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 – Congressmen Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduce the Pre-College Engineering Education Act, which makes it easier for school districts to incorporate engineering education in their science standards. Ryan and Reed are co-chairs of the House Manufacturing Caucus.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tim Ryan yesterday fought to protect the United States steel industry from unfair trade practices. Countries like China are continuing to illegally attack our nation’s manufacturing workers by dumping steel into our markets and diluting the price of the product.
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.
Congressman Tim Ryan congratulating the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) for receiving a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).