Manufacturing Mondays

August 19, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

I went to ZF North America in beautiful Livonia- they truly lead the field of automotive innovation! Thanks to the amazing team of engineers who showed me around and let me test their products firsthand. All around, a terrific Manufacturing Monday.


July 29, 2019 Manufacturing Monday
On July 29th, I visited MTU America in Canton which employs over 200 people at their facility in Michigan's 11th District! They manufacture and maintain diesel engines. It was great to learn more about this essential player in Michigan's auto industry.
July 22, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

For today's Manufacturing Monday, I visited Toyoda Gosei which employs over 350 people in Michigan's 11th District. We had a very substantive conversation about what they need to thrive: consistency, a vision for the future, and sound and fair trade policies. They are doing R&D and supplying incredible product throughout the auto industry.

July 15, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

For this week's Manufacturing Monday, I traveled to Northville to visit Soulbrain MI. This incredible small manufacturing business makes electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries used throughout the high technology industry.

July 8, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

For today’s Manufacturing Monday, I visited MagnaInternational facilities in Southeast Michigan. Magna is one of the world’s largest auto suppliers, and they are playing a major role in the development and production of autonomous vehicles.

June 24, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

For this week's Manufacturing Monday, I spent time with Ford at the Livonia Transmission Plant. The transmission engines built here sell all over the world. The plant employs an incredible labor force responsible for nearly 24/7 humming operations.

June 17, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

This morning, I toured Clips & Clamps Industries in Plymouth for Manufacturing Monday. Clips & Clamps has been a family-owned business for over 50 years. They design, engineer, & manufacture all of their own products, ranging from metal stampings to brackets to wire forms.

June 10, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

I learned a lot while visiting B&W in Livonia for this week’s Manufacturing Monday. B&W’s business has been hit hard by the ongoing trade war with China. We need to provide support for small businesses like B&W that have been impacted by this Administration’s trade policies.

June 4, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

On Earth Day, I visited two manufacturing businesses focused on the future of sustainable manufacturing.

June 4, 2019 Manufacturing Monday

For the first Manufacturing Monday of April's District Work period, I toured two manufacturing businesses in Michigan's 11th District.