Rep. Brad Wenstrup to Visit Sheffer Corporation in Blue Ash to Tout Tax Reform and Discuss the Skills Gap Crisis

Rep. Wenstrup to Participate in Facility Tour and Business Leader Roundtable

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Sheffer Corporation will host Rep. Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) for a facility tour and business leader roundtable focused on the historic tax reform law and the skills gap crisis in manufacturing.

Manufacturing contributes an estimated $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy and supports 687,400 jobs in Ohio alone, according to the NAM. Since the enactment of tax reform, the manufacturing industry has added 192,000 jobs—more than double the number of jobs created over the same period last year.

Details are as follows and for planning purposes only:

 

WHAT:

Facility Tour and Business Leader Roundtable

 

WHO:

Rep. Brad Wenstrup (OH-2)
Jeffrey R. Norris, President and CEO, Sheffer Corporation

Todd Shelton, Director of Regional Public Affairs, NAM

 

WHEN:          

Friday, August 31

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

 

WHERE:          

Sheffer Corporation

6990 Cornell Road

Blue Ash, OH 45242

 

 

MEDIA RSVP: Members of the media interested in attending the event should contact NAM Director of Regional Public Affairs Todd Shelton at tshelton@nam.org . For all questions not related to event logistics, please email NAM Media Relations at mediarequests@nam.org. Members of the media are welcome to cover the facility tour at 2:15 p.m. To schedule an interview with Rep. Wenstrup, please contact his communications director, Ann Tumolo, at ann.tumolo@mail.house.gov.

-NAM-

 

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.

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