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Celebrating World Trade, Growth, Expansion and Job Creation

May 22, 2015

This is a guest blog post by Harry Arnon, the President and CEO of Hernon Manufacturing, Inc. and cross posted from Tradeology.
I am honored to have received the President’s “E” Award for Exports on Monday. As a worldwide innovator in high performance adhesive sealants and precision dispensing equipment, Hernon Manufacturing, Inc. creates adhesives and sealants for companies across the globe. During World Trade Month 2015, HERNON has a lot to celebrate!

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National Jewish American Heritage Month: What It Means to Be Part of the Jewish American Community

May 22, 2015

Jewish American values are woven into the fabric of American life and have shaped the progress we’ve made as a country. That history has fundamentally shaped the President’s personal views and leadership. As he told The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg: 

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International Company ABB Invests in Michigan

May 22, 2015

I was thrilled to be in Southeastern Michigan earlier this week to participate in the grand opening of ABB’s first North American manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills.  
As global leader in power and automation technologies, ABB’s investment in Michigan demonstrates their commitment to the U.S. market and is a strong signal that America has the most attractive investment climate in the world. 

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Supporting Regional Innovation for Global Competitiveness

May 22, 2015

The world is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Companies and organizations that don’t innovate today may not be around tomorrow. The Obama Administration recognizes the vital importance of supporting innovation, and the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has been at the forefront of those efforts through its Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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#HonorThem This Memorial Day

May 22, 2015

Memorial Day is America’s most solemn holiday – a day to honor the sacrifices of those who have given their lives in defense of our country and the values we hold dear.
So, today, we pay...

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What They’re Saying: Military Leaders Respond to the President’s Call to Battle Climate Change

May 21, 2015

Yesterday, President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 134th Cadet Class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The President congratulated the class on all they had achieved over the last four years, but reminded them of the challenges they will face both domestic and abroad; challenges like counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Of the greatest challenges the Cadets will face will be those wrought by our changing climate. As the President stated:

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Keeping Up with the Cabinet: Honoring 45 American Companies for Export Excellence

May 21, 2015

This week, I had the honor of presenting 45 American companies with the President's “E” and “E” Star Awards, a recognition awarded to U.S. businesses that have made significant contributions to U.S. exports. These awardees, which range from small- and medium- sized businesses to household names, understand the importance of exports to their bottom line, American jobs, and the U.S. economy.

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Come See the Technologies That Will Run the Smart Cities of the Future

May 21, 2015

Most of us—54 percent of the world’s population, in fact—live in cities. They offer great opportunities in terms of jobs, education, healthcare and public resources. However, they also come with significant challenges related to transportation, energy, pollution and disaster response. In the cities of the future, machines and systems linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks will enhance the opportunities cities offer and help us meet their challenges.

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President Obama Addresses the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2015

May 21, 2015

Yesterday, President Obama traveled to New London, Connecticut to give the commencement address to the class of 2015 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. 
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Get Tips and Information about Hurricane Preparedness for Your Business

May 21, 2015

Nearly three years have passed since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, and the recovery continues in some of the hardest-hit areas.  According to a National Hurricane Center report,...

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