President of Greenerd Press & Machine Introduces President Obama at Nashua, N.H. Town Meeting Forum

NASHUA, NH U.S.A. (February 18, 2010) - On February 2, 2010, Mr. Tim Dining, President and CEO of Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., a Nashua, New Hampshire based manufacturer of Hydraulic Press Equipment, had the distinguished opportunity of introducing President Barack Obama before an audience of 1,600 people at Nashua's North High School Auditorium. The nationally televised event was the second Town Meeting Style Forum that President Obama has held since he made his State of the Union Address on January 27. At the forum, Obama focused on the U.S. economy, job growth, and assistance to small businesses.

The high profile event, attended by Nashua area business owners, local citizens, and students commenced with the introduction of Obama by Mr. Dining. Mr. Dining struck a chord with many in the audience when he called for the need for constructive economic policies and investment incentives for small U.S. businesses.

"It is a fact that small businesses provide a large percentage of our employment in the U.S., not to mention innovation," Dining remarked. "The owners of these small businesses need the confidence and incentives to continue to invest in their enterprises."

"It was a great honor to have welcomed President Barack Obama," said Dining after the event. "I am pleased that the President proposed incentives during his State of the Union Address that will help foster innovation and the investment that is essential for our country's manufacturers."

As Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC) and a Director of The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), Mr. Dining is keenly aware of the need to focus on domestic manufacturing as a primary driver for our economic recovery.

Video footage of Mr. Dining's introductory remarks and an excerpt of President Obama's speech can be viewed at

Greenerd recently built and shipped three separate orders for unique, large-sized hydraulic presses ranging in capacity from 330-tons to 1,000-tons for various metalworking / forming applications. The presses were all designed and built in Greenerd's Nashua, New Hampshire U.S.A. factory and were ordered by three U.S.-based manufacturers.

Founded in New England in 1883, Greenerd has designed and built thousands of high-quality custom and standard hydraulic presses since 1934. Machines include an extensive line of Hydraulic Presses in all sizes and configurations. A complete line of Arbor Presses is also available. Greenerd Presses are made to withstand the rigors of around-the-clock production and deliver many years of service.

Greenerd Presses are available as standard machines or can be designed for custom applications by expert engineers with extensive application experience. For more information contact Mr. Tim Dining at Greenerd. Phone number 800-877-9110, x 222, or email or visit their new web site at

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