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Congressman Randy Hultgren

Representing the 14th District of ILLINOIS

Hultgren Earns Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Award, Promotes Manufacturing Day at Scot Forge with Students

Oct 7, 2016
Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) celebrated and promoted Illinois manufacturers and National Manufacturing Day at Scot Forge in Spring Grove with students from Crystal Lake South High School and Cary Grove High School. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) once again awarded Rep. Hultgren the NAM’s Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for supporting policies identified by the NAM as critical to the success of manufacturing in the United States during the 114th Congress.

(Rep. Hultgren addresses high school students at Scot Forge)

"Our manufacturers are a strong base of jobs and economic growth in the 14th District, and I’m always impressed by innovators like Scot Forge that are on the cutting edge of technological achievement,” said Rep. Hultgren. “Manufacturing means jobs, which is why we must continue to support our local businesses and inspire our young people to enter these fields. I want to thank the National Association of Manufacturers for their exceptional honor, and I am proud to be associated with the outstanding work NAM is doing on behalf of manufacturers in my district, Illinois and across the nation. A thriving manufacturing sector is vital to our economy, putting people to work and driving growth. I share NAM’s vision of enhancing America’s position as the best place in the world to manufacture and attract investment."

(Rep. Hultgren with Crystal Lake, Cary Grove high school students)

These awards are based on members of Congress’s votes on key manufacturing legislation identified by the NAM in the 114th Congress. These included key votes on issues such as energy policy, taxes and regulations, among others. Voting records for all members of Congress and further details about NAM Key Manufacturing Votes are available here.

About the NAM:
The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing has a presence in every single congressional district providing good, high-paying jobs. For more information about the Manufacturers, please visit