OESA and Harbour Results, Inc. 2019 Automotive Tooling Update
October 30, 2019 , Laurel Manor | 39000 Schoolcraft | Livonia, Mich.

Registration for the 2019 OESA Harbour Results Inc. Tooling Update which will be held at Laurel Manor in Livonia, MI on Wednesday, October 29th has closed. You will be able to register on-site at the event. To expedite your registration, please complete the On-Site Form located under registration information and bring it with you to the event. There will be a designated individual who will help you complete registration.

Event Details

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI) will host the 2019 Automotive Tooling Update on Oct. 30, 2019, at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan. This annual event provides attendees with automotive tooling market intelligence and insights critical for the health of individual shops and the industry.
With the uncertainty surrounding trade and tariffs impacting the tooling supply base, Catherine Boland, vice president, legislative affairs, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), will provide an update on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), current U.S. tariff actions, and MEMA activities on behalf of suppliers in Washington, D.C.
In addition, Cara Walton, engagement manager, Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI), will provide valuable information and analysis of current tooling practices while exploring recent trends in the tooling industry. Additional HRI experts sharing business insights include Scott Walton, COO, who will provide his perspective on why stress testing and using data is critical to a tooling shop’s long-term success; Maaz Mushtaq, analyst consultant, who will discuss how suppliers can make smarter decisions based on data, and Nick Stanziola, senior consultant, will discuss ways to close the efficiency gap using levers for operation throughput.
Laurie Harbour, president and CEO, HRI, will provide a future industry forecast as well as host a panel of supplier executives discussing technology that is changing the industry. Panelists include Jeff Stout, executive director, research technology & new mobility, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, and Brad Tolley, vice president, strategy & market development, Shiloh Industries, Inc.
Luncheon keynote speaker Tim Yerdon, director, x-channel BEV technologies, Ford Motor Company, will share his perspective on the future of the industry, and Troy Nix, executive director, American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), will share his industry insight and passion for inspiring leadership.   
Executives from tool shops who have or are interested in automotive business including tier 1 suppliers, OEM purchasing, and sales, marketing and engineering professionals in the automotive mold and die industry should plan to attend. Thought leadership on the automotive tooling industry, hallmarks of a robust tooling process, best practices and lessons learned will be key takeaways.
Register in the events section of http://www.oesa.org. For additional registration and program information, contact OESA at 248.952.6401 or info@oesa.org


Registration Fees:

OESA Members and HRI Clients on or before October 15:     $195
OESA Members and HRI Clients between October 16 and October 28:      $245
OESA Members and HRI Clients after October 28:   $390
Non-OESA Members and non-HRI Clients on or before October 15:  $245
Non-OESA Members and non-HRI Clients between October 16 and October 28:                    $295
Non-OESA Members and non-HRI Clients after October 28: $490

Please Note: OESA cannot accept credit card information on faxed or emailed registrations. If you register via the PDF form, an OESA representative will contact you for payment information. 

CLICK HERE for PDF Registration Form

For registration assistance and program information, contact OESA at 248.952.6401.

Note:  Refunds cannot be given after Oct. 23, 2019.  Substitutions are always welcome. Charges will appear as “Motor & Equip MFG Assoc.” 


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