Today, Lufthansa Technik announced a significant new investment in Puerto Rico that demonstrates how efforts to deploy the full resources of the federal government to win job-creating investments in U.S. states and territories pay off.
Competition and collaboration aren’t typically mentioned in the same breath. For nations and businesses competing to innovate and prosper in a global marketplace, these concepts seem completely antithetical to one another.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling with members of the Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships more info | view original
The "Open for Business Agenda" - Remarks delivered at 1776 DC on November 14, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker outlined a bold new policy agenda for the Department of Commerce, centered on U.S. trade and investment, innovation, and data. This "Open for Business" agenda reflects the department's role as the voice of business, and the Obama Administration's focus on economic growth and job creation. Additionally, this new vision recognizes the demands of a globally competitive economy. more info | view original
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker met with her Mexican and Canadian counterparts, Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Mexican Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo. more info | view original
Secretary Penny Pritzker speaking with the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico alongside Ernesto M. Hernández, President & Director General of General Motors Mexico, and Jose Zozaya, President and Executive Representative, Kansas City Southern de Mexico. more info | view original
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a meeting with the President's Export Council, in Room 350 of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Sept. 19, 2013. Seated with the President, from left are: Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker; Council Vice-Chair Ursula Burns, Chairwoman and CEO of Xerox; and and Council Chair Jim McNerney, Jr., President and CEO, The Boeing Company (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) more info | view original
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker watches as Georgia Tech biomedical engineering student Sara Khalek works on a medical device design. Khalek is an apprentice at the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI). Pritzker visited GCMI on August 23rd. (Georgia Tech Photo: Rob Felt) more info | view original