Revival in automotive industry inspires innovation


As automakers embrace changes on their assembly lines to transform themselves in an increasingly competitive industry, suppliers are adjusting their own manufacturing footprint in response.

Where parts makers used to produce one or two major parts for one or two models made at one assembly plant, they now must figure out how to make multiple parts for multiple models at one of their sites.

Johnson Controls Inc. is even making seats for more than one customer in many...
Read more