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Import/Export Compliance: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Monday, November 4, 8:30-10:15 am

In today’s continuously evolving trade environment, staying on top of compliance changes is paramount. Danielle Riggs from WINA will provide valuable insight regarding the trade compliance landscape and its trends and challenges. Topics will include:

            • Developing, setting, and implementing policies and procedures for suppliers and employees
            • Proper record-keeping practices
            • Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them
            • Government resources and Trusted Trader programs
Danielle Riggs is director of international trade compliance with Wurth Industry North America.

What’s New and What’s Next for Fastener Supply?
Monday, November 4, 10:45-12:00 noon

              • What's going on in the fastener market?
              • What are the most pressing challenges in the fastener industry?
              • What do we need to know to be successful?

Presenters Tim Roberto Jr. and Simmi Sakhuja will bring us up to date with what's new with stainless steel and carbon fasteners, along with what we can expect from our suppliers in the future.

Tim Roberto Jr. is president of Star Stainless Screw. Simmi Sakhuja is vice president of integration and strategy at LindFast Solutions Group.

Building a World Class Supply Chain
Tuesday, November 5, 8:30-10:15 am

Our businesses exist and thrive based on our ability to directly or indirectly support the consumer of fasteners. As the chief procurement officer for several global OEMs, Greg Sachs will share his expertise in terms of what makes a best-in-class supplier, industry trends and strategic objectives that matter, and engagement of the entire value stream to eliminate waste, drive cost downs, and work toward supply chain optimization.

Greg Sachs is the chief procurement officer for Resideo Technologies, an independent, publicly traded spinoff business of Honeywell’s Home and Distribution segments. At Resideo, Greg is responsible for overseeing the procurement of direct materials, indirect spend and project-based spend. His global sourcing organization consists of more than 350 employees located in the Americas, EMEAI, and Asia.

Selling Your Business: Are You Ready?
Tuesday, November 5, 10:45-12:00 noon

This dynamic program will take you through the steps of deciding to sell your business, preparing for the sale, pre-closing activities, and post-closing transition details.

This interactive presentation and discussion will be led by fastener industry veteran Marc Strandquist.

Marc Strandquist has dedicated more than 30 years to the fastener industry and has direct experience with multiple acquisitions in our industry.