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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2013

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Matt Lavoie
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Maine Manufacturers Meet with Senator King to Discuss Jobs and the Economy
Windham Millwork, Inc. and NAM Host Congressional Dialogue


WASHINGTON, DC - Senator Angus King (I-ME) took part in a forum earlier today hosted by Windham Millwork, Inc. and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Business leaders in Maine engaged Senator King about the challenges they are facing and how policies coming from Washington are impacting their businesses.

“Manufacturers of all sizes throughout Maine and those either directly employed in manufacturing or working as part of the supply chain want to see manufacturing grow. Today, manufacturers and Senator King discussed how to work together to develop policies that support the manufacturing sector in Maine and across our country,” said Bruce Pulkkinen, CEO of Windham Millwork, Inc. “We thank Senator King for taking the time today to meet with manufacturers.”

“In these uncertain economic times, manufacturers in Maine are fighting to remain competitive in the global marketplace,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons. “Today’s forum was a positive opportunity for manufacturers to talk with Senator King about the issues that impact their businesses and their ability to hire, aggressive overregulation and the burdensome tax code.” The Senator and the guests then took a plant tour of Windham Millwork’s plant, a plant that blends old world craftsmen with high-tech manufacturing.

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The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing has a presence in every single congressional district providing good, high-paying jobs. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.

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