Episode 361: Dealing With Counterfeits In The Manufacturing Supply Chain
Trillions of dollars in counterfeits are in the manufacturing supply chain and delivery chain. Joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady are Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, and Imran Vakil, managing attorney for Nexio PC to discuss this pervasive problem and potential solutions.
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Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.
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Rosemary Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute. She is a seasoned executive with an MBA, 25 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Project Management and Systems Consulting. Prior to BSC, she was a Senior Director at SAP, the Supply Chain Practice Leader at KPMG Peat Marwick and at Answerthink, and a Regional Manager at Hewlett-Packard.
She has extensive knowledge and experience in manufacturing and outsourcing in China.
Imran F. Vakil is an intellectual property lawyer, business litigator, and Managing Attorney at Nexio PC. Having been attorney of record in over four hundred state and federal cases, TTAB actions, arbitrations, and mediations, Imran has expertise in the litigation of trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, patents, unfair competition and commercial disputes.