Earlier this month President Obama delivered a speech about the proposed American Jobs Act to Congress. His speech included these remarks: "... we're going to make sure the next generation of manufacturing takes root not in China or Europe, but right here, in the United States of America. If we provide the right incentives and support—and if we make sure our trading partners play by the rules—we can be the ones to build everything from fuel-efficient cars to advanced biofuels to semiconductors that we sell all over the world. That's how America can be number one again. That's how America will be number one again"
These remarks were noted in the September 15 issue of the "Stamping News Brief" e-newsletter delivered to more than 10,000 metal stamping professionals. The newsletter asked readers to share their thoughts about the Jobs Act—whether it should and would be passed, and whether it could have a significant impact on revitalizing U.S. manufacturing and job creation. (more...)