On Thursday, May 17th the NAM will be partnering with the National Chamber Foundation and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) for a half-day event focused on building American competitiveness through manufacturing. Manufacturing in America: A New Cornerstone of Competitiveness will examine the opportunities that are available for manufacturers to continue being the drivers of economic recovery and growth.
The keynote address will be delivered by Boeing Defense, Space & Security President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. The event will include two executive panels made up of business and policy leaders who will discuss how the U.S. can be the leader in the global manufacturing economy.
The first panel, “Policies and Fundamentals for Manufacturing Success”, will be moderated by Aric Newhouse, NAM Senior Vice President, Government Relations. The second panel, “Forging Human Capital”, will include Ron Bullock, Chairman of both Bison Gear and Engineering Corp. and The Manufacturing Institute.
Other panelists will include GE Aviation Senior Executive Jamie Regg and Quality Float Works President and Design Engineer Sandra Westlund-Dennihan. Both companies are NAM members and their panel participants will be able to offer a valuable perspective on the future of manufacturing.
The event is open to the public and press and will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters at 1615 H St. NW from 9:30 am to 12 noon. For additional information and to register click here.
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