Have you ever wished that you could establish hundreds of new business connections in a single day, learn how to increase your throughput capacity, or discover new ways to ensure quality with lower costs? Or, perhaps you’ve considered attending a trade fair, but were hesitant because you weren’t sure it would be worth the effort?

Akko Fasteners invites you to join us as Fiat Chrysler Automobile hosts the 17th annual Matchmaker event on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the FCA Technology Center in Auburn Hills. Designed to highlight the benefits of supplier diversity for your production company, this annual networking event has generated over $2.5 billion in new business opportunities since its inception.

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Frequent change and innovation is the rule throughout the new economy, and the auto industry is no exception.  Auto manufacturers must constantly track consumer demands, adopt new technology, and streamline their production processes in order to provide safe, convenient, affordable vehicles. Buyers must pay attention to auto industry trends and adapt their shopping patterns accordingly.  The most important trends in 2015 include:

Every aspect of the automotive manufacturing industry is evolving in order to respond to a demand for lighter, smaller, stronger and more cost-efficient parts. From major mechanical components, right down to the fasteners that hold it all together, no opportunity for improvement has been overlooked. In particular, over the past few years, fastener manufacturers have made great strides in improving performance. Much of their success has been the result of new threading strategies and heat-treating processes that improve strength.

Are you looking for new ways to streamline your procurement process? Do you wish your production company could lower its operational costs, take advantage of diversified spending practices, and learn about the latest innovations in industrial parts development all at one thrilling event?

Akko Fastener is excited to announce its involvement at the Annual Michigan Minority Procurement Conference and Opportunity Fair on May 5th 2015. This prestigious event is hosted by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and will be held at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit.

With over 400 trade booths, numerous industry experts, and a host of professional development workshops, you can discover pro-active solutions for improving your manufacturing operation through the newest lean procurement techniques at this highly anticipated event.

Discover What you Will Learn When You Visit Our Booth (#219):

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