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2021 Global Supply Chains Webinar
Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Category: NFDA Virtual Events

Global Supply Chains:
Fasteners, Hardware and the Auto Industry

Recording Available On-Demand

In partnership with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago, Crain's Content Studio will host a series of webcasts featuring experts and thought leaders discussing the mutually beneficial industrial links between Taiwan and the U.S. Midwest.

On August 17, the conversation will be focused on Global Supply Chains: Fasteners, Hardware and the Auto Industry. The relationship between Taiwan and the midwest, including Illinois, has allowed the region to become a powerhouse for manufacturing and fastener distribution across North America.

Hear from experts in the industry who can speak to their supply chain experience with Taiwan and the vast possibilities for U.S. fastener producers including specialization, collaboration between large and small enterprises, OEM, small-batch, and mass product production.

Panelists include:

  • Doug Ruggles - President, Martin Fastening Solutions
  • Joe Nagle - Sr. Manager, Strategic Sourcing Customer Solutions, Lawson Products
  • Jon Najeski - Senior Buyer, Screws Industries



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