Founder, Reshoring Initiative
Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative, grew up experiencing the glory of U.S. manufacturing.
With more than 45 years of manufacturing experience (most recently 25 years as president, chairman and then chairman emeritus of GF AgieCharmilles), Moser is a leading industry spokesman for reshoring and for developing the skilled manufacturing workforce required by reshoring.
Largely due to the success of the Reshoring Initiative, Moser was inducted into the 2010 IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame and named Quality Magazine’s 2012 Quality Professional of the Year. He participated actively in President Obama’s Jan 11, 2012, Insourcing Forum at the White House, testified at a Congressional hearing on reshoring and manufacturing, and has been featured in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bloomberg Businessweek. He won the January 2013 The Economist debate on outsourcing and offshoring.
The not-for-profit Reshoring Initiative ‘s Mission is to bring back U.S., and more generally North American, manufacturing jobs by helping companies see that, increasingly, they will be more profitable if they produce and source in or near their market. workforce.
Harry also answers questions in Ask the Expert: Reshoring.