Hearing to Discuss the Overall Economic Climate for Manufacturing

Pennsylvania Manufacturing Caucus Hearing

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

United States Steel Mon Valley Works Training Center
1 South Linden Street, Duquesne, PA  15110


Noon               Lunch (optional) 

1 PM               Welcome and Introductions 

  • Senator Kim Ward, Co-Chair
  • Senator Jim Brewster, Co-Chair

1:15 PM          The State of Manufacturing

A discussion on the overall economic climate for manufacturing and key policy areas for the sector to include energy, infrastructure and regulatory challenges.

Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association

  • David Taylor – President
  • Carl Marrara – Vice President, Government Affairs

1:45 PM          Made in America Initiatives

A discussion of policies to encourage products to be “Made in America.”

Alliance for American Manufacturing

  • Scott Paul – President

PA Steel Alliance

  • Chris Masciantonio – General Manager – State Government Affairs, United States Steel Corporation

2:30 PM          Energy and Manufacturing

A discussion on the importance of reliable, affordable energy for manufacturing competitiveness. 

Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

  • Matt Smith – President

Pennsylvania Coal Alliance

  • Rachel Gleason – Executive Director

3 PM               Plant Tour (optional)

                        Clairton Coke Plant