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Save the date: 2nd Annual Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing
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The 2nd Annual Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing — Jobs, Trade and the Presidential Election, will take place Tuesday, March 27 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Past chairman of the National Textile Association Roger Berkley will be one of the panelists in the morning session. Panel topics include:

• Why We Need Manufacturing in the U.S. — Can We Succeed Without It?
• National Security, China and the Decline in U.S. Manufacturing
• Manufacturing and the U.S. Jobs Base — What’s Gone Wrong?
• What Do We Need to Do On Trade?
• The Presidential Election: What are the Candidates Saying about Manufacturing and What Should They be Saying?

For more information or to preregister, please contact Lauren Donoghue at (202) 626-8999 or ldonoghue@kslaw.com. Please note that space is limited.
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Seeking US source of woven, sideways stretch fabrics made of both cotton and man-made yarns
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NTA has been contacted by a company looking for a U.S. supplier of woven, sideways stretch fabrics made of both cotton and man-made yarns as per the specifications here. If you are interested in supplying, contact David Trumbull at dtrumbull@nationaltextile.org by March 15. More

Army and Air Force outerwear contract awarded
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Protective Products Enterprises, Inc., of Sunrise, Fla., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum $119,879,068 for improved outer tactical vest and outer tactical vest components. There are no other locations of performance. Using services are Army and Air Force. There were six responses to the Web solicitation. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012/2013 defense working capital funds. The date of performance completion is Feb. 27, 2013. More
   

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