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Ex-Im Lapse Leaves Small Manufacturer in a Lurch
NAM Board Chair Gregg Sherrill delivered remarks at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas, TX.
The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action is challenging new regulations. The courts have struggled to decide how much leeway to give the EPA under the Clean Air Act and the Commerce Clause.
New ozone regulations being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will cause hundreds of counties across the country to be in violation of air laws.
Put Congress in the palm of your hand with MFG Works, the NAM's new advocacy app that allows users to directly engage with their federal elected officials.
This issue features articles on the importance of investing in infrastructure, an economic analysis on the impact of reduced productivity on manufacturing and economic growth, and other news on NAM activities.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached an all-time high at 18312.39 on May 19. Since peaking three months ago, the stock market has fallen nearly 10 percent, closing at 16549.75 on August 21, and is poised for more losses today.
August 24, 2015
GOAL #1Attract Investment
GOAL #2Lead Innovation
GOAL #3Expand Global Market Access
GOAL #4Develop 21st Century Workforce
Manufacturers—and all Americans—need a vision that advances the principles of free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty and equal opportunity and thereby empowers manufacturing.
The four goals laid out in NAM's Manufacturing Vision do just that.
In 2013, manufacturers contributed $2.09 trillion to the economy, up from $1.73 trillion in 2009. This was 12 percent of GDP.
For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.37 is added to the economy, the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector.
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