The Mission

The House Manufacturing Caucus examines and promotes policies to help American manufacturers find trained, educated workers, continue to lead the world in developing new industrial technologies, operate on a level playing field with their foreign competitors, and obtain the capital they need to thrive.

Latest News

Nov 1, 2018 Press Release

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded Rep. Tom Reed the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence based on Tom’s votes in the 115th Congress on issues which are critical to manufacturing in the United States. 

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Tom Reed hosted over 175 local manufacturers, industry experts and elected officials on Friday, June 20, 2018 at Alfred State Lake Lodge for the largest ever Annual Manufacturing Summit.

"The Manufacturing Summit was a great opportunity to network and learn about the America Makes program," Co-Executive Director of Incubator Works, Alan Rae said.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Tim Ryan (D-OH), and Paul Tonko (D-NY) today introduced the Developing Tomorrow’s Engineering and Technical Workforce Act.

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Tim Ryan (D-OH), along with Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), have introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution to recognize the first Friday in October as “Manufacturing Day.” This year Manufacturing Day will be Friday, October 6.


  • Congressman Tim Ryan discusses the importance of Advanced Manufacturing for economic development of regions distressed by loss of manufacturing jobs.
  • Representatives Tim Ryan, Mark Takano and Paul Tonko, accompanied by Lieutenant General Michael Dana and Vice Admiral Phil Cullom pushed a large button to transmit design data to the ISS 3D printer. Mr. Donald McCormack, and Made in Space CEO Andrew Rush also took part in the event. Progress of data transmission and confirmation of receipt, which took only a couple minutes, by the ISS was observed on a large computer screen.
  • The fourth annual STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards recognized manufacturing women who exemplify leadership within their companies. This national honor identified the best of the best women in the manufacturing industry, and further encouraged women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue manufacturing careers.
  • The annual “Engineering Public Policy Symposium” organized by ASME in Washington, DC on April 19th was attended by over 130 society leaders from 44 multi-disciplinary engineering organizations (representing more than two million engineers). Administration officials, Members of Congress, and Congressional staff participated in discussions on “Fiscal Year 2017 Federal Research and Development Budget Outlook / Research & Emerging Technologies.”
  • ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) sponsored a Congressional Briefing on Advanced Manufacturing on February 11, 2016. Congressman Tim Ryan spoke to the important role advanced manufacturing plays in strengthening the U.S. economy and to Congress’s role of ensuring proper investment. Speakers at the briefing described the advanced manufacturing programs at DOC, DOD, DOE and NSF.
  • Rep. Tom Reed talks “Make it here, sell it there” approach for manufacturers and his "Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act" (RAMI) introduced earlier this session during a recent visit to Nucor in Chemung, New York.