Supplier Alliance (SUAL)

The SUAL (Supplier Alliance) is the forum for automotive supplier associations from the automotive producing regions of the world to carry out cooperative activities on product-related issues, such as IMDS Recommendations, substance restrictions, regulation understanding and impacts, material data reporting issues and other related common objectives.

Supplier Alliance (SUAL) includes the following Associations:

  • Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), representing automotive member company interests in North America
  • European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA), representing automotive supplier member company interests in Europe;
  • Japan Auto Parts Industries Association (JAPIA), representing automotive supplier company member interests in Japan:

Benefits for engaging:

  • Supplier Voice to the IMDS Steering Committee. 2 meeting per year
  • Preparing enhancements to update IMDS and present to the IMDS Steering Committee
  • Meet globally with CLEPA and JAPIA to collaborate and create content around supplier reporting requirements and issues.
  • Collaboration with other stakeholder groups such as ZVEI, SIA, IPC and others

Supplier Alliance (SUAL) Workgroup

AIAG’s SUAL group is here to provide guidance and feedback on global supply chain reporting issues in collaboration with the OEM community. We are looking for more voices at the table to help meet the needs of both regulatory and customer requirements.

These companies are participating in this work group:


Current Participants

  • AISIN World Corp of America
  • Aptiv
  • BCubed Consulting, Inc.
  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • DENSO International America, Inc.
  • DXC Technology
  • Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
  • Garmin
  • Global PCCS Private Limited
  • Harman Automotive Division
  • Key Sustainability Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kimball Electronics, Inc.
  • Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch LLC
  • RSJ Technical Consulting
  • SRG Global
  • Yazaki

Program Management: Corporate Responsibility Team - (248) 358-3570