Virtual Business Luncheon: Made in Germany - Success through Partnerships in the US
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09/22/2020 · 11:00 AM
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09/22/2020 · 12:00 PM
GACC Midwest

Learn and connect with our members on topics aimed at growing your German-American business network at our next Michigan Virtual Business Luncheon on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

Michigan Business Luncheon Series

Made in Germany - Success through Partnership in the US

Don't miss our next Virtual Business Luncheon with Adam Halsband, Managing Director of Forward Engineering North America, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:00am CT (12:00pm ET). Take this opportunity to expand your network and gain access to valuable information and insights into other fields of business. Benefit from the experience and know-how of our experts and meet professionals of all fields.

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About the Speaker

Mr. Halsband is Managing Director of Forward Engineering North America, the North American Division of Forward Engineering GmbH. Mr. Halsband holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute in Flint, MI (Kettering University) and a MBA from Webster University. Mr. Halsband began his career at the GM Tarrytown, NY assembly plant with the search for more capable means of high volume mixed material vehicle manufacturing central to his roles throughout his career. As FENA MD, Adam is able to leverage decades of experience, working together with colleagues and customers to maximize Quality, Performance and Cost around some of the most challenging automated manufacturing applications.

About Forward Engineering North America

Forward Engineering (FE) is a Global Design and Engineering firm based in Munich, Germany with offices and representation in Japan, China and the US, that specialize in enabling cost effective inclusion of fiber reinforced composites in serial mass produced automotive structures. FE has supported the realization of some of the most exciting developments in new vehicle architectures.  From concept development through serial production validation of both composite intensive as well as mixed material designs; FE supports OEMs and Tier Suppliers to enable the realization of Functional LightweightTM solutions of increased value beyond lighter weight.

About the Virtual Business Luncheon Series

Our recurring Michigan Virtual Business Luncheon Series is designed for the German-American business community in Michigan and the greater Midwest. At each Business Luncheon, you can learn from leading experts and connect directly with peers on topics that matter most to your business.

About GACC Midwest

GACC Midwest provides German companies with market entry support, business development and a large professional German-American member network in the US. We are your reliable partner to foster connections between German and US businesses and to support growth among key industries such as manufacturing, automotive, energy, medical, F&B and beyond. 

Franziska Hennig

Franziska Hennig

Manager, Front Office Operations


Adam Halsband

Managing Director
Forward Engineering North America