The APSC meeting is an ideal forum for chief executive officers, presidents, chief financial officers and other senior executives of companies serving the automotive market. PMA member automotive suppliers may continue the dialogue on the trials and tribulations of supplying to the automotive industry through a members-only e-mail discussion group. Contact Allison Grealis at 216/901-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
20th Annual Automotive Parts Suppliers Council Meeting
April 30-May 1, 2013
Highlights of the 20th annual Automotive Parts Suppliers Council (APSC) meeting in Detroit, MI, included a presentation on supply contracts by Dan Sharkey of Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco PLLC; an automotive best practices panel, moderated by Craig Fitzgerald, Plante Moran; a Tier One automotive forecast, by Dave Andrea of OESA; a North American automotive industry outlook, by Mike Wall of IHS Automotive; a presentation on capacity constraints, by Laurie Harbour of Harbour Results; a supply chain panel, moderated by Jeoff Burris of Advanced Purchasing Dynamics; and a networking reception and luncheon. In addition, on April 30, a special women in automotive luncheon and panel discussion was held immediately prior to the beginning of the APSC general session.
APSC 2013 Presentations
- Brooks, Wilkins, Sharkey & Turco PLLC
- Laurie Harbour, Harbour Results
- Mike Wall, IHS
- Dave Andrea, OESA
- Jeoff Burris, APD
"How can you be selling to the automotive market and not take the opportunity to hear such information and facts about the market"
Arnie Mayher, Sales Manager, Stripmatic Products
"Any stamping supplier vested in the North American Auto Industry cannot afford to miss this conference. I know of no other place to obtain an all encompassing outlook on the state of the automotive industry"
Neil Allen, President, Sunstone Components Group
"As an automotive supplier this is the most important PMA event that you can attend; both for content and networking"
Wes Smith, President, E & E Manufacturing, Inc.