Surface Engineering Academy

August 27, 2020 12:00 pm–12:30 pm CST

Reshoring USA: Total Cost Ownership Approach (TCO)

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Topics Covered

  • Tools to Convince Your Customers to Reshore
  • Total Cost Ownership vs Price
  • Import Substitution Program
  • Supply Chain Gaps Program
  • How to Identify Candidate Programs to Reshore
  • Brand Enhancement

Who Should Attend

Supply Chain Owners, Strategic Decision Makers, Operations Leaders, Quality Leaders, OEMs


David Jilot

Industrial Market Leader, Pioneer Metal Finishing

With 14 years of surface engineering experience, David Jilot leads Pioneer’s Commercial-Industrial Products segment. David’s top priority is matching product performance expectations with engineered, repeatable solutions. David has held roles in Marketing, Plant Operations and New Business. Development.

Harry Moser

Founder & President of Reshoring Initiative

Founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative after being president of high-end machine tool maker GF Machining Solutions for 22 years. Awards include: Industry Week’s Manufacturing Hall of Fame, Quality Magazine’s Quality Professional of the year, SPE’s Mold Designer of the Year and Fab Shop Direct’s Manufacturer of the Year. Participated actively in President Obama’s 1/11/12 Insourcing Forum at the White House. Member of the Department of Commerce Investment Advisory Council. Frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, NYT, Financial Times, New Yorker and USA Today and seen on Fox Business, MarketWatch, and other national TV and radio programs. BS and MS in Engineering from MIT and MBA from U. of Chicago.