignal Automotive and United Technologies Automotive (UTA). Investment of AlliedSignal in China; Sales performances of AlliedSignal; Investment of UTA in the Philippines; Cebu City, Philippines as the focal point of UTA's Asian strategy.
- Big suppliers now feel industry pressure. Sherefkin, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;11/6/95, Vol. 11 Issue 45, p1
Reports that AlliedSignal Automotive will be broken up and 3,100 jobs would be eliminated in an effort to keep up with the consolidation of the automotive industry. Plan to sell firm's light-vehicle anti-lock-brake business; Losses of $180 million and erosion of sales; Conglomerates which are...
- AlliedSignal: Aiming for breakthrough performance. Barter, John // Ward's Auto World;Dec94, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p60
Presents the author's views on the global automobile market as AlliedSignal Automotive president. Company's strategies to survive global competition; Aim of improving operational capability to eliminate product defects; Assessment of quality levels of every product at manufacturing plants;...
- Scuttlebutt. // Ward's Auto World;Jan95, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p19
Reports on developments in the automobile industry as of January 1995. Retirement of Ford Motor Co. vice chairman Allan D. Gilmour; Improvement of the relationships between American and Japanese automobile firms; AlliedSignal Automotive employees' donation of their uniforms to Focus: HOPE for...
- Valeo moves to break U.S. union. de Saint-Seine, Sylviane // Automotive News;6/11/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5934, p1
Reports on the plan of Valeo SA to enter its electric motors and actuators plant into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Company's acquisition of the electrical systems business in the United States of the former ITT Automotive; Causes of losses of the plant since mid-2000.
- ITT quality initiative aimed inside and out of company. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;6/30/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5720, p22
Reports ITT Automotive's program to reduce the defect rate of components shipped to its customers by 90 percent in 1997. Star performer is brakes division; Consequences for suppliers that don't meet ITT's goals.
- Suppliers drive home sales message during auto show. Barkholz, David // Crain's Detroit Business;1/3/94, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p3
Reports on the preparation for the 1994 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Sponsorship by ITT Automotive; Activities lined up for the auto show; Participation of Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp. and General Motors in the event; Vehicle introductions during...
- Missing One Putt Every 163 Years. Vasilash, Gary S. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Dec99, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p62
Suggests the use of the Six Sigma Quality for automobile companies. How to use Six Sigma tools; Management of Six Sigma; Its significance; Details of its use by AlliedSignal and Honeywell Inc.
- Job security elusive in high-pressure industry. Sherefkin, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;1/2/95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
Expresses concern on the security of jobs in auto industry following the sacking of top executives by the AlliedSignal Automotive and Rockwell International Automotive. Review of the business of various companies in the auto industry during the year 1994.