Name: Manufacturers' Summit
Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Who's Next? What's Next?
The new administration focused on "bringing jobs back," what's really happening with reshoring?
What's going on, what's changed, and what should manufacturers be thinking about their offshore strategies?
$45 SBA Members $55 Non Members $250 for 10 ticket bundle
3:30-3:40 Introductions SBA/Presenting Sponsor Weiss & Company
3:45-4:20 Harry Moser, Reshoring Initiative *Via Skype
4:35-5:00 Ric Frantz, LR International, Inc.
5:15-5:20 SBA Closing Remarks
5:20-7:00 Cocktail Networking Reception
Harry founded the Reshoring Initiative to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. after working for high end machine tool supplier GF AgieCharmilles, starting as President in 1985 and retiring 12/31/10 as Chairman Emeritus. Largely due to the success of the Reshoring Initiative, Harry was inducted into the Industry Week Manufacturing Hall of Fame 2010 and was named Quality Magazine?s 2012 Quality Professional of the year. Harry participated actively in President Obama?s 1/11/12 Insourcing Forum at the White House, won The Economist debate on outsourcing and offshoring, and received the Manufacturing Leadership Council?s Industry Advocacy Award in 2014.
Harry is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New Yorker and USA Today and seen on Fox Business, MarketWatch and other national TV and radio programs. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Engineering at MIT in 1967 and an MBA from U. of Chicago in 1981.
Ric Frantz is the CEO and Co-Founder of LR INTERNATIONAL, INC., a Global Logistics and Consulting firm located near Chicago?s O?Hare International Airport. Mr. Frantz has been one of the most active speakers in his field for more than thirty-five years. He has the ability of taking seemingly dry topics and presenting them in an informative, entertaining and refreshing way. A native of Chicago, Mr. Frantz studied Business Administration and Marketing at De Paul University, and holds an International Trade Executive Certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His professional career spans several years as a Banker, an Export Manager for a major multi-national Corporation, and more than 40 years in international logistics.