Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

March 13, 2014
Made in the U.S.A.: Small Businesses and a New Domestic Manufacturing Renaissance

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled, Made in the U.S.A.: Small Businesses and a New Domestic Manufacturing Renaissance.  The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine if re-shoring is occurring, what factors are influencing this trend and what a growth in American manufacturing could mean for small businesses.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Tom Rice (R-SC)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Ms. Shirley Mills, Director, The Boston Company, Boston, MA
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  • Mr. Robert Hitt, Secretary, South Carolina Department of Commerce, Columbia, SC
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  • Mr. Kevin Harberts, President/CEO Kryton Engineered Metals, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Ms. Mei Xu, CEO, Owner, Chesapeake Bay Candle, Bethesda, MD
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