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  • Reed Manufacturing Bill Gets White House Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Rep. Tom Reed and his manufacturing bill were praised today at the White House as the President announced two new manufacturing hubs, the kind created under Reed’s Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act (RAMI). The President reiterated his support for Reed’s bill and his hope that it will become law. “The more awareness we can raise and conversations we can have to educate on the bill, the better,” Reed said of today’s recognition. “We continue the work to position the 23rd distric... Read more

  • Reed Working to Position Southern Tier-Finger Lakes Region for Manufacturing Hub
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Rep. Tom Reed at Scott Rotary Seals in Olean on Monday Rep. Tom Reed met Monday with local manufacturers for a manufacturing advisory board roundtable and to formally present his Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 (RAMI). The group met at Scott Rotary Seals in Olean to brainstorm how to position the region best for its very own manufacturing hub, the kind of innovation center created under RAMI. In addition, Reed gave an overview of federal legislation impacting manufa... Read more

  • Reed Manufacturing Bill Included in State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Rep. Tom Reed’s manufacturing bill was highlighted in the President’s 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday evening as he pledged support for the initiative in getting Americans back to work. Reed and Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA) introduced the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act in the House last summer with a companion bill introduced in the Senate by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH). The President said: “We also have the chance, right now, to beat other countri... Read more

  • REED’S MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE PROMOTED BY PRESIDENT
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Rep. Tom Reed’s Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act (RAMI) was recognized by the President this week as a vehicle for job creation and substantial manufacturing job growth among American manufacturers. “It’s extremely encouraging that the President has chosen to highlight a main initiative in our office as a game-changer for manufacturing in America,” Reed said. “The next generation of innovation is right here at home and we’re ready to get it off the ground. The President’s ann... Read more

  • Congressman Tom Reed at Cutco to Talk American Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Congressman Tom Reed and CUTCO President and COO Jim Stitt, Jr. at CUTCO's Olean facility Monday for a tour and meeting with employees and CUTCO leadership. Congressman Tom Reed Monday visited CUTCO Cutlery’s Olean location for a tour of the facility, a meeting with Cutco senior leadership and a town hall-style question and answer session with Cutco department heads, employees and union officials. “There’s no better way to get a feel for the manufacturing climate than to be meeting with em... Read more

  • Reed Announces Big Win for Local Steel Manufacturers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Congressman Tom Reed Tuesday announced a big win for local steel manufacturers: the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will maintain the trade remedy on hot-rolled steel from China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and Ukraine. As a result, U.S. steel manufacturers, including Nucor Vulcraft in Chemung, will benefit from ITC protections against unfairly-traded imports. “This is a big win for the entire United States steel industry and the jobs and industries it supports,” Congressman Ree... Read more

  • Congressman Reed Brings Manufacturing, Natural Gas under Same Roof for Talk of Jobs, Expansion
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy, Manufacturing Caucus

    Congressman Tom Reed brought together two fields experiencing a renaissance of growth – natural gas and manufacturing – Thursday to examine what is making these fields successful and how to extend and expand upon that growth. Reed hosted the Congressional Natural Gas Caucus and the House Manufacturing Caucus for a joint discussion with caucus members and expert panelists in the field. Congressman Reed co-chairs both bipartisan caucuses. “The jobs impact is what is truly remarkable,” Congressman ... Read more

  • Congressman Reed at Lufkin to Talk Manufacturing Caucus, Rami, and Making Manufacturing Successful in New York
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Congressman Tom Reed visited local manufacturer Lufkin-RMT Wednesday, at the manufacturer’s newly expanded location in Wellsville. The facility tour and visit with employees was an opportunity for Lufkin to share with Reed what Washington can do to lower the cost of doing business in New York and encourage manufacturers to do what Reed calls the “make it here, sell it there” approach to American manufacturing. “Manufacturers like Lufkin are our nation’s job creators and are central to the Ameri... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN REED’S HOUSE MANUFACTURING CAUCUS HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON REED’S MANUFACTURING BILL
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Photo caption (from left to right): Rep. Tom Reed, Dr. Phil Singerman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Dr. Aaron Martin of Northrop Grumman, Dr. David Danielson of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Jonathan Davis of Semicondu Congressman Tom Reed and the House Manufacturing Caucus welcomed a panel of experts Tuesday to Washington for a discussion on the “National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) – Past, Present and Future.” The caucus delved into a conve... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN REED VISITS NUCOR, DISCUSSES REED’S MANUFACTURING BILL
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy, Manufacturing Caucus

    Congressman Tom Reed with Mike Heine, Vice President and General Manager for Nucor discussing the new solar panel system being installed at Nucor in Chemung. Congressman Tom Reed Monday visited local manufacturer Nucor in Chemung for a tour of the facility’s new solar panel system being installed to cut down on operating costs and improve energy efficiency. Reed was joined by Nucor Vice President and General Manager Mike Heine and George Miner, President of Southern Tier Economic Growth (STEG).... Read more