Congressman Jim Himes Tours EAO Corporation’s New North American Headquarters
Event highlights importance of growing manufacturing and jobs in United States.
SHELTON, Conn. (August xx, 2014) – United States Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) recently visited EAO Corporation’s new North American headquarters in Shelton, Connecticut. The meeting was also underscored by a meeting with company employees and leadership to discuss the importance of creating jobs and strengthening Connecticut and the United States’ manufacturing sector.
“EAO Corporation’s decision to move its headquarters to Shelton is a big win for the Fourth District and Connecticut’s economy,” said Himes. “EAO’s highly-skilled employees and its new facility are proof that Connecticut has a vibrant, highly-specialized manufacturing sector in the Fourth District that is creating jobs and strengthening economic growth not only in our region, but also for our country.”
“I’m very pleased that Congressman Himes has taken the time to meet with us. It’s important to have the support from Congressman Himes and other political leaders to ensure that jobs and manufacturing remain here in the United States,” said Lance A. Scott, president and CEO, EAO Corporation. “Our decision to stay in Connecticut underscores our strategic decision to establish and enhance manufacturing capabilities here in the United States. It also demonstrates our commitment to creating jobs, growth and prosperity here in the state of Connecticut”.
EAO recently moved its North American headquarters from Milford to Shelton, Connecticut. The move is a result of a strategic decision to increase manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. and more than doubles EAO’s engineering and manufacturing capacity.
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