Terry Hossink

Vice President, Manufacturing Services, The Center-West

C: 616.610.1007
thossink@the-center.org

As the leader of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West) team, Terry is responsible for managing the team working with small manufacturers in West Michigan to help them assess their opportunities for continuous improvement and growth. As Vice President, Manufacturing Services, Terry’s focus is on managing The Center-West office's services to manufacturers throughout the region.

Professional Experience
Terry has more than 30 years of manufacturing experience with processes such as thermo-forming, stamping, sheet metal, machining, assembly and extrusion. He has worked as a Shop Floor Supervisor, Production Manager and Plant Manager, and has had experience quoting and implementing lean for several Tier 1 and aftermarket automotive companies.

Community Involvement
• 16 years as a Township Trustee and Planning Commissioner

Education
Business Administration-History, Calvin College

Favorite Part About Living in West Michigan
Terry’s favorite part about living in West Michigan is the variety of water, land and air-based recreation available. “In the same day, you can hike, bike, kayak, swim, practice photography and sit by a campfire,” said Terry.

PUBLICATIONS

Revamping Your Business in the Post-COVID-19 Environment
Manufacture Smarter: Is Training Really the Key to Making Gains in Manufacturing?

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