IMR 3.0 – Advancing the Professionalism and Utilization of IMRs
This session is focused on the progress of the IMR 2.0 Platform and IMR 2.0 Certification as a strategic differentiator for the new Independent Manufacturer Representative (IMR) and Manufacturer relationship. IMR 3.0 and IMR 3.0 Certification will also be presented further advancing the professionalism and utilization of IMRs. Don’t miss how certification is the new differentiator taking the IMR/Manufacturing relationship to the next level.
Patrick Curry is a leader in manufacturing who has significantly impacted sales, quality improvement, and on-time delivery for the companies he’s been apart of. Patrick is President and Partner of Fullerton Tool Company, a manufacturer of precision-made solid carbide cutting tools. He is also, President and Owner of Endurance Carbide, a manufacturer of carbide dies, bushings, gages, punches, and quills. He is a third generation Curry involved in both companies and continues to invest in equipment, facilities, and personnel development for both companies. As President, Patrick is responsible for creating and leading the company’s vision and implementing the necessary strategies to enable that vision for both Fullerton Tool Company and Endurance Carbide.
Patrick gives back to the manufacturing industry and local community through his service on a variety of Boards and Committees, including the Michigan Manufacturing Association, Great Lakes Manufacturing Association, and the Saginaw Future. He was named Michigan Manufacturer of the Year in 2014 and also received the Michigan Economic Bright Spot Award. As a team working hand in hand with Craig Lindsay, Patrick serves as Co-Chair of the ISA IMR Committee representing Manufacturers and their IMR partners.
Patrick earned his BSBA in Industrial Engineering and Production Management from Central Michigan University. Patrick and his wife reside in Saginaw, Michigan and have 3 children together – Greyson, Aidan, and Isabella. Patrick is active in community youth sports programs and enjoys traveling, golfing, fishing, and hunting in his leisure time.