Kathie Leonard is guest of Senator Angus King.
Senator Angus King [I-ME] has invited Kathie Leonard, president and co-founder of Auburn Manufacturing Inc., Mechanic Falls, Maine, to be his guest at the 2015 State of the Union Address tonight in Washington, D.C.
King has been a long-time supporter of American manufacturing, co-sponsoring the bipartisan Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014, which the president signed into law in December. The legislation directs the Department of Commerce to establish a network of regional Centers for Manufacturing Innovation that will bring together industry, universities and community colleges, federal agencies, and all levels of government to accelerate manufacturing innovation in technologies with commercial applications.
Auburn Manufacturing is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of textile products for extreme temperature industrial applications, exporting to more than 30 countries.