Youngstown, Ohio – America Makes, which represents the U.S. additive manufacturing, technology and education ecosystem released the following statement on President Biden’s supply chain executive order.
“America Makes applauds President Biden’s critical executive action to secure and strengthen supply chains vital to America’s continued progress. The administration’s order is further validation that America’s advanced manufacturing community has played a crucial role in closing supply chain gaps during the pandemic and continues to drive the U.S. innovation ecosystem by supporting U.S. technological competitiveness.
The pandemic has revealed our untenable overdependence on imports and that the need for the capacity to respond quickly in the face of challenges is paramount for securing our supply chain and ensuring our nation’s continued security, health and prosperity.”
– John Wilczynski, Executive Director America Makes
About America Makes:
America Makes is the nation’s leading public-private partnership for additive manufacturing technology and education. America Makes members from industry, academia, government, workforce and economic development organizations, work together to accelerate the adoption of AM and the nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in 2012 as the Department of Defense’s national manufacturing innovation institute for AM and first of the Manufacturing USA network, America Makes is based in Youngstown, Ohio and managed by the not-for-profit National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). Visit www.americamakes.us to learn more.