Visit your Congress People—or invite them to visit you


Visiting Washington, DC is a popular summertime event for families. It’s also a popular event for the plastics industry. Making a personal visit to your congressional representative or senator is a great way to show them that manufacturing means a lot to you, your family, your employees and your community, and helps the U.S. manufacturing economy as a whole.

If you’d like to visit your Congressional Representatives or Senators this summer, sign up for the Society of the Plastics Industry 2013 Plastics Industry Fly-In, July 23-24. Anyone can attend this increasingly popular summertime event. Just go to and register for the event.

And if you can’t go to your representatives or senators, invite them to come to you! Today, May 29, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is scheduled to visit Xten Industries, a $45 million contract manufacturer/custom molder headquartered in Kenosha, WI, and with an additional manufacturing plant in Lockport, IL. This is a follow-up to her visit of a year ago (prior to winning the election) and provides the opportunity for the Senator to experience firsthand the company’s growth over the past year....
Read more