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Spotlight on Commerce: Glorimar “Glo” Maldonado, Diversity Program Manager, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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Guest blog post by Glorimar “Glo” Maldonado, Diversity Program Manager, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) (September 15-October 15) is a time to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The theme for HHM 2020 is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past...

Spotlight on Commerce: Juan Bauza, Economic Development Representative for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Blog post by Juan Bauza, Economic Development Representative for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Economic Development Administration My name is Juan Bauza and I’m the Economic Development Representative (EDR) for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Philadelphia Regional Office. My main responsibilities are to build strategic...

Manufacturing Day 2020

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"President Donald Trump continues to fulfill his promises to American manufacturers. His negotiation of fair trade deals like the United State, Mexico, Canada Agreement secured strong, innovative new rules of origin that put American workers first and strengthen the U.S. manufacturing base to support more manufacturing." Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Jackson County Extension Services in Marianna, Florida

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Introduced by Clint Pate, Chairman, Jackson County Board of County Commissioners. Thank you, Clint, for that kind introduction and for welcoming us to what will soon be an impressive new manufacturing and production site. And my thanks to President and CEO of Enterprise Florida Jamal Sowell, Commissioners Jim Peacock and Eric Hill, and Mayor Travis Ephriam for joining us this morning. Together...

Manufacturing Still Among Top Five U.S. Employers

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The manufacturing sector has a major impact on the U.S. economy. This week the Commerce Department's U.S. Census Bureau recognizes just how big an impact. Held every year on the first Friday in October, Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) showcases the contributions of this key economic sector. MFG Day helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by encouraging thousands of companies and...

Spotlight on Commerce: Rodrigo Vilaseca, Mechanical Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)

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Guest blog by Rodrigo Vilaseca, Mechanical Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Hi! I am Rodrigo Vilaseca, and I am a mechanical engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR). I’ve been working here for a little over 14 years, but I’m not originally from the DMV. I was born in Cochabamba...

Commerce Department Continues to Provide Up-to-Date Information on the Health of the American Economy

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., it has been more important than ever to get the most up-to-date information on the health of the American economy. The U.S. Commerce Department plays a vital role in producing some of the most closely watched economic statistics that affect decisions made by policy makers, business leaders, and the American public. More than 100 surveys are...

Spotlight on Commerce: Siobhan Siaca: Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)

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Blog post by Siobhan Siaca, Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) I am honored to be nominated to represent my culture for the U.S. Department of Commerce during the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. My name is Siobhan Siaca and I am an Attorney Advisor with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) within the Office of General Counsel. I’ve been with CLDP for...