Join the Debate on Policy Options

By Frost & Sullivan, Special for  USDR

In advance of the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC) will host a special virtual debate on the industrial priorities and potential policies for the future of U.S. manufacturing under the new Trump  administration.

Join this special session to hear the latest thinking on issues such as advanced technologies, international trade, innovation institutes, regulatory reform, energy and the environment, tax policy and workforce  skills.

Thought  Leaders:

  • Dr. Robert Atkinson, president and chief executive of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
  • John Bernaden, co-founder and past vice chairman of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, and former director of corporate affairs at Rockwell Automation
  • Peter Holicki, senior vice president, manufacturing and engineering, environment, health and safety operations, and emergency services and security at The Dow Chemical Company
  • Jerry J. Jasinowski, former president of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and member, board of advisors, at the Manufacturing Institute
  • Congressman Tim Ryan, co-chair of the House Manufacturing Caucus (Expected guest panelist)
  • Richard Sade, vice president and chief operating officer, S&S Hinge; member, board of governors, the Manufacturing Leadership Council; and vice chairman of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)

Attend this panel  to:

  • Discover what new policies will help U.S. companies on their journey to Manufacturing 4.0
  • Understand how the Trump administration can secure an industrial long-term future and what strategies can be employed moving forward
  • Hear how the new government can help grow the manufacturing workforce


To request an invite to the panel debate, click here. For press inquiries, email Jaylon Brinkley, Corporate Communications –

About the Manufacturing Leadership  Council

Founded in 2008, the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s vision is to create and inspire a global community of manufacturing executives who believe in the proposition that manufacturing is the fundamental driver of economic and social prosperity, and that its growth will lead to a better future and a higher standard of living for all people. The MLC’s mission is to inspire manufacturing executives to achieve transformational growth for themselves, their companies, and for the industry at large through enlightened  leadership.

The Council focuses on the intersection of advanced technologies and the business, identifying growth and improvement opportunities in the operation, organization and leadership of manufacturing enterprises. In support of this, the Council produces an extensive portfolio of leadership networking, information, and professional development products, programs, and  services.

For more information and to join the MLC, please visit

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