Adient wins 2018 Digital Edge 50 Award for quality audit tool

Automotive seating supplier develops electronic solution for manufacturing management

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Adient (NYSE: ADNT), a global leader in automotive seating, has been named a Digital Edge 50 award winner for 2018 for its project eLPA – Electronic Layered Process Audit.

Sheryl Haislet, vice president and chief information officer for Adient

The company was honored for its electronic solution to conducting Layered Process Audits (LPAs) more efficiently. The new system improves quality, lowers cost and allows Adient to develop action plans quickly, increasing its competitive advantage.

“eLPA is an example of how we continue to drive digital advancement by taking manual paper-based solutions and providing mobile-based solutions with improved analytics,” said Sheryl Haislet, vice president and chief information officer for Adient.

The Digital Edge 50 Awards recognize digital innovations that have been developed through technologies such as mobile, analytics, AI, the Internet of Things and cloud. Entries were judged by a panel of IT and business executives on a number of criteria, including complexity and innovation.

“This year we have many winners employing AI and machine learning, or a combination of the two, demonstrating how quickly those technologies are taking hold,” said Anne McCrory, Digital Edge program chair and Group VP, Customer Experience and Operations, IDG Events and CIO Executive Council.

Adient’s Digital Edge 50 Award will be presented at the AGENDA18 Conference held March 19-21 in Miami.

About Adient:
Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 86,000 employees operating 250 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit

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