Examining the American Manufacturing Industry’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 17, 2020

253 Russell Senate Office Building

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., chairman of the Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection, will convene a hearing titled, “Examining the American Manufacturing Industry’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The hearing will examine the American manufacturing industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the production of personal protective equipment, ventilators, and other equipment and goods essential to the nation’s public health efforts. This hearing will also focus on the ways in which manufacturers have adapted to new demand and related international competition issues.


  • Mr. Ravi Bulusu, Founder, MolMas
  • Mr. Neil Gilman, President, Gilman Gear
  • Mr. Rick Krska, President and Chief Executive Servant, InkCycle, Inc.
  • Ms. Tiffany Stovall, Chief Executive Officer, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions
  • Mr. Michael Wessel, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

*Witness list subject to change  

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection (Hybrid)

This hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

*In order to maintain physical distancing as advised by the Office of the Attending Physician, seating for credentialed press will be limited throughout the course of the hearing. Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this hearing via the live stream.

*Note: Witness list updated 11/16
**Note: Time change 11/17


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