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Get to Know Manufacturing

Making America Strong: That's what manufacturers have been doing for more than a century. With the right policies in place, manufacturers in America will make this country even stronger.

The NAM welcomes the 114th Congress by highlighting four goals for a manufacturing resurgence in America.

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GOAL #1
Attract Investment

GOAL #2
Lead Innovation

GOAL #3
Expand Global Market Access

GOAL#4
Develop 21st Century Workforce

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Manufacturing Facts

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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NAM Accomplishments

Our flagship digital monthly magazine, Member Focus, includes an insightful column from NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons, in-depth articles on critical policy issues, news on NAM activities and member profiles.

Take a few moments to read Member Focus, a leading manufacturing policy magazine.

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