Webinar – Cracking the Code: How to Bring On Gen Z Makers

If you attended the 2018 Operations Managers Meeting, you’ll remember Elena Valentine , CEO of Skill Scout, and her presentation on using video job descriptions to connect with the younger workforce. She is presenting a free webinar on attracting young talent October 8. You can check out a clip and sign up at the link: … Continue reading Webinar – Cracking the Code: How to Bring On Gen Z Makers

Operations Managers Meeting: Earlybird and Hotel Deadline September 23

There’s just about one week left to register for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting in Birmingham. Alabama at the discounted registration and room rate. We’ve got an information packed program you won’t want to miss, and two plant tours: M&B Metal Products and Vulcan Steel Products.  Register today! Program: Workforce Development: Partnerships that Work – … Continue reading Operations Managers Meeting: Earlybird and Hotel Deadline September 23

2019 Operations Managers Meeting – Discount Still Available!

Registration for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting is still available at the discounted rate. The deadline has been extended to October 4, and discounted hotel rooms are still available by contacting Heather at houthuse@awpa.org. Is your company looking to partner with local organizations like community colleges or economic development organizations to grow your manufacturing workforce? … Continue reading 2019 Operations Managers Meeting – Discount Still Available!

Registration for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting Is Now Open

This year’s Operations Managers Meeting tackles workforce issues head on. Is your company looking to partner with local organizations like community colleges or economic development organizations to grow your manufacturing workforce? We’ve got an expert on that. Thinking about automation or robotics to take over some of that previously human labor on your shop floor? … Continue reading Registration for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting Is Now Open

Govt Affairs Conference: 12 Hours Left to Save – Earlybird Deadline Ends Today!

Don’t miss out on the best value for your company. Today is the final day to register with the Earlybird Registration and Hotel Reservation discounts. Register for the meeting here. Make reservations at the Hyatt here. Program Update: Ken Monahan, Director of International Trade Policy for the National Association of Manufacturers, will speak at Wednesday’s … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: 12 Hours Left to Save – Earlybird Deadline Ends Today!

AWPA Announces Issue Agenda for September Conference

The AWPA’s Government Relations Advisory Committee has set the agenda for the upcoming Congressional Visits to be held on September 11, in conjunction with the 2019 Government Affairs Conference. We’ll provide the industry data that shows the value of the industry to the US economy. In addition, we’ll have topical material on the following issues: … Continue reading AWPA Announces Issue Agenda for September Conference

Government Affairs Conference – Earlybird and Hotel Deadline is August 19

To get the best value for your company, register and make your hotel reservations before Monday, August 19. With so many issues on the agenda – tariffs, USMCA ratification, developments in the 2020 election –you won’t want to miss this fall’s meeting. Click here to register by August 19 to get the best value. Click … Continue reading Government Affairs Conference – Earlybird and Hotel Deadline is August 19

Register for the Govt Affairs Conference Today – the USMCA Needs Your Voice

The passage of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement will not make the Congressional agenda before the August recess, making your voice crucial on Capitol Hill this fall. This development means September will be a key time to advocate for the USMCA to Congress, and prevent it falling into the bottomless chasm of election year politics. As … Continue reading Register for the Govt Affairs Conference Today – the USMCA Needs Your Voice

301 Tariff Exclusion Process Begins for Chinese Imports on List 3

On June 30, the Office of the US Trade Representative opened the process for requesting exclusions to Section 301 tariffs on Chinese products on List 3. The products on List 3 include Wire Products from Chapter 73 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). The process is very different than the exclusion … Continue reading 301 Tariff Exclusion Process Begins for Chinese Imports on List 3

3 Steps to Support USMCA Day of Action

Today, manufacturers and the business community nationwide are rallying together to tell Congress to pass a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, the USMCA. This agreement will level the playing field with Mexico and Canada by expanding U.S. access to those markets. The USMCA strengthens and modernizes America’s innovation engine. Please join in NAM’s … Continue reading 3 Steps to Support USMCA Day of Action