OEM Fabricators Hosts Congressman Sean Duffy and Manufacturing Advisory Council
OEM Fabricators, Inc. hosted Congressman Sean Duffy and the 7th Congressional District Manufacturing Advisory Council on November 12, 2013 at its Baldwin facility. S. Mark Tyler, president of OEM Fabricators serves as a member on the council. The purpose of the Manufacturing Advisory Council is to provide a mechanism for manufacturing leaders throughout the 7th Congressional District to offer advice and guidance to Congressman Duffy on issues related to manufacturing.
The council is comprised of members who represent a cross section of Wisconsin’s diverse manufacturing industry within the 7th Congressional District. Members are appointed by Congressman Duffy. During the meeting, Congressman Duffy provided an update on activity in Washington, next there was a discussion on small business issues, followed by a tour of OEM Fabricators, Baldwin operation.
According to Congressman Duffy, “I appreciated the opportunity to hear from some of our area’s top manufacturers about the issues facing that industry today. Workforce development, international trade, government regulations, and health care reform are all impacting their approach to business.” Rep. Duffy continued, “As the largest industry sector in Wisconsin, accounting for 19% of the Wisconsin Gross State Product, it is important for me to hear directly from manufacturers what issues are important to them and what I can do as their Representative in Congress to help them continue to grow and prosper. I look forward to future meetings to build on the great discussion from Tuesday.”