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Automotive Industry Trends and Their Affect on the Tooling Industry

November 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

SAA Networking Breakfast

Automotive Industry Trends and Their Affect on the Tooling Industry

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hirotec America, Auburn Hills, MI

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Registration/Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Presentations followed by Q&A

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Hirotec Facility Tour


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Tooling is a critical but often overlooked part of the automotive industry as a whole. The design and development of tools is an important process in the production of automobiles today.

Join the SAA on November 14 as it examines the state of the tooling industry.  Key discussions will include:

  • Review key 2017 automotive industry trends and their impact on the tooling industry
  • How a shift in the automotive marketplace is driving the development of primary and secondary tooling shops
  • The role China, Canada and Mexico will play in the future of tooling
  • A look at where the tooling market is going in the next 24-36 months

After the tooling discussion, attendees will receive a tour of the Hirotec facility. Don’t miss this opportunity to get up to speed on the tooling industry and get a rare look at a tooling facility.

Featured speakers:

James Murphy


Harbour Results, Inc.




Jim Toeniskoetter

President & CEO

Hirotec America



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November 14, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am
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3900 W. Hamlin Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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