Testimony on Auto Supply Chain to House Study Committee on Workforce Development

October 3, 2011

For the past 15 months I have worked with researchers at Case Western Reserve and Stanford to study the current health, and the future needs, of America’s automotive supply chain. America’s automotive supply chain is a network of about 8,000 independent firms that produce 70% of the parts that go into cars sold in America. A third of the supply chain is located in Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. Our research on supply chains has been part of a broader initiative in which the Federal Department of Labor funded research teams in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana to study workforce needs and economic competitiveness throughout the American auto industry. …

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