Fighting words from the pro-manufacturing battlefront

Mar 04, 2011 | 04:09 PM |

Tags  dan dimicco, nucor, toll processing, steel, manufacturing, u.s. economy, obama, health care china

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Can U.S. manufacturing be resuscitated?

Dan DiMicco and the Manufacturing Council on which he serves say "yes." But to solve a problem, you have to first identify the problem, the Nucor Corp. executive emphasized, otherwise "you don’t have an ice cube’s chance in hell."

The following select quotes, drawn from an impassioned speech DiMicco delivered at Toll Processing ’11, address problems and challenges facing the U.S. manufacturing sector.

On the U.S. economy:

"This recession, unfortunately, is not over. We are still in one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression."

On U.S. economic recovery:....





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