David Arndt Joins Harbour ResultsNovember 19, 2020
Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI), Southfield, MI, a consulting firm for manufacturers, has partnered with metal forming industry professional David Arndt to expand its expertise and better address manufacturers’ increased need for strategic and operational improvements due to the challenging economic climate.
“Many tooling and production shops are struggling and concerned about the future,” says Laurie Harbour, HRI president and CEO. “In fact, we predict that unless businesses act now, approximately 30 percent of North American manufacturers will go away in the next 18 months. These companies need to ask for assistance, and our strategic, financial and operational support and resources can help. The partnership with David adds to our team’s bench strength, enabling us to deliver solutions that the industry needs while supporting our company’s growth goals.”
With extensive manufacturing experience, Arndt will support HRI’s consulting team in developing operational improvements and proven business strategies. He will leverage his hands-on experience in leading manufacturing businesses across the globe to diagnose gaps, identify improvement opportunities and implement action steps for continued success.
Arndt has held global leadership roles in engineering, operations and sales in the automotive, commercial-vehicle and aerospace industries. His career in manufacturing started with General Motors and Ford. He then worked for a decade in the prototype and tooling industries, followed by experience with several Tier 1 stampers including AG Simpson and Oxford Automotive. Arndt also served as president and CEO of Eclipse Manufacturing and Pentaflex, Inc., and as Chairman of the Board for the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) in 2017-18. He is a board member of the Heavy Duty Business Forum of the Heavy Duty Manufacturer’s Association.
See also: Harbour Results Inc.