IAC Albemarle’s Tim Moore Named Vice President Of Continuous Improvement For Global Operations

SOUTHFIELD, (Aug. 6, 2012) –Tim Moore has been named vice president of continuous improvement for International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, the company announced today. In his new role, Moore will lead the global organization’s continuous improvement, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma initiatives.

Moore brings extensive automotive interiors experience and more than 30 years of lean manufacturing knowhow to the position, enhancing IAC Group’s ability to continue implementing operational efficiencies at approximately 90 locations around the world.

Moore has dedicated his career to operations efficiencies in IAC Group facilities worldwide, replicating what he learned from best practices of 230 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. He is credited with establishing and nurturing IAC Group’s ‘Kaizen Culture,’ which exemplifies the commitment to excellence that the company operates within today.

Previously, Moore served as director of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement for IAC North America. He spent his first 10 years in operations at the company’s flooring and acoustics facilities in North Carolina.

A Western Carolina University alumnus, Moore graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology and applied science. He has worked extensively with Toyota and Bluegrass Automotive Manufacturer’s Association (BAMA), learning and teaching the principles of the Toyota Production System (TPS), for more than 20 years. He is one of the original members of the organization and joined the group in 1992. Moore is based at IAC’s facility in Albemarle, N.C.