Supply Chain Resiliency

Strategic Growth of Manufacturing in the U.S.


High Value Manufacturing understands manufacturing operations and the value of supply chain resiliency. Migrating a company’s operations closer to the customer may be the best solution for quickly meeting and servicing U.S. market needs. Relocating plant operations has the potential to reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and allow more flexibility for addressing supply chain issues.


HVM Resiliency Partners

Bill May, Becky Ferrell, and Pat Smith of HVMC have partnered with Intelligent Mobility Planning LLC, founded by Thomas Brewer, to create High Value Manufacturing Resiliency Partners.

HVM Resiliency Partners

HVM Resiliency Partners combines industry expertise and experience-based services to help domestic and international companies launch manufacturing facilities within the United States, thereby strengthening supply chain resiliency.

The four individuals that comprise HVM Resiliency Partners have 140 years of combined experience in the manufacturing industry, including 70 plant launches. This unique collaboration delivers a full-range of consulting services for manufacturing startups.

Thomas Brewer is President & CEO of Intelligent Mobility Planning LLC. Tom spent 34 years with General Motors where he held various positions including Controller and Planning Administrator at the Spring Hill Manufacturing Complex. He was responsible for executing the GM Global Launch Process for all new vehicle platform architectures and led 23 separate launches. Tom went on to serve as Managing Director for the Workforce Development and Conference Center at Northfield in Spring Hill, TN, to focus on economic development in the Southern Middle Tennessee region. He then transitioned into the role of Associate Vice President at Tennessee Tech University prior to starting his consulting company. Tom currently advises manufacturing start-up ventures and works to advance a TN-based Automotive Proving Grounds concept among a collaboration of stakeholders.

High Value Services for Manufacturing Startups

High Value Manufacturing is committed to helping clients build supply chain resiliency with a comprehensive range of services throughout the complex process of on-shoring operations.

Stakeholder & Community Relations

HVM Resiliency Partners coordinates with industrial development boards, cities & counties, regional organizations, state entities and other critical parties in the earliest stages of a manufacturing startup.


Supply Chain Engagement

Our experienced team assesses supplier readiness and plans for requirements including: Construction Materials,
Machines/Equipment Planning,
Tier Partners, and Plant Operations.


Workforce Development

From early in the launch process, HVM Resiliency Partners advises on Hiring, Training, and Continuous Improvement to ensure a ready and skilled workforce.

Environmental Compliance, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

HVM Resiliency Partners provides Site Environmental Assessment, Permitting and Regulatory Interface, Compliance Management during Startup, and Continual Improvement that facilitates Operational Flexibility.


Manufacturing Resiliency

Stay focused on efficiency with strategic Facility Design, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), IATF 16949 Compliance, MMOG/LE, and our proprietary 11+1 Quality Management Strategies.

Resources: Learn more about HVM Resiliency Partners


Press Release

HVM Resiliency Partners drives strategic growth of manufacturing in the U.S.


Overview : Strategic Growth of Manufacturing in the U.S.

On-shoring operations and building supply chain resiliency


HVM Resiliency Partners 2022

Meet the experienced and knowledgeable industry leaders in this one-of-a-kind consortium

Need to be closer to your customer?

HVM Resiliency Partners will create a plan of action for successfully meeting your operational and financial goals with strategic growth. Are you considering a new plant launch or on-shoring operations to strengthen supply chain resiliency? Let’s discuss next steps.

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