Auburn Hills to participate in "Manufacturing Community Roundtable" in Flint

Auburn Hills to participate in “Manufacturing Community Roundtable” in Flint
City Manager among top federal, state, local and private sector officials gathering to share ideas on manufacturing growth

Media contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; 248.651.7536 cell: 586.817.8414;; Stephanie Carroll, City of Auburn Hills; 248.364.6802;

Auger City MAuburn Hills, Mich.—Sept. 3, 2013—Auburn Hills’ City Manager, Pete Auger will speak at the Manufacturing Community Roundtable in Flint, Mich. on Sept. 4. The Roundtable will convene local governments in Michigan with top officials from federal and state government, private sector manufacturers and other organizations seeking to promote more robust manufacturing growth in Michigan and beyond.

Auger will be discussing Auburn Hills’ ability to fast track the development process, aiding in the city’s ranking as the third largest industrial employer in Michigan. In addition to Auger, other speakers at the event will include Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Dan Kildee.

The Roundtable in Flint is part of a roundtable series that will be held across America to identify opportunities as well as barriers to manufacturing growth, seek resources that can help boost manufacturing and community revitalization and foster further public-private partnerships.

The event is sponsored by the Obama Administration in partnership with the state of Michigan, the city of Flint, the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce and other organizations. The Roundtable is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Flint Riverfront Banquet Center downtown. To learn more about the Manufacturing Community Roundtable, contact Jason Lorenz, city of Flint public information officer at or 810.766.7346 or Elaine Redd, Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce at or 810.600.1418.