Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here.  Use the navigation to the left to view by year. 
  • Regulating Open Internet Will Stifle Manufacturing Innovation

    26 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse released a statement on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s decision to regulate the open Internet.

  • NAM: Proposed Ozone Rule Still The Most Costly

    26 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    An update of the landmark study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting and commissioned by the NAM reveals that the more stringent ozone standard proposed by the EPA could reduce GDP by $140 billion per year and carry a compliance price tag of $1.1 trillion.

  • Manufacturers and Laborers Agree: Keystone Veto Is Missed Opportunity for American Workers

    24 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The NAM, which represents more than 12 million men and women who make things in the United States, today joined with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), which represents nearly 500 local union chapters in the United States and Canada, to address the opportunity missed when President Barack Obama vetoed legislation to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

  • The NAM and Teradata Kick Off Manufacturing Partnership

    23 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The NAM welcomed Teradata as an exclusive 2015 Manufacturing Partner. Through this partnership, Teradata will provide thought leadership programs at NAM regional and national events and connect with manufacturing executives to help companies find new insights from their data.

  • Manufacturers: Ports Agreement Staves Off Economic Disaster

    21 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the contract agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

  • NAM Partners with Ecolab to Support Manufacturers Nationwide

    17 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2015 State of Manufacturing Address before students, faculty and local manufacturing leaders at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., today.

  • For Growth and Jobs Its Time for the President to Say Yes

    11 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement following House passage of legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Manufacturers: Punitive Budget Will Hurt Economy

    02 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016.

  • Timmons: Manufacturing as Resilient and Robust as Ever

    02 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2015 State of Manufacturing Address before students, faculty and local manufacturing leaders at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., today.

  • Manufacturers Commend Senate Action to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

    29 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement following House and Senate passage of legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • AISI’s Gibson Begins Term as Chair of the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations

    21 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The NAM announced today that Thomas Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has been elected chair of the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) to serve a one-year term. The CMA, made up of nearly 250 industry-specific manufacturing associations, is a vital component of the NAM, providing resources and networks to members to broaden the reach of the NAM’s advocacy efforts.

  • President's Call for Pro-Trade Policies Promising Sign for Manufacturers

    20 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The analysis of a study commissioned by the NAM focuses on the macroeconomic impact of five policy changes: a maximum corporate tax rate of 25 percent; a globally competitive international territorial tax system; full expensing for capital equipment; an enhanced and permanent policy toward research and development; and parallel changes for non-corporate pass-through businesses.

  • Manufacturing Army Bolstered with Proven Industry Leaders

    20 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM announced new Board of Directors leadership for the more than 14,000 member group that is the powerful voice for millions working in the manufacturing sector. Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO of Tenneco Inc., will serve as chair of the NAM Board of Directors, and John F. Lundgren, chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., will serve as vice chair for a two-year term. In addition, Tom Riordan, president and CEO of Neenah Enterprises, Inc., will serve as chair of the Small and Medium Manufacturers (SMM) Group, and Drew Greenblatt, president and owner of Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC, will serve as vice chair.

  • Doing Nothing Costs Us Something

    15 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The analysis of a study commissioned by the NAM focuses on the macroeconomic impact of five policy changes: a maximum corporate tax rate of 25 percent; a globally competitive international territorial tax system; full expensing for capital equipment; an enhanced and permanent policy toward research and development; and parallel changes for non-corporate pass-through businesses.

  • Coalition Files Lawsuit to Stop Aggressive NLRB Agenda

    05 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    A coalition representing an array of industry sectors and businesses filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from moving forward with its “ambush elections” rule, which it issued on December 12. The rule changes longstanding labor policy by shortening the time frame for businesses to hold union elections to as little as 14 days, robbing employees of the time needed to gather the facts they need to make an informed decision.