TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Japanese quality and European manufacturing cost-savings are not mutually exclusive – and the Renault (SA)-Nissan (Motor Co. Ltd.) Purchasing Organization proves it, says Jean-Baptiste Duzan, Reanult SA board member and chairman and managing director of the joint purchasing operations. After its first year of existence, Duzan says the operation is ahead of target and on the road to success. “It turned out that you can adopt exactly…the Japanese quality approach to ...

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