Rep. Barbara Comstock Joins Manufacturing Leaders in Middletown to Discuss Impact of Tax Reform

Congresswoman to Visit Thermo Fisher Scientific of Virginia for Employee Town Hall and Business Leader Roundtable Discussion

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Thermo Fisher will host Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) for an employee town hall and business leader roundtable discussion on the historic tax reform law and its impact on Virginia’s 10th District.

Manufacturing contributes an estimated $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy and supports 229,800 jobs in Virginia alone. This event will highlight why manufacturers are feeling confident about the future of the industry on the heels of historic tax reform and what the signed legislation means for Virginia’s growing manufacturing sector.

Details are as follows and for planning purposes only:


Employee Town Hall and Business Leader Roundtable Discussion on Tax Reform



Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)
John Schueler, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Diagnostics, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Jay Timmons, President and CEO, NAM
Keith Smith, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Mobilization, NAM



Friday, April 6

10:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT



Thermo Fisher Scientific

8365 Valley Pike

Middletown, VA 22645


MEDIA RSVP: Members of the media interested in attending the town hall should contact NAM Director of Regional Public Affairs Josh Ward at Media Q&A will take place at approximately 11:05 a.m. Please note that video will only be allowed during the media Q&A session. To schedule an interview with Rep. Comstock, please contact the Congresswoman’s Communications Director Jeff Marschner at


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

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