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Media Advisory: GAMA to Join U.S. Congressional Leaders at Manufacturing Jobs Event

GAMA NEWS 16-27 For Immediate Release: Jun 28, 2016

Washington, DC—General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO Pete Bunce will join U.S. Congressional and industry leaders for a Manufacturing Jobs for America Summer Rally on Wednesday, June 29 on Capitol Hill. The event, “Built to Last: Establishing the Blueprint for a Thriving Workforce and Domestic Manufacturing Base,” will look at how to establish a public policy blueprint to ensure the continued success of U.S. manufacturing in a changing global landscape.

Speakers at the event are slated to include U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Co-Chairs of Manufacturing Jobs for America, and U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Al Franken (D-MN), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Gary Peters (D-MI). Jeffrey Zients, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, is also scheduled to speak, as are leaders from GE Aviation Composites, Carnegie Mellon University, The Mellman Group, and the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

The event is free and open to the press and public.

What: 2016 Manufacturing Jobs for America Summer Rally, “Built to Last: Establishing the Blueprint for a Thriving Workforce and Domestic Manufacturing Base”

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 3-5 p.m.

Where: Senate Russell Office Building 325 (Kennedy Caucus Room)

Questions: Please contact Brian Winseck at or Peter Winter at

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GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.