Webinar Description

Remanufacturing is a global industry with direct impacts on job creation, landfill diversion, and resource recovery. While remanufacturing and reverse logistics continue to gain popularity in practice, the efforts to standardize processes across industries are limited.  Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) took the first step in the standardization effort with an ANSI standard for remanufacturing that was published in 2017. The published ANSI standard has since then been well received across industries and an effort to globalize the standards effort is underway. This webinar will start with a discussion of the ANSI standard that was completed, what worked, lessons learned and then dive into how RIC is working to develop a global standard for remanufacturing, including challenges and opportunities. All stakeholders (customers, suppliers, OEMs, distributors, researchers, etc.) in the remanufacturing industry will benefit from this webinar to understand what is involved and how they can partner in standards development in this fast-growing global industry.

Presenters

Don Chenevert, Jr.

Deputy General Counsel, SRC Holdings Corporation

As in-house counsel, Don delivers enterprise-wide legal services to the SRC companies.  In 2017, Don was selected to participate in Leadership Springfield, a year-long leadership development program, designed to inspire, develop and connect emerging leaders to serve the Springfield community.

Don has been an active supporter of the Remanufacturing Industries Council (“RIC”) since 2010.  As the Chair of the Trade & Policy Committee through 2016, Don led the initiative to qualify RIC as an American Standards Developer and the development and approval of the American National Standard for remanufacturing – RIC001.1-2016: “Specifications for the Process of Remanufacturing.”

Ramesh Subramoniam

Clinical Associate Professor of Operations Management at The University of Texas at Dallas

Ramesh is a supply chain/manufacturing executive with 25+ years of experience in industry and consulting having worked for major industry players such as General Motors, Delphi Corporation, Amazon.com, Verizon and FTI Consulting. Ramesh’s industry experience has resulted in leadership roles across the product life cycle from design, prototype, manufacturing, aftermarket and returns management. He also holds a PhD in remanufacturing from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL.

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