America Makes, which represents the U.S. additive manufacturing, technology and education ecosystem released the following statement on President Biden’s supply chain executive order. John Wilczynski, Executive Director America Makes, said:

"America Makes applauds President Biden's critical executive action to secure and strengthen supply chains vital to America’s continued progress. The administration's order is further validation that America's advanced manufacturing community has played a crucial role in closing supply chain gaps during the pandemic and continues to drive the U.S. innovation ecosystem by supporting U.S. technological competitiveness.

"The pandemic has revealed our untenable overdependence on imports and that the need for the capacity to respond quickly in the face of challenges is paramount for securing our supply chain and ensuring our nation’s continued security, health, and prosperity."

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