Sens. Bunt, Brown, And Reps. Reed, Kennedy Announce Endorsements From National Association Of Manufacturers, Semiconductor Equipment And Materials International For Landmark, Bipartisan Manufacturing Bill
"I'm pleased to see these industry associations support the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act," Blunt said. "
"I appreciate the support from these industry associations who represent several
"The strong support we're receiving for our manufacturing bill is a testament to the bill's mission of revitalizing American manufacturing competitiveness," Reed said. "As co-chair of the
"This country's manufacturing base lies at the epicenter of efforts to address some of our greatest economic challenges," Kennedy said. "From still-stubborn unemployment rates to trade deficits and income inequality: a national manufacturing policy is essential to continued economic recovery. This national network will be smart and strategic in addressing perennial manufacturing challenges, building an infrastructure from the local level up that is directly tapped into the unique regional challenges US manufacturers face. I'm pleased that this bill received endorsements from these two influential organizations in the manufacturing industry."
The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 is modeled on the
"The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 has the potential to strengthen the technology leadership position that manufacturers have worked years to establish," NAM said. "By creating a network of innovation centers, the legislation will bring together businesses, schools, and government in a joint effort to speed the transfer of advanced manufacturing technology and techniques into the commercial sector. This cooperative partnership will benefit all three sectors and the economy as a whole."
"We know industry-led initiatives like the one proposed in S.1468/H.R. 2996 can have great impact on not only ramping up new innovations, but also in helping to solidify industries and technologies where we have leadership, as well as creating and retaining jobs that go along with it," SEMI said. "Again, thank you for your leadership in supporting a bipartisan and common sense proposal that will have a real impact on advanced manufacturing in the U.S."
Blunt and Brown worked together to pass a bipartisan amendment to the Senate Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 aimed at supporting the creation of a network of manufacturing innovation hubs. The amendment to the
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