Field Investigation on China's Impact on the U.S. Manufacturing Base

Hearing Transcript: 

Friday, January 30, 2004

Blatt Building, Room 101  

State House Capitol Complex Pendleton and Assembly Streets

Columbia, South Carolina



Congressional Perspectives

  • Senator Ernest F. Hollings (D-SC)
  • Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC)

Panel I: Textiles/Apparel

Panel II: Steel

  • Bob Johns, Marketing Director, Nucor Corp.
  • Timothy J. Dillon Sr. Vice President, Commercial Georgetown Steel Company LLC(Remarks)
  • Larry Murray, United Steelworkers of America (USWA)

Panel III: Trends in Trade and South Carolina Manufacturing

  • Lewis F. Gossett, President, South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)
  • Donna DeWitt, President, South Carolina AFL-CIO
  • Kenneth Riley, President, International Longshoremen's Association, Local 1422
  • Jon T. McClure, Founder, President and CEO, ISO Poly Films. (Remarks)
  • Mr. J. Richard Dillard, Jr. Director of Public Affairs, Milliken & Company (Remarks)

Panel IV: Community Impact

  • Jack Hutchison, Economic Development Coordinator, Georgetown County Economic Development Commission
  • Allen Burns, Director of Planning and Development, Georgetown County Economic Development Commission
  • Evans Tindal, Director of Operations, Cheraw Yarns Mill
  • State Senator Larry Martin(R-SC)

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