Reinvesting in American Manufacturing

A myriad of factors including global threats to security, the rising cost of labor in Asia, and the abundance of shale oil in the U.S., are compelling manufacturers all over the world to rebalance their production portfolios and increase capital investment in North America.  These topics will be explored at “Reinvesting in American Manufacturing,” a two-day, executive-level event, December 4-5, 2013 in Houston, TX.  Don is an invited speaker at the conference where he will present a talk entitled, “Identify the Perfect Location for your Workforce, Product and Corporate Culture”
 
When building new capacity, what are the inputs you need to consider in order to ensure a flawless expansion?  Transportation costs, site requirements, interface between inbound material and outbound product, sourcing in communities that provide labor and required skills and utility networks, permitting, the best overall personality match for the community and Company.
 

Reinvesting in American Manufacturing – Dec 4-5, 2014  - Houston

An event for global manufacturers making new capital investments in America

 
 

OVERVIEW:

For decades, manufacturers have been growing their capital investments outside the U.S.. Now, a confluence of macro factors is causing many firms to invest in the U.S. once again. Rising labor costs in Asia, threats to the security of intellectual property, abundant U.S. shale oil and gas, and optimistic forecasts for U.S. GDP growth are compelling manufacturers all over the world to rebalance their production portfolios and increase capital investment in North America.
 
The Institute for International Research, the world’s largest business-to-business conference organizer, is producing “Reinvesting in American Manufacturing,” a two-day, executive-level event, December 4-5, 2013 in Houston, TX.

 

WHO:

Reinvesting In American Manufacturing is created for executives in the auto, aerospace, chemical and plastics, appliances, medical device, energy and oil and gas industries who serve on the project teams evaluating  growth opportunities or expanding current infrastructure in the U.S. 
 
CEOs, CFOs, COOs , CIOs, CTOs, project directors, and heads of supply chain, procurement, operations and logistics in the aforementioned industries, this event is for you.

 

WHAT:

This is an event specifically designed to help manufacturing executives prepare for: disruptive changes to supply chain, investing in new facilities, transforming infrastructure and adopting new technologies in order to stay competitive. 
 
Learn from firms that have recently taken advantage of increasingly competitive U.S. labor costs, new shale energy, intellectual property protection and other changing factors.

 

WHY:

The pendulum has begun to swing back to the U.S. as a manufacturing center, and now, for the first time, executives from global manufacturers that have recently made capital investments in U.S. will share their stories at the Reinvesting in American Manufacturing Conference.
 
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and Organizations:
  The Site Selectors Guild   Competitive Ready