An actor known for playing a postman on the TV show, "Cheers," will remind manufacturers why they are essential. Next week, John Ratzenberger will be the keynote speaker at the first Midwest Manufacturing Business Conference in Bettendorf.
Ratzenberger also hosted a Travel Channel program called, "Made in America" and wrote a book that honors US workers and their skills.
The Midwest Manufacturing Business Conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 25, at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf. The sponsors include Chicago Tube and Iron, plus the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.
You can listen to Michelle's whole conversation with John Ratzenberger below.