|+ AAM Vision Statement
To achieve profitable growth as the premier global supplier of driveline and drivetrain systems, metal formed products and services while providing our customers with competitive advantages.
|+ AAM Mission Statement
To achieve profitable growth and increase shareholder value by designing, engineering, and manufacturing products that deliver and manage vehicle power - while providing customers the quiet, efficient creation of motion and enhanced vehicle performance and safety.
|+ AAM Safety Policy
AAM will provide a safe and healthy work environment, which requires proper engineering and maintenance of equipment, proper training of associates and communication of policies and safe operating procedures, which helps to achieve a safe workplace.
|+ AAM Cultural Values
We are driving performance.
AAM's focus on integrity and ethical behavior is what powers our associates in everything we do. Integrity is paramount in our people, products and financials. Honesty, trust and respect are the absolute characteristics required to excel at AAM.
Working together to achieve the best solution is a key part of the AAM culture. Teamwork is what makes AAM a cooperative, engaged and learning organization. Individually we are very good. Together, we are great.
A responsible attitude is a must for all AAM associates. Loyalty, dependability and accountability are all key attributes that describe successful AAM associates. Our responsibility also encompasses protecting the environment and serving our communities.
A passion for excellence is engrained in all aspects of our business activity. We believe in taking every necessary action to exceed our customers' expectations. Excellence is a daily commitment for all AAM associates - a clear advantage for AAM in the marketplace.
Achieving efficiency in engineering, manufacturing and all business systems is at the core of what drives the AAM Manufacturing System. A lean focus to identify and eliminate waste is essential for AAM associates.
An empowered organization is dynamic in all aspects. AAM associates are encouraged to proactively turn challenges into opportunities. Empowered and dedicated associates differentiate AAM.
|+ AAM Strategic Principles
We are building value.
Quality: Power to Exceed Expectations
Quality is the foundation of AAM's commitment to operational excellence. This includes customer satisfaction, warranty, reliability, durability, delivery and launch performance. AAM strives for continuous improvement with the goal of delivering the best products and services to our customers and stakeholders.
Technology: Power to Innovate
The spirit of innovation is what drives AAM's technology and product initiatives. AAM's innovation product, process and systems technology positions AAM as a leader in providing industry-first, cutting-edge, technology for global marketing applications.
Global: Power to Partner
AAM's global focus powers the initiative to expand and diversify our business. It facilitates strong customer-supplier partnerships, supports global product development and manufacturing initiatives and advances AAM's position as an industry leader.
Balance: Power to Sustain
Attaining the right balance powers AAM's long-term sustainability. AAM seeks diversification in many ways, including sales, customer mix, product portfolio, served markets, geographic footprint and our associates.
Competitiveness: Power to Grow
Market cost competitiveness is what powers AAM's flexible, high quality global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint. All elements of our cost structure must be market competitive to profitably grow our business.
Profitability: Power to Invest
AAM's financial strength powers our ability to invest in our strategic priorities. Profitability is the engine of AAM's financial strength and is necessary to support our global of fostering mutually beneficial, cooperative and rewarding relationships with all stakeholders.
|+ Supporting Our Communities
At AAM, our emphasis on driving performance to build value extends beyond the customers we serve and the products we make. Driven by our cultural values, we believe a global business perspective goes hand in hand with a local community focus. It is important to demonstrate responsible corporate citizenship by active, knowledgeable participation in activities and charities in each of the communities and countries where we do business.
|+ AAM Environmental Policy
AAM is committed to managing and minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. AAM will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations in every country in which AAM does business. We will aggressively pursue the prevention of pollution, the reduction of emissions, the elimination of waste, energy conservation, the preservation of natural resources and continuous improvement utilizing our environmental management systems and ISO14001 standards.
AAM's commitment to environmental excellence is evident through the adoption and support of AAM's Environmental Management Program known as "S.P.I.R.I.T."