President Barack Obama capped off his trip through Austin on Thursday with a visit to Applied Materials, where he told more than 1,000 employees and visitors that the government can play an important role in expanded high-tech manufacturing in the country.
“We’ve got to do everything we can to help the kind of high-tech manufacturing that you’re doing right here at Applied,” the president said. “And we want to make sure it takes root here in Austin and all across the country. And that means, first of all, creating more centers of high-tech manufacturing.”
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