America's New Manufacturing: A Special Report

On April 23, Washington Post Live convened top elected officials, executives and innovators to discuss the new era of manufacturing in America.

    Back to ‘Made in America’?

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    • Back to ‘Made in America’?

      Back to ‘Made in America’?

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    • Innovation: The jackpot for American manufacturers

      Innovation: The jackpot for American manufacturers

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    • It’s not the Jetsons, but...

      It’s not the Jetsons, but...

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    • Opinion: Dispelling myths about manufacturing

      Opinion: Dispelling myths about manufacturing

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    Excerpts

    Anthony Foxx

    Anthony Foxx

    Mayor of Charlotte, N.C.

    Bill Haslam

    Bill Haslam

    Governor, Tennessee (R)

     

    Sherrod Brown

    U.S. Senator (D-Ohio)

    Amy Klobuchar

    U.S. Senator (D-Minn.)

    Ron Bloom

    Vice Chairman, Lazard Frères & Co; Former Assistant to President Obama for Manufacturing Policy

    Bill Krueger

    Senior Vice President, Nissan North America

    Allan McArtor

    Chairman, Airbus Americas

    Fred Hochberg

    Chair of Export-Import Bank of U.S.

    Michael Gazarik

    Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA

    Eric Spiegel

    President and CEO, Siemens Corporation

    Kirsten Billhardt

    Manufacturing Industry Strategist, Dell

    Michael Molnar

    Chief Manufacturing Officer, NIST

    William Gary

    Vice President of Workforce Development, Northern Virginia Community College

    Diana Peters

    Executive Director, Symbol Training Institute

    Jennifer McNelly

    President, Manufacturing Institute