Andersson Celebrates Manufacturing Month in 65th District

State Representative Steve Andersson celebrated Manufacturing Month in Illinois with a tour at a local manufacturing business, MAASS Manufacturers of Quality Well Products. The Illinois Manufacturing Association designated October as Manufacturing Month, to give manufacturers the opportunity to open their doors to what manufacturing really is. By working together in a coordinated effort, Illinois manufacturers could meet with supporters to address challenges, connect with future generations, and work towards the continued prosperity for the entire industry.

A strong supporter of Illinois’ business, Andersson was eager to learn more about local production and help support Manufacturing Month in the community.

“I not only want to say I support manufacturing, but show support for local manufacturing,” said Andersson. “Manufacturing is a critical part of our economy. We have to take care of it, promote it, and continue to support it in Illinois. At this crucial time in our state, we must fight for small business and manufacturing to stay here and help them thrive.”

On today’s tour, Andersson learned about specific challenges manufacturers like MAASS face, and how the Illinois climate has made things more challenging for business, including what Illinois legislators can do to help.