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Rep. LaHood to Discuss Tax Reform at Advanced Technology Services

Congressman to Participate in Facility Tour, Employee Town Hall

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Advanced Technology Services will host Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) for a facility tour and employee town hall focused on the historic tax reform law and its impact on Illinois’ 18th District.

Manufacturing contributes an estimated $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy and supports 571,800 jobs in Illinois alone. This event will highlight why manufacturers are feeling confident about the future of the industry on the heels of historic tax reform and what the signed legislation means for Illinois’ growing manufacturing sector.

Details are as follows and for planning purposes only:

WHAT: Facility Tour and Employee Town Hall
WHO: Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL)
Jeff Owens, CEO, Advanced Technology ServicesElizabeth Van Holt, Director of Regional Public Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers
WHEN:           Monday, June 18

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT

WHERE:           Advanced Technology Services

8201 N. University St.

Peoria, IL 61615

MEDIA RSVP: Members of the media interested in attending the town hall should contact NAM Director of Regional Public Affairs Elizabeth Van Holt at [email protected]For all questions not related to event logistics, please e-mail NAM Media Relations at[email protected].Media is welcome to cover the facility tour at 10:20 a.m. and the employee town hall at 10:50 a.m. In addition, a media Q&A will take place at approximately 10:45 a.m. Please note that video will only be allowed during the media Q&A session.To schedule an interview with Rep. LaHood, please contact JD Dalfanso, the congressman’s communications director 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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