Tooling Business Models
Tuesday – 8am – 12pm
The tooling industry is a complex combination of niche tooling capabilities with a global network connected by a variety of different business models. The Tooling session will discuss the state of the industry, the strategies and merits of different business practices for the purchasing and development of tooling, and the need to integrate highly technical work skills that support the automotive industry and the pace of new program launches.
Jay Baron, Ph.D.
President & CEO, Director, MET Group Center for Automotive Research
Project Manager, Center for Automotive Research
former Executive Director, Manufacturing Engineering, General Motors
Director, Global Die and Body Center, General Motors
Stamping Technology Senior Program Manager, FCA – North America
*Additional speakers invited.