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Harbour Results, Inc. Predicts 2019 North American Automotive Vendor Tooling Spend to be $8 Billion

Harbour Results, Inc. Predicts 2019 North American Automotive Vendor Tooling Spend to be $8 Billion Drop in spending directly related to reduced launches from the Detroit Three Automakers SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 31, 2018 – Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI), a leading authority to the manufacturing industry, recently released the results of the Harbour IQ in-depth study…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Key Indicators Point to Busy Second Half of 2018

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jul. 23, 2018 – The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) recently released the results of their Q2 2018 Automotive Tooling Barometer. The study shows that the tooling industry experienced a slower than predicted first half of 2018 with a significant amount of business being pushed to the second…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Key Indicators Point to a Strong 2018

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Apr. 10, 2018 – The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) recently released the results of their Q1 2018 Automotive Tooling Barometer. The study results show that the tooling industry is looking strong throughout 2018 with key indicators – sentiment, back logs and utilization – all positive. “Although we…

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Harbour Results, Inc. Predicts 2018 North America Automotive Vendor Tooling Spend to be $11 Billion

Harbour Results, Inc. Predicts 2018 North America Automotive Vendor Tooling Spend to be $11 Billion Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI), a leading authority to the manufacturing industry, recently released the results of its in-depth study on the current state of the automotive vendor tooling industry. The analysis predicts 2018 automotive vendor tooling spend to reach a…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Skilled Labor Remains Lead Issue Facing Manufacturing

OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Skilled Labor Remains Lead Issue Facing Manufacturing The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) recently released the results of their Q3 2017 Automotive Tooling Barometer. The survey results show that the tooling industry experienced a strong third quarter, with die shops in particular experiencing a spike in…

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Harbour Results, Inc.’s Growth Strategy Continues with Multiple New Hires

Harbour Results’ Growth Strategy Continues with Multiple New Hires Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) a trusted advisor to the manufacturing industry, today announced it has hired two new employees due to recent growth with new clients and expanded services for existing customers. HRI’s newest team members, Jay Smith, senior manager, and Kayla Zurawski, analyst consultant, further…

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Harbour Results, Inc. Expands with New Associate Hire

Harbour Results, Inc. Expands with New Associate Hire Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) a trusted advisor to the manufacturing industry, announced plans to expand their team with the hiring of a new associate, Cara Walton. Walton joins HRI as a business development and customer service associate, with experience in financial analysis, client management and customer service.…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Industry Experiences Small Dip

OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Industry Experiences Small Dip The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI) recently released the results of their Q2 2017 Automotive Tooling Barometer. The tooling industry is experiencing a slightly slower second quarter compared to quarter one, however capacity utilization for both mold and die tool makers is…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Overall Work ‘On Hold’ Increases

OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Overall Work ‘On Hold’ Increases The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI) recently completed their Automotive Tooling Barometer containing data from Q3 and Q4 2016. After a slow start to the year, the industry moved in a positive direction, as utilization rates remained stable for die (82…

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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Recovering from a Slow Start

OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Barometer: Recovering from a Slow Start The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI) recently completed their Automotive Tooling Barometer containing data from Q2 2016. While the industry experienced a slow start to the year with more than $2 billion in tooling capacity not leveraged during first quarter, it…

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