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Followers John wrote to me earlier saying the -- -- will do nothing more than impede job growth inside a flight of capital.
You know it's a common viewpoint shared among our viewers but do local business owners -- know the job makers the job creators to do they agree.
Let's ask them Rick Wolff that C illegitimate Sheen and manufacturing company and George -- CEO of hard wire welcome to you both great to have you here in -- Now I I -- -- -- George George get your product is one of the reasons we're here we wanted to see this humvee design it actually helps protect people.
Our men and women fighting for us in the field win win their out in in harm's way we're showing video of it right now tell us what you're designed.
It's it's really you know big if you could pick a customer in the world.
The the war fighters probably the greatest customer you could ever have in the name of the game was to get him -- cheaper vehicle.
And actually get it so if protective like one of the larger vehicle how does that work it was we added something called the structural blast chimney as a way to -- the blast a lot.
Very similar to the way of any of them on a pressure -- would work.
And was awaiting literally use the blast against itself to defeat it.
Instead of just -- because as we add weight to these vehicles that are harder and harder to move they consume more -- actually pretty cool because there's this big plume of smoke comes out the top.
-- Rick see you your company actually makes this thing your folks are actually in the business putting the ideas to work.
You know you're in manufacturing.
And in this economy manufacturing has been very very top place to be why is that.
Well the big thing that happens when the economy downturn is the quantities cute but reduced so therefore the skill set of people -- machine tools.
We -- might only -- five -- ten pieces where we used to run the 1020500.
Pieces so we have to him.
People in place to be able program those machines.
Quick turnaround set ups and move forward quickly so the that the people that we need to skill -- has gone up tremendously.
George one of the things He said US that I thought was so interesting is that you really got to -- long term.
You can't look three months out six months or you pay out five years and ten -- absolutely can't He do this with the way Washington works where things are changing all the time you don't know what to expect that it's absolutely unnerve.
You know with the way Washington works and part of Washington is working right you -- you look at some of the agencies.
Like DARPA they are pushing for.
And and other agencies are slowing it down and it is unnerving not to know what's gonna happen next.
And if we had I think any other customer in the world.
This -- -- gives you a higher purpose to say we have to push forward because they're out fighting for us.
So we have to push forward and fight for them.
We knowing that a lot of the employees of companies and they are highly highly motivated really working hard here and they tell fascinating story.
Rick I wouldn't ask you this question because when I'm -- talking to people and people who run big companies.
Think tell me -- there's not a lot of highly skilled workers out there in America we have to bring them in from other countries.
You find that's the case.
That's definitely case that's the skilled workers that we're looking for are not out there and just recently were setting up -- internal training program.
So we're gonna have to make these individuals.
-- levels that we want that is the problem is it takes years.
Years sometimes -- a level we need.
I want to know from both of you quickly tell me what's the one thing that Washington could do to help your business George certainly get rid of a lot of the red tape.
You know as soon as we can streamline the acquisition process.
New products can -- to the surface they can fill the need and that's exactly what we need to do today to make it go faster Rick.
Investment credit for us we get a continually invest in new equipment -- technology.
In that that incentive really forces us to go out -- By that type booklet that we need.
All right guys Rick George thanks for your help today really.
Thanks so much for hosting us here because you might prevent your -- when neither of really appreciate your help thank you very much --
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