A small round-up of manufacturing-related items…
Manufacturing and businesses mean jobs. We need to jumpstart job growth in Pennsylvania, and now is the time. As a resident employed as CEO by a manufacturing company, I cannot stay silent while a jobs-destroying public-policy agenda looms.
For eight years, we’ve had a governor who seriously underestimated the value of businesses and manufacturing to a healthy state economy. Now, under new leadership, we have an opportunity to turn this around.
The economic environment in our region, combined with the fact that we are at a critical juncture in forming state and national policies, means that no one who makes a living from manufacturing can afford to sit on the sidelines.
Cardoso is on the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.
Drew Greenblatt is also an NAM director, and he and his company, Marlin Steelwire, were featured in an online article and excellent video (embedded below) at Slate.com, “How a small factory survives and thrives, thanks to overseas sales.” (continue reading…)