Automotive Industry Action Group Lends Support to 2013 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress

  Automotive Industry Action Group Lends Support to 2013 3D Collaboration &
                          Interoperability Congress

Three-day event provides a pivotal forum for improving innovation in product

PR Newswire

LOVELAND, Colo., and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013

LOVELAND, Colo., and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview
Advisors, organizers of the annual 3D Collaboration & Interoperability
Congress (CIC), today announced that the Automotive Industry Action Group
(AIAG) will support its 2013 event (, to be held May 21-23, 2013
in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

AIAG ( is a not-for-profit, member-supported organization
that works with a wide range of global manufacturing companies and service
providers to help them operate at peak performance.

Now in its tenth year, CIC has become a yearly barometer of the state of
collaboration and interoperability strategy, technology and solutions in
manufacturing and business communications. The three-day international event
gives attendees a unique opportunity to network, learn and strategize with
thought leaders from many sectors of discrete manufacturing, including
automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment and electronics industries, as well as
with representatives from government and defense communities.

"Continuous improvement is key to enterprise sustainability and has
contributed directly to the upward trajectory we have seen in the automotive
industry in terms of overall product quality and customer satisfaction," said
J. Scot Sharland, executive director of AIAG.  "Improving processes and
methods that enhance collaboration in global product development and supply
chains will further drive these trends. We see our involvement with the CIC as
a key part of our overall vision."

Interested attendees are encouraged to register soon as time-limited discounts
currently apply. AIAG members will receive a discounted registration fee.

Free access to presentations from past events is available at

About AIAG

AIAG is a unique not-for-profit organization where, for more than 30 years,
OEMs, suppliers, service providers, government entities and individuals in
academia have worked collaboratively to drive down costs and complexity from
the supply chain via global standards development and harmonized business
practices. AIAG membership has grown to more than 960 members including
renowned OEMs, such as Caterpillar, Chrysler Group, Ford, General Motors,
Honda, Navistar, Nissan, Toyota, and many of their parts suppliers and service
providers. For more information, visit (

About Longview Advisors

Longview Advisors Inc. provides consulting services in the business,
technology and application of 3D software in product lifecycle management. For
more information, please visit (

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303-581-7760, ext. 18

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