Top chief executives from the U.S. manufacturing sector will attend a meeting hosted by Vice President Joe Biden in Washington on Wednesday, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.

Leaders from Dow Corning Corp , Procter & Gamble
, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co and others will attend the meeting about the future of the manufacturing sector, the spokesman said.

The Vice President will discuss this Administration's commitment to a strong manufacturing sector as a vital part of both the American economy and the rebuilding of the American middle class, the White House said in a statement.

Other leaders attending the meeting include Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and Lawrence Summers, director of the White House National Economic Council.

Here is a list of the CEOs expected to attend, according to the White House:

Stephanie Burns of Dow Corning

Keith Wandell of Harley-Davidson Inc

Jeff Turner of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc

Robert McDonald of Procter & Gamble

David Cote of Honeywell International Inc

Robert Keegan of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Daniel DiMicco of Nucor Corp

John Faraci of International Paper Co

Ronald Hall of Bridgewater Interiors

James McGregor of McGregor Metalworking

Dan Janka of MAG

Scott Welsh of Mohawk Electrical Systems

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Peter Cooney)