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Ecolab President and COO Tom Handley, a member of the NAM Executive Committee and the NAM Great Plains regional vice chair, sat down with Member Focus to discuss Ecolab’s operations, the company’s sustainability in action and its premier partnership with the NAM.
The NAM released a video highlighting how manufacturers in the United States are leveraging technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform the industry.
Sens. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) understand what manufacturers in the United States already know. The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank ensures that our nation’s manufacturers have the tools they need to compete in a tough global economy.
The NAM's 2014 Annual Report is filled with the accomplishments of the association. Highlighting how the NAM has been effective, provided a voice for manufacturers, pioneered innovation, achieved results and developed a respected reputation.
It’s time to renew that vision of America that puts us back on the pathway of global leadership. That’s why the National Association of Manufacturers is unveiling our Vision.
At the NAM, we are making the case that it is long past time for our policymakers to make a serious commitment. Investing in infrastructure matters more than ever.
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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