PITTSBURGH, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Michael S. Williams, senior vice president – strategic planning and business development, has been named to the Board of Directors at the National Association of Manufacturing (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States.
"Mike's appointment speaks to the critical role that steelmaking plays in the American manufacturing industry," said Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel. "He joins fellow manufacturing leaders in providing national and global perspectives on the impact of federal government action upon U. S. Steel and member companies, while contributing to the NAM's policy development process."
To learn more about initiatives and the role of manufacturing in America view NAM's video of "What does manufacturing mean to you?" as part of the We Are Manufacturing initiative at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJo1xlppqzg.
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. For more information about U. S. Steel, please visit www.ussteel.com.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs 12 million men and women, contributes $2.03 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for two-thirds of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers please visit www.nam.org.
- United States Steel