Supplying Ingenuity: Sustaining and Growing US Manufacturing Jobs in Advanced, Fuel -Efficient Vehicles, Components, and Materials and Technology

October 30, 2017 -

 

MANUFACTURING CAUCUS BRIEFING

 

The briefing will bring together industry experts, and national- and local-level labor and company

speakers to discuss automotive technology innovation, investment, manufacturing, and job

growth across the country and what is needed to maintain it.

This briefing will highlight a recent report on the automotive manufacturing sector, Supplying

Ingenuity II: U.S. Suppliers of Key Clean Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies, that finds more than

1200 U.S. factories and engineering facilities in 48 states—and nearly 300,000 American

manufacturing workers—building technology that improves fuel economy for today’s vehicles.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Capitol Visitors Center, Room CVC 218

RSVP here.

 

Members invited include Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Congressman Tom Reed

(NY-23).

 

Introductions by Said Jahanmir, Legislative Fellow, Office of U.S. Congressman Ryan and

Andrew Bicos, Legislative Fellow, Office of U.S. Congressman Reed.

 

Panelists:

  • Moderator: Zoe Lipman, Director, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program,
  • BlueGreen Alliance
  • Laurie Holmes, Senior Director, Environmental Policy, Motor & Equipment
  • Manufacturers Association
  • Chris Miller, Executive Director, Advanced Engine Systems Institute (AESI)
  • Josh Nassar, Legislative Director, United Auto Workers (UAW)
  • Dan Boone, President United Steelworkers (USW) Local 979
  • Jack Hefner, President USW Local 2
  • Representative, Arconic, Invited
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