Charlotte Manufacturing Summit: Closing the Divide Business Wire -- September 27, 2012 Metals Service Center Institute: “A Manufacturing Summit: Closing the Divide Between Jobs, Policy and Growth” will be co-hosted by the national Metals WHAT Service Center Institute (MSCI) and the South Atlantic chapter and is one of 11 to be held this election year around the country. WHO MSCI president and CEO Bob Weidner, III MSCI chapter president Joe Baucom, vice president, southeastern region, Marmon/Keystone, LLC Bill Jones, vice chairman, O'Neal Industries; Michael C. Arnold, president & CEO, Ryerson Inc.; and James Darsey, executive vice president, Nucor Corp. All republican and democrat federal candidates have been invited to participate. WHEN Oct. 8, 2012 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. presentations; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. networking reception WHERE Renaissance Charlotte Suites 2800 Coliseum Centre Drive Charlotte, NC 28217 BACKGROUND The purpose of the meeting is to: • Mobilize the metals industry—producers, service centers, processors and end users—in advance of the 2012 elections around the many issues that threaten the long-term outlook for manufacturing and the U.S. economy; and • Educate candidates on these issues so that they may better understand how their action, or inaction, directly influences our industry’s ability to grow, increase jobs and stay competitive. The summit will present a unique opportunity for local and national industry leaders, employees and policy experts to discuss what is needed for a thriving and competitive manufacturing sector and to hear candidates’ views on key issues. HOW Attendees: To register for the event or for more information, contact Maria Haughton, 704-928-2440 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact: Jonathan Kalkwarf 847-485-3007, cell 773-835-6108 Ashley DeVecht 847-485-3011; cell 616-260-2785 Founded in 1909, the Metals Service Center Institute, based in Rolling Meadows, Ill., has over 400 member companies operating from more than 1,500 locations in the United States, Canada, ABOUT Mexico and throughout the world. Together MSCI members constitute the largest single group of metals purchasers in North America, amounting each year to more than 55 million tons of steel, aluminum and other metals, with about 300,000 manufacturers and fabricators as customers. For more information, visit www.msci.org. “Like” us on Facebook at Metals Service Center Institute, follow us on Twitter @MSCITweets, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Metals Service Center Institute. Contact: Metals Service Center Institute Jonathan Kalkwarf, 847-485-3007 Cell: 773-835-6108 or Ashley DeVecht, 847-485-3011 Cell: 616-260-2785
Charlotte Manufacturing Summit: Closing the Divide
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