However you analyze yesterday’s report released by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the fact remains: the global economy requires American leadership and know-how to make it easier to create jobs at home and open up markets abroad. Whether it’s electronics manufacturer Texas Instruments, with multiple facilities employing thousands all over the U.S. and selling its innovative technologies worldwide, or it’s Wisconsin-based Darley with 127 employees, selling fire trucks 100+ to countries including China, Australia, Peru, New Zealand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Nigeria and Brazil– we need free trade agreements like TPP so that manufacturers of all sizes can continue to compete and win.
Manufacturers need their products sold to more markets, so we can grow more jobs in America. They need their inventions and innovations protected. TPP will protect and sell American-made goods—and that’s why manufacturers support swift approval of this critical trade agreement. Read More