February 10, 2014

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The Colorado Chamber’s Colorado Manufacturing Initiative 

Legislation impacting Manufacturers

The Manufacturing Leaders Group (MLG) met on January 29th at Steven Roberts Original Desserts in Aurora. The group talked about legislation impacting manufacturers like HB14-1013, a bill that would provide grant money for internships with companies in the Advanced Industries. The bill is up for hearing on February 13th and a couple of MLG members, Tom McNamara with Foam Fabricators and Mark Welle with Wesco Laser, will testify in support of the bill. Look for an update soon!


If you are interested in testifying in support of any bills, please let Danielle know!

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Jerry Laflen sits on the Colorado Manufacturing Initiative’s Manufacturing Leaders Group! Be sure to say hello to him at the next CMI event!



In This Issue
News and Events – Other organizations
Upcoming CMI Events
March 13th, HR Roundtable at The Colorado Chamber with Sparton’s HR Director, Barb Snyder & RMTMA
April 9th,
11-1pm, Second Quarter MLG Meeting at Ball’s Golden Plant
Late Spring/Early Summer, International Trade Policies & World Trade Center training

News and Events from Other Organizations


Denver OED to host Manufacturing Job Fair and Expo


Denver OED will host a job fair and expo on Feb. 13th. For more info click here.

Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry
1600 Broadway, Suite 1000
Denver, Colorado 80202
[email protected]