CHICAGO Steel processor
and distributor Worthington Industries Inc. said it will host a
public meeting of the Ohio House 21st Century Manufacturing
Task Force in Columbus this Thursday.
The hearing is designed to bring
together Ohios manufacturing community and policymakers
as they work to improve Ohios manufacturing
competitiveness, the Columbus-based steel company said.
Recommendations from this
hearing, along with six others conducted throughout the state,
will be presented to Ohios speaker of the house by the
end of the year, it said.
Participants will include speakers from Dearborn,
Mich.-based Ford Motor Co., Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler
Group LLC, Marysville, Ohio-based Honda of America
Manufacturing Inc. and Worthington, among others.