|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||CONTACT: Romney Press Office
|February 29, 2012
MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES OHIO MANUFACTURERS
– Today, the Romney
for President campaign announced the leadership of its Ohio
Manufacturers for Romney Coalition.
is one of the hardest hit sectors in this recession, and Mitt Romney is
the only candidate with the vision, experience, and commitment to lead
our country into a new era of prosperity,” said State Representative
Ross McGregor, Manager of Pentaflex, Inc. “Barack Obama offered
and change and has not delivered either. What we need is vision
leadership. Romney will deliver both.”
manufacturing sector makes up a significant share of its economy,
employing more than 10% of its workforce, but like the national
manufacturing sector, there has been a significant dip in strength over
the past decade.
Romney is the leader Ohio’s manufacturers can depend on,” said David
Johnson, President and CEO of Summitville Tile and a Past President of
the Ohio Manufacturers Association. “Mitt Romney will put
back to work.”
around manufacturing will be one of the key parts of turning around our
country’s economy,” said Mitt Romney. “Making Ohio and the rest of the
country a destination for manufacturing will bring jobs back to some of
the hardest hit areas of our country. I look forward to working with
these leaders to ensure that manufacturing will help lead our economic
Manufacturers for Romney
The Honorable Ross McGregor, State Representative; Manager of
David Johnson, President and CEO of Summitville Tile, Inc.; Past
President of the Ohio Manufacturers Association
Page Busken, Retired President of Busken Bakery
Timothy Clarke, President and CEO of Netherland Rubber Company
Edward Crawford, CEO of Park-Ohio Holdings, Inc.
Matt Crawford, President and COO of Park-Ohio Holdings, Inc.
William Cyr, President and CEO of Sunny Delight Beverages Co.
Dan McGregor, CEO of McGregor Metal
Ramesh Mehan, CEO of Innovative Technologies Corp
Mark Russell, Manager of Worthington Industries
John Stanton, President and CEO of John D. Stanton and Associates
John Stropki, President and CEO of Lincoln Electric
Frank Sullivan, President and CEO of RPM International Inc.
William Summers, Consultant
David Winch, Executive VP of Minster Machine
*Company/business names are provided for identification purposes only.