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The Department of Commerce is focused on continuing to bring manufacturing into the 21st century across the United States through innovative new techniques, a next-gen workforce and a driven economy. Through Manufacturing USA, Commerce is able to reach new heights in sector innovation and funding.

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Manufacturing Month 2021: Celebrating Women-Led Manufacturers Like Woofables, the Gourmet Dog Treat Bakery in Coralville, Iowa

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In today’s manufacturing world, women play a much larger role than they have in the past. From leadership in the front office to machine operators on the shop floor, women of all ages are changing the stereotypes and face of manufacturing. Women-led firms, like all U.S. manufacturers, have dealt with many challenges during the pandemic. Manufacturing Day 2021 events across the country, which are...

Manufacturing Month: Deputy Secretary Don Graves Stresses Administration’s Commitment to Equitable Workforce Training in Ohio: Announces $3.6 Million Grant for Workforce Development Facility in Cleveland

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Emphasizes Importance of Broadband & Racial Equity to Workforce Development In honor of Manufacturing Month, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio from October 6-8, where he addressed the Administration’s commitment to closing the labor gap and putting Americans back to work in the wake of the pandemic. While there, Deputy Secretary Graves...

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the Cleveland Cuyahoga Community College Roundtable

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Hello everyone! It’s great to be here with you at the Cuyahoga Community College Roundtable. Thank you, Dr. Johnson, for that kind introduction and for organizing this event. I’d also like to thank our Northern Ohio District Export Council members for volunteering your time to support our trade community. And I want to express my gratitude to Jodi Berg from Vitamix and Jack Schron from Jergens for...

U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation: A Joint Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong signed a Memorandum of Understanding implementing the U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation (the Partnership), which aims to strengthen U.S.-Singapore trade and investment collaboration. The Partnership expands and elevates work done under the U.S.-Singapore Infrastructure...

Manufacturing Month 2021: Celebrating Resilient U.S. Manufacturers Like Custom Contract Furnishings in High Point, North Carolina

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Many U.S. manufacturers responded to the pandemic’s challenges. Manufacturing Day 2021 events across the country, which are happening throughout the month of October, are celebrating America’s manufacturing resilience during this difficult time. Events like in-person or virtual tours are helping community members see these modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities that have survived, and in some...

Manufacturing Continues to be Among Top Five Largest Employment Sectors

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It’s no secret the manufacturing sector has a major impact on the U.S. economy, and every year Manufacturing Week offers an opportunity to recognize this sector’s significant impact on the nation. Manufacturing Week is designed to coincide with Manufacturing Day, which has been held the first Friday in October since 2011. U.S. Census Bureau’s 10th-anniversary celebration of Manufacturing Week...

Manufacturing Day 2021: Celebrating Resilient U.S. Manufacturers Like Headframe Spirits in Butte, Montana

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Manufacturing Day 2021 (MFG Day), Oct. 1, 2021, is an opportunity to celebrate the resilience of U.S. manufacturing. Due to the pandemic, America’s manufacturers faced closures, difficulty finding workers, and trouble sourcing materials. Yet many manufacturing firms completely changed course, keeping doors opened, people employed, and producing the things we need. This can-do spirit of problem...

Secretary Raimondo Outlines Agenda to Increase American Competitiveness

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Thank you, David, for that introduction. It’s an honor to be here with you all today. Over the past six months, I’ve had an opportunity to define how the Commerce Department contributes to President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Our strategy is designed to achieve an overarching goal: to improve America’s economic competitiveness so that our workers and our companies succeed in the global...

Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Meeting with EU Commissioner Thierry Breton

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Today, Secretary Raimondo met with her counterpart, European Union Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton, who visited Washington for a series of meetings on U.S.-EU cooperation on boosting vaccine manufacturing, ramping up semiconductor production, and strengthening supply chain security in critical sectors. Secretary Raimondo reaffirmed the importance the Biden Administration places on...

Department of Commerce Announces Referendum to Establish Concrete Masonry Checkoff Program

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The Department of Commerce today announced the beginning of a 30-day voting period for certain manufacturers to decide whether to establish an industry-funded checkoff program devoted to the research, education, and promotion of concrete masonry products. A checkoff is an industry-supported, industry-led program designed to have industry-wide participation and funding to advance the industry and...