Manufacturing issues the topic for democrats at candidate forum
Democratic candidates for president senators Barack Obama of Illinois and Hillary Clinton of New York will take part in a forum on issues in manufacturing on Monday, April 14.
Democratic candidates for president senators Barack Obama of Illinois and Hillary Clinton of New York will take part in a forum on issues in manufacturing Monday, April 14, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.
The focus of the forum is on strengthening American manufacturing and addressing China and its trade practices, and the candidates will present their proposals to address the challenges facing America’s manufacturers. Sponsored by the Alliance for American Manufacturing , the event is not open to the general public.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey