“Every year, more than 200,000 U.S. service members return to civilian life,” according to the Manufacturing Institute. And over the years, our industry has seen the value in these veterans joining our workforce – both for service members and manufacturers alike.
NAFEM regularly shares the website where members can locate contact details for federally elected officials. Thanks to a recently completed profile of the 116th congress by the Congressional Research Service, members can now learn more about the U.S. senators and representatives who make decisions that impact the commercial foodservice equipment industry.
During the May meetings of NAFEM’s Technical Liaison Committee and Data Protocol Subcommittee, members were reminded that every piece of equipment and device connected to a network requires rigorous cybersecurity monitoring. According to TechRepublic, manufacturing companies are “the new low-hanging fruit” for cybersecurity since banks and tech companies have strengthened their protections. Members should consider their vulnerabilities that could lead to a cyberattack.