Press Releases

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  • Timmons: Dakota Access Decision Defies Logic, Science and Sound Policy

    04 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement after President Obama denied the permits necessary to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Manufacturers Call for Action on Ex-Im in Lame Duck

    02 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement calling on Congress to use the lame-duck session to restore the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank to full functionality.

  • Manufacturers Call for Action on Ex-Im in Lame Duck(1)

    02 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement calling on Congress to use the lame-duck session to restore the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank to full functionality.

  • Timmons Calls on Mnuchin, Trump to Make Our Economy Work Better for Everyone

    30 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement after the nomination of Steve Mnuchin as treasury secretary.

  • Timmons: Rep. Tom Price Will Stand with Manufacturers as HHS Secretary

    29 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement after the nomination of U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as secretary of health and human services (HHS).

  • Timmons: Elaine Chao a Proven Leader, Will Help Revitalize Nation’s Infrastructure

    29 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement after the nomination of Elaine Chao as secretary of transportation.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Delay on Overtime Rule

    22 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after a federal judge temporarily halted the Obama administration’s final overtime regulation

  • Americans Have Demanded Change

    14 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on President Obama’s decision to continue to delay approval of a key portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

  • Manufacturers to President-Elect: We Are the Solution

    09 November 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    Following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a letter from more than 1,100 manufacturing and business leaders pledging to help bring the country together after a divisive election.

  • NAM to Lead Coordination and Production of Manufacturing Day

    28 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM and the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) today announced that the NAM will assume day-to-day coordination of the Manufacturing Day brand and will lead the production of all Manufacturing Day events.

  • Caterpillar’s Denise Johnson Named to NAM Board of Directors

    26 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM has announced that Caterpillar Group President of Resource Industries Denise Johnson has been elected to the NAM Board of Directors.

  • Timmons: Oberhelman Is a Tireless Champion for Manufacturers

    17 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the announced retirement of Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Douglas Oberhelman who served on the NAM Board of Directors for more than a decade and was the NAM Board Chair from 2013 to 2014.

  • Manufacturers Lead Sustainability Transformation and Innovation Revolution

    14 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), in partnership with Ecolab, hosted an executive forum highlighting how sustainability commitments are transforming manufacturing and driving innovation and positive impacts for manufacturers, their employees and communities.

  • Manufacturers to Next President and Congress: Be Bold on Infrastructure; Build to Win

    12 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM released a new study today that outlines the destructive legacy this administration’s relentless labor regulatory agenda will leave for manufacturers, their employees and the communities in which they live.

  • One Election Is Over: NAM Announces New Board Leadership

    04 October 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM announced today that David Farr, chairman and CEO of Emerson, and David Seaton, chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation, have been elected chair and vice chair of the NAM’s Board of Directors leadership, respectively.