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DIALOGUE WITH | STACI DAVIDSON

AUGUST 2017

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fast action. "I'm encouraged that the White
House is talking about manufacturing this
week," he said during Made in America
week. "However, if we really want to support and grow American manufacturing, we
need more than theme weeks and slogans;
we need new ideas, new policies and real
leadership from the White House."
Manufacturers continue to call on the
administration to support a range of initiatives, including infrastructure investments
and STEM education. Manufacturing Today wants to hear from you - does Made in
America week help your business?

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Our country's manufacturing industry is
happy to celebrate products that are made
in America, as well as the companies dedicated to keeping production stateside. In
fact, every year on Manufacturing Day - and
throughout the year - the industry highlights all the work various operations are
doing to build the domestic base.
But sometimes celebrations are not
enough - manufacturers want more substantive support. The White House's "Made
in America" week in July recognized companies from each state for manufacturing
their products in the United States. But
both sides of the aisle continue to call for
legislation to encourage further domestic
development.
In June, U.S. Senators Pat Roberts
(R-Kan.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced the Invent and Manufacture in America Act, which offers tax cuts for those who
manufacture and conduct R&D in America.
"Our legislation would increase cash flow
for small businesses and start-ups involved
in R&D-intensive activities by reducing
past, current and future tax liabilities, leading to permanent tax savings," Roberts said.
Sen. Coons stressed the importance of

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