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

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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