Secretary Salazar visited two manufacturing facilities in Ohio that are helping to power the nation’s growing energy economy. The plants, which employ American workers to manufacture products and components used in oil and gas production and to fabricate wind towers, underscore the President’s call for an economy driven by American energy, American skills and innovation, and American manufacturing.
Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications Secretary Salazar tours the MAC LTT Liquid Tank Trailer manufacturing facility in Kent, Ohio, where he saw firsthand the tanks and trailers they build used in the exploration of natural gas and oil.
Secretary Salazar talks with Mike Conny, president of MAC Trailer during his visit to the company’s facility in Kent. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Secretary Ken Salazar (right) talks with Mike Conny, president of MAC Trailer, and and Jim Maiorana, president of liquid tank operations, during his visit MAC Liquid Tank Trailer manufacturing facility in Kent, OH. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Salazar toured Lincoln Electric near Cleveland, Ohio, which is home to the largest urban-based wind turbine in the nation that provides up to ten percent of electricity for its manufacturing campus. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Lincoln Electric's Darren Caponi shows Secretary Salazar how to use a virtual reality welder during a tour of Lincoln Electric's Automation Division near Cleveland, OH. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Secretary Salazar (left) speaks with Senior Vice President and President of Lincoln Electric and an employee of Lincoln Electric near Cleveland, OH. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications