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Speeches and testimony

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Delivers Remarks at NNMI Day on the Hill

| Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing USA, National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addressed the need for passage of pending bipartisan legislation that would establish a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) at the NNMI Day on Capitol Hill. She was joined by Sen. Sherrod Brown, Reps.

The Role of Manufacturing Hubs in a 21st Century Innovation Economy

| Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing USA, National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV today announced the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. on how to strengthen U.S. innovation and manufacturing. 

Remarks on Revitalizing American Manufacturing, Spartanburg, South Carolina

| Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing USA, National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank
Remarks on Revitalizing American Manufacturing, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Thank you, Josef (Kerscher), and thanks to BMW for that great tour of the X3 assembly line. I’m delighted to have a chance to be in Spartanburg with your employees and business leaders from the community.

Remarks by the President on Manufacturing and the Economy

| Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing USA, National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Virginia!  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you, everybody.  Wow, what a unbelievable crowd.  Everybody, please have a seat -- if you have one.  (Laughter.)