Where the Jobs Are: Can American Manufacturing Thrive Again?

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:30am
2123 Rayburn
Background Documents and Information: 

The hearing allowed members of the subcommittee to hear from the administration and stakeholders on the current state of the American manufacturing sector. Members and witnesses discussessed manufacturing employment trends and examined avenues for growth. 

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

Witnesses: 
Panel I
 
The Honorable John Bryson
Secretary
U.S. Department of Commerce
 
Panel II
 
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.
President
Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
 
Alfonso T. Lubrano
President
Materion Technical Materials, Inc., 
and Vice Chairman
National Association of Manufacturers Small and Medium Manufacturers (SMM)
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)
 
Craig A. Giffi
Vice Chairman and U.S. Leader, Consumer and Industrial Products
Deloitte & Touche USA LLP
 
Kenneth R. Tindall, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Science and Business Development
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
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