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Rep. Gibbs to Tout Tax Reform at The Belden Brick Company in Sugarcreek

Rep. Gibbs to Participate in Facility Tour, Employee Town Hall

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Belden Brick Company will host Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7) for a facility tour and employee town hall focused on the historic tax reform law and its positive impact on Ohio’s 7th District.

Manufacturing contributes an estimated $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy and supports 687,400 jobs in Ohio alone, according to the NAM. Since the enactment of tax reform, the manufacturing industry has added 192,000 jobs—more than double the number of jobs created over the same period last year.

Details are as follows and for planning purposes only:

WHAT: Facility Tour and Employee Town Hall
WHO: Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7)
Bob Belden, Chairman, President and CEO, The Belden Brick CompanyTodd Shelton, Director of Regional Public Affairs, NAM
WHEN:           Tuesday, August 14

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT

WHERE:           The Belden Brick Company

Plant 8: 700 Edelweiss Drive NE

Sugarcreek, OH 44581


MEDIA RSVP: Members of the media interested in attending the town hall should contact NAM Director of Regional Public Affairs Todd Shelton at [email protected]For all questions not related to event logistics, please email NAM Media Relations at[email protected].Media is welcome to cover the facility tour at 10:30 a.m. and the town hall at 11:00 a.m. To schedule an interview with Rep. Gibbs, please contact his deputy chief of staff, Dallas Gerber, at [email protected].


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit

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