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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Manufacturing USA: New Brand for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

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CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that “Manufacturing USA” is the new brand name for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. The network consists of public-private institutes dedicated to securing the nation’s future through manufacturing innovation, education, and collaboration. Secretary Pritzker made the announcement at the annual International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

“Today, I am thrilled to announce Manufacturing USA. With our new name, Manufacturing USA captures the geographic reach of a network that spans our country and is positioned to benefit companies of all sizes from coast to coast,” said Secretary Pritzker. “But more importantly, this name embodies our vision for a unified American manufacturing sector – where the brightest minds and the most innovative companies come together to develop the most cutting-edge technology in the world.”

Read the full Department of Commerce announcement.

Released September 12, 2016, Updated February 8, 2019