Council on Competitiveness Releases American Manufacturing strategy

  • December 08, 2011
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation
  • News

December 8, 2011 -The National Competitive Summit in Washington, D.C., released MAKE: AN AMERICAN MANUFACTURING MOVEMENT, a strategy that maps how the United States can lead the world in 21st Century advanced manufacturing that will be at the heart of our nation's long-term productivity and prosperity. The report can be downloaded at:

Under the leadership of Council Chairman and Deere & Company Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen and a steering committee of 60 CEOs, university presidents, labor leaders, and laboratory directors, MAKE was released to Congress, the White House and all 50 governors. The recommendations are the result of hundreds of interviews conducted over nearly three years by Deloitte, as well as dozens of dialogues where Council members and national thought leaders came together to discuss specific manufacturing topics.

Rockwell Automation president Keith Nosbusch is among the 60 participating CEOs who contributed to the contents in the report; Rockwell Automation is a Chairman’s Sponsor of the Summit. The Council on Competitiveness, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan organization whose membership consists exclusively of corporate CEOs, presidents of universities, and heads of labor unions, hosted its National Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit on Dec. 7-8. The Council provides policy recommendations to make America more competitive in the international market place. About the Council on Competitiveness The 21st Century poses new challenges to American competitiveness – globalization, high-speed communications, enterprise resilience, and energy sustainability issues are forcing organizations at all levels to rethink and redefine how U.S. companies will remain competitive. After more than two decades, the Council on Competitiveness continues to set an action agenda to drive U.S. productivity and leadership in world markets and to raise the standard of living for all Americans.   

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