June 16, 2008 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Manufacturing Leaders Gather to Reveal Survey Findings on Competitiveness

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Findings from the "Made in North America" survey commissioned by Deloitte member firms in Canada, Mexico and the United States, and sponsored by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, The National Association of Manufacturers and The Manufacturing Institute, reveal unforeseen attitudes and expectations from manufacturers regarding expansion over the next three years. The full survey, designed to gauge how North American manufacturers in a wide range of industries are competing in a global economy, will be released on June 18, 2008.

WHAT: News conference to reveal new "Made in North America" survey
results; comments from manufacturing leaders about expectations
and attitudes for the future of competitiveness in global
manufacturing; and why production is being deemed the
"Achilles' heel" of manufacturing.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 9:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Deloitte Office
Room 5001 - 5th Floor Boardroom
555 12th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-1207

SPEAKERS: Luc Martin, Partner and Canadian Manufacturing Industry Leader,
Jayson Myers, President, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
Craig Giffi, Vice Chairman and U.S. Consumer & Industrial
Products Industry Leader, Deloitte
Frank Vargo, Vice President for International Economic Affairs,
National Association of Manufacturers
Roberto Arias, Regional Managing Partner, Consulting,
Deloitte Mexico

NOTE: There will be a simultaneous audio news conference for reporters
who cannot attend in person. To call-in please dial:
U.S. and Canada: 1-866-803-2143 or 1-210-795-1098
Mexico: 001-866-888-0267
Password: Made in North America

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