New Executive Committee Member Appointed to MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Supply Chain & Operations Forum
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Supply Chain & Operations Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Blouin, Group Leader – Supply Chain Management at Schaeffler Group USA, Inc., as its newest Executive Committee member.
In his role, Blouin will serve as a representative of the general membership of the council, actively contributing to the development of solutions to industry issues. Executive Committee members play a crucial role in promoting the benefits of the Forum to both new and existing members.
The Supply Chain & Operations Forum (SCO Forum) serves as a vital venue for members to learn about and discuss challenges related to the procurement of raw materials and components, in-bound and out-bound movement of goods, logistics, shipping, labor, packaging, warehousing, robotics, and more.
Blouin brings a wealth of experience to the Executive Committee, with 17 years in supply chain management. His diverse background includes roles in industrial/aerospace manufacturing, automotive assembly, and the automotive aftermarket. Blouin's professional journey has taken him to five different states and a short stint in Europe. Throughout his career, Blouin has demonstrated expertise in purchasing, cash flow optimization, category management, crisis management, and lean continuous improvement. A graduate of Michigan State University, Blouin is passionate about tackling global supply chain challenges to ensure customer satisfaction.
The Supply Chain & Operations Forum welcomes Blouin to the Executive Committee and looks forward to leveraging his expertise to further the Forum's mission.
For more information about the MEMA Supply Chain & Operations Forum, please visit www.mema.org/SCO_Forum.
About MEMA Supply Chain & Operations Forum
The MEMA Supply Chain & Operations Forum provides a collaborative platform for industry professionals to address challenges and drive innovation in the supply chain and operations sector. Through networking, knowledge-sharing, and advocacy efforts, the Forum aims to advance the interests of its members and contribute to the growth of the industry.
About MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports over 900,000 American jobs in all 50 states. MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues, and serving as a valued resource for member companies. Members represent all areas of the aftermarket including light vehicle, commercial vehicle, and remanufacturing. MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers is a membership group within MEMA, The Vehicle Suppliers Association.
MEMA is the leading North American trade association for vehicle suppliers, parts manufacturers, and remanufacturers. Automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers are the largest manufacturing sector in the United States and lead the way in new vehicle innovations. MEMA has been the voice of the vehicle supplier industry since 1904. Its more than 1,000 members are Strong by Association.
Members supply the aftermarket with the parts that keep millions of vehicles on the road, fueling international commerce and meeting society’s transportation needs. MEMA members are committed to safety and sustainability.
MEMA has offices in Southfield, Mich.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; and Washington, D.C. Learn more at mema.org/aftermarket-suppliers.