Manufacturing roundtable: Helping businesses grow and thrive

Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry is the eighth largest in the nation with an economic impact of $92 billion. Twelve companies joined 12 lawmakers for a discussion on how to make Pennsylvania’s economy stronger, which included workforce issues, innovation, growth opportunities, market pressures and regulations impacting manufacturing in Pennsylvania.

The policy hearing covered what legislation is needed to support and grow existing manufacturers in Pennsylvania and was held at the Penn State Innovation Hub, 123 S. Burrowes Street, State College on Tuesday, February 1 at 11:30 a.m.

Host + Testifiers

  • Hosted by: Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, Chair of the Policy Committee, and Rep. Mike Schlossberg, Chair of the Manufacturing Caucus
  • Testimony consisted of a roundtable discussion with participants from across the Commonwealth who traveled to participate in person or logged on, including: Metal Integrity East and West, Restek Corporation, Diamondback Covers, Lake Erie Rubber and Manufacturing, GeorgeKo Industries, ILSCO Extrusion, The Fredericks Company, C.L. Sturkey Inc., and Lehigh Valley Plastics.

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage

Hearing Video + Photos