Author Archives: AMI Reception

2020 AHA Launch Award

AMI was presented with the AHA Launch Award for the implementation of the 550B Panoramic Sunroof. The AMI sunroof department began testing of the sunroof in November 2019 and began production in January 2020. Today, AMI produces roughly 250 550B panoramic sunroofs a day between 2 shifts. These sunroofs are installed on the Toyota Highlander. […]

Amazing Collaboration between AMI and AEIL!

ONE Aisin Family: Aisin plants collaborate to provide PPE support for local hospital Two Aisin plants have joined together to help ease the pressure of PPE shortages at an Illinois hospital. AISIN Electronics Illinois (AEIL) and AISIN Manufacturing Illinois (AMI) reached out to Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) after it was determined that facial protective gear […]

2019 AMI Food Drive Competition

Throughout the month of November, AMI collected canned goods through our AMI Food Drive Competition. Advisor groups throughout AMI competed against one another to win a free dinner. Once the numbers were finalized, AMI collected 3,924 cans. The winning advisor group was Ann Stewart’s group in 3 Pillar.  All the cans were then delivers to […]

2019 Aisin Fall CleanUp

On Saturday, October 12th, Aisin hosted the 16th Annual Fall Aisin Mile Clean Up. The clean up consists of AMI, ALM, and AEIL coming together to clean up the grounds of Redco Drive and a portion of DeYoung Street (Highway 13) that we adopted. Between all three plants, 150 team members and their families came […]

AMI Work Study Program

Aisin Manufacturing Illinois (AMI) has recently partnered with local schools in Galatia and Eldorado to develop a work study program. Select high school students have been placed in various departments to help familiarize them to the manufacturing world. Our hope is that this program will help students gain valuable work experience, and that the real-world […]

2019 Pallet Palooza

To help keep our pallets out of landfills, we asked the Team Members at AMI to re-purpose our pallets in this year’s Pallet Palooza contest! Although it was difficult to pick winners from all of the great projects, one entry stood out from the rest. Coming in at first place was Larry Whisler! Larry created […]

AMI Gauging Team Advances to Japan

The AMI Gauging Team did an outstanding job at the 2nd Annual North American Measurement Skill Competition in Seymour, IN. All four team members will be advancing and attending the gauging competition in Japan this November. Overall AMI’s gauging team placed 1st with an average score of 94.6. Clayton McGregory (QC) won 1st place and recognition for having […]

President Declares March St. Jude Month

On March 1st, 2019, our President, Katsunori Nakanishi, officially declared March as Aisin’s own St. Jude Month. Throughout the month of March, AMI will be hosting several fundraisers to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. These events include a hot dog lunch, used t-shirt drive, penny march, sealed bids, and raffles for various […]

St. Jude Bake Sale & Baking Contest

On February 14th, Aisin Manufacturing hosted a St. Jude’s Baking Contest. The event was a huge success with over 50 baking contest entries. Submissions varied from cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, cookies, and brownies. After tasting over 50 entries, the judges made the difficult decision of awarding 3 team members with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  1st […]