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Wanted: Reshoring Successes

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Reshoring Initiative* in conjunction with the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)*, the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), and the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), is looking to recognize companies for successful reshoring projects through its second National Reshoring Awards program.
Eligible reshoring entries will show the following:
• Work brought back from outside North America to North America, between January 1, 2013 and August 1, 2018
• Products, parts or tooling made primarily by forming, fabricating or machining, including additive machining.
• Number of jobs created
• Dollar sales generated
• Product/process innovations and their roles

Entry deadline: August 15, 2018. Bonus points for PMA, AMT and NTMA members as well as IMTS 2018 registrants. All responses kept confidential. Click here for the entry form. For more information on the Reshoring Initiative, click here or contact Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, at

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ASSP Announces Executive Director

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The American Society of Safety Professionals, Park Ridge, IL, will welcome Jennifer McNelly as its new executive director on Aug. 16. McNelly will become the Society’s eighth executive director since its founding in 1911. She brings 30 years of association, government, regulatory and business experience, having most recently served as president of 180 Skills LLC, an online career and technical education company aimed at closing the manufacturing skills gap and transforming organizational and individual performance. Prior to that, McNelly served as president of The Manufacturing Institute, the nonprofit affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers.

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Hutchinson Manufacturing President to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hutchinson Manufacturing, a Hutchinson, MN-based provider of fabrication, machining and manufacturing processes, has announced that its president, Tom Daggett, will receive the 2018 Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards Lifetime Achievement Award from Minnesota Business magazine, Sept. 20, during a ceremony at the Machine Shop in Minneapolis. Daggett was born into the manufacturing business--literally. His parents Bud and Doris Daggett started Hutchinson Manufacturing and Sales Inc. in 1953, the year Daggett was born. Today, Hutchinson Manufacturing is a multimillion-dollar company with 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space, 150+ employees and global sales primarily in the defense, nuclear and industrial sectors.

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