Manufacturing,

Presenting the Opportunities the Shale Boom Offers

Outreach is a critical area for trade associations to ensure that individuals understand what the association does, what industries it represents and how it impacts them directly. Part of my role at AFPM includes educating people about how thousands of...

/ September 26, 2014

Rock On – Turning Energy Into Opportunity

Remember in the 1990s when the tech boom was driving job growth and wealth creation? Pundits referred to it as the “Rock ‘n Roll” economy. Well, guess what? That was the old tech. We’re the new tech. Fracking and other...

/ September 9, 2014

An American Manufacturing Renaissance: Wait for it…

Being a dinosaur and unfamiliar with social media, I was asked to write a blog on something near and dear to my heart. Since beer has little to do with petrochemicals, I guess I should talk about shale development and what...

/ August 5, 2014

AFPM Reacts to NAM-Commissioned Report: Potential Economic Impacts of a Stricter Ozone Standard

Statement by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna on a report commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) that looks at the impact of a stricter National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone likely to...

/ July 31, 2014