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Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM EDT
President Obama speaks at a steel factory that has become a global leader in producing the advanced high-strength steel that automakers are demanding for newer, more fuel efficient cars and trucks.
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee '2.0' Launches to Move Our Manufacturing Agenda ForwardPosted byon September 26, 2013 at 4:51 PM EDT
Manufacturing is a central pillar of the President’s agenda to create middleclass jobs and grow the economy given its importance for the durability of our industries and the strength of our innovation, which is why the Administration is announcing two significant steps to move our manufacturing agenda forward, including the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee ‘2.0’.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 3:34 PM EDT
Recently, OSTP's Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation, Tom Kalil, interviewed Lina Nilsson, the co-founder of a non-profit organization committed to lowering the cost of biological research in developing countries and expanding access to hands-on science learning in schools and colleges. Lina was recently named one of MIT Technology Review’s “35 Innovators under 35.”
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 1:25 PM EDT
Five years after Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy, we want to help everyone get the context and see the full picture. Check out a behind-the-scenes look of the decision-making process that you won't find anywhere else.
Posted byon August 22, 2013 at 9:27 AM EDT
Today we congratulate our colleagues at the National Endowment for the Arts for their release of a new and fascinating report, "Valuing the Art of Industrial Design: A Profile of the Sector and Its Importance to Manufacturing, Technology, and Innovation"—the first comprehensive look by the Federal Government at the American industrial-design enterprise.
Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT
The bipartisan Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 calls for the creation of a Network for Manufacturing Innovation, expanding our ability to compete for advanced manufacturing jobs by investing in manufacturing technologies and capabilities.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 5:34 PM EDT
In Tennessee, President Obama talks about the first and most important cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recounts her participation in the White House Forum on Global Investment, which highlighted the Obama Administration's support for foreign investment in the United States.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 10:28 AM EDT
Cutting red tape and streamlining the process for making permitting decisions will help us meet the President’s goal of cutting in half the timelines for major infrastructure projects, while creating better outcomes for our communities and for the environment.