The House Manufacturing Caucus examines and promotes policies to help American manufacturers find trained, educated workers, continue to lead the world in developing new industrial technologies, operate on a level playing field with their foreign competitors, and obtain the capital they need to thrive.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan today made the following statement today after voting in favor of the FY2017 Defense Appropriations bill on the House Floor. Ryan is a member of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ryan today introduced two new bills aimed at bolstering U.S. manufacturing and employment. The first of these bills, The RETAIN Act, modifies the United States Code for civilian and defense contracts by adding a preference for contractors that promise to retain jobs in the United States.
Congressman Tim Ryan discusses the importance of Advanced Manufacturing for economic development of regions distressed by loss of manufacturing jobs.
Representatives Tim Ryan, Mark Takano and Paul Tonko, accompanied by Lieutenant General Michael Dana and Vice Admiral Phil Cullom pushed a large button to transmit design data to the ISS 3D printer. Mr. Donald McCormack, and Made in Space CEO Andrew Rush also took part in the event. Progress of data transmission and confirmation of receipt, which took only a couple minutes, by the ISS was observed on a large computer screen.
The fourth annual STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards recognized manufacturing women who exemplify leadership within their companies. This national honor identified the best of the best women in the manufacturing industry, and further encouraged women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue manufacturing careers.
The annual “Engineering Public Policy Symposium” organized by ASME in Washington, DC on April 19th was attended by over 130 society leaders from 44 multi-disciplinary engineering organizations (representing more than two million engineers). Administration officials, Members of Congress, and Congressional staff participated in discussions on “Fiscal Year 2017 Federal Research and Development Budget Outlook / Research & Emerging Technologies.”
ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) sponsored a Congressional Briefing on Advanced Manufacturing on February 11, 2016. Congressman Tim Ryan spoke to the important role advanced manufacturing plays in strengthening the U.S. economy and to Congress’s role of ensuring proper investment. Speakers at the briefing described the advanced manufacturing programs at DOC, DOD, DOE and NSF.
Rep. Tom Reed talks “Make it here, sell it there” approach for manufacturers and his "Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act" (RAMI) introduced earlier this session during a recent visit to Nucor in Chemung, New York.