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NEMA Welcomes Penny Pritzker as new Secretary of Commerce.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 05, 2013 - Member companies and staff of NEMA welcome U.S. Senate's confirmation of Penny Pritzker as new Secretary of Commerce. NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis said that, since its formation in 1913, Commerce Department's economic vision, as well as its role in standards-setting, makes this post very important to NEMA and electrical manufacturers. Gaddis added, "We look forward to working with Ms. Pritzker as she helps to shape the future of our industry."

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Welcomes New Secretary of Commerce Pritzker

Press release date: Jun 26, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va. — The member companies and staff of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Penny Pritzker as the new Secretary of Commerce.

According to NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis, since its formation in 1913, the Commerce Department’s economic vision, as well as its role in standards-setting, makes this a very important post to NEMA and electrical manufacturers.

“We look forward to working with Ms. Pritzker as she helps to shape the future of our industry,” he said.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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