Last week, the Colorado Chamber of Commerce facilitated meetings with Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Chamber members to discuss issues of importance to the business community in Colorado’s 3rd congressional district.
Andy Newland of Hercules Industries, Doug Hayes of Collins Aerospace, and Barbara Walz and Evan Jurkovich of Tri-State Generation & Transmission raised issues ranging from health insurance, international trade, the federal tax cuts passed last year, and the cost of energy in Colorado.
Hercules Industries was founded in Denver and is one of the largest companies of its type in the Western and Midwestern United States. It operates four manufacturing facilities and seventeen sales and distribution centers in Colorado (Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Pueblo, Grand Junction), Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created by the 2018 combination of UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, the company has helped shape the aerospace and defense industry in pivotal ways for more than a century. It has locations in Pueblo and Colorado Springs.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission is a not-for-profit, wholesale power supplier to 43 electric cooperatives and districts across the Western U.S. Headquartered in Westminster, Colorado, Tri-State serves more than one million energy consumers in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming with more than 1,500 employees.