THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEXTILE ORGANIZATIONS, National Textile Association, American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
and UNITE Here have filed a petition asking the U.S.
Vern Ehlers, R-Mich., which has the backing of the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
. AMTAC Co-Chairman Bob Fogarty, who is chief executive officer of Kindel Furniture, said the organization will lobby aggressively in favor of the requirements.
"We are asking the government to help us define relevant threat-based criteria," said Auggie Tantillo, executive director of the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
, which represents U.S.
"There is a very real benefit for home furnishings products," said Augustine Tantillo, Washington coordinator for the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
. He explained that before any petition to limit imports can be filed, the quotas must first be removed.