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March 8, 2019—A new partnership between the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Conestoga College Institute of Technology will help bolster North America’s automotive purchasing and supply chain networks through education and talent development initiatives that will support innovation and competitiveness, reports globenewswire.com.

The collaboration will bring together industry and academic resources for the development and delivery of integrated educational programming for current and emerging automotive industry professionals.

“AIAG is excited about the opportunity to partner with a world class academic institution like Conestoga College to accelerate the development of the next generation of supply chain talent,” said J. Scot Sharland, CEO of AIAG. “Our collaboration will focus on automotive industry purchasing and supply chain management strategy and practice innovation that both anticipates and helps mitigate emerging global challenges and threats.”

AIAG is a member-driven not-for-profit association where automakers and suppliers across the global supply chain—along with partners from academia, government and other sectors—work collaboratively to develop and implement solutions to common industry pain points.

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