Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • President Trump Hits the Reset Button on Auto Emissions Rule

    15 March 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) commended President Donald Trump for announcing that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) would reconsider an EPA midnight regulation impacting automobile fuel economy requirements and emissions standards, or the program known as the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards.

  • Manufacturers Hail February Jobs Numbers

    10 March 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the statement on the February jobs numbers.

  • NAM’s Timmons Caps Off 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour at “Business Day in Madison”

    01 March 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered his 2017 State of Manufacturing address at “Business Day in Madison” in front of more than 1,000 guests, including elected officials, manufacturing leaders, influential business and community leaders and the media.

  • NAM’s Timmons Brings the State of Manufacturing Tour to the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce in Pittsburgh, PA

    28 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered remarks at an event at the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce with manufacturing leaders, influential business and community leaders and media in attendance.

  • Timmons: President Trump Listened to Manufacturers

    28 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the below statement on tonight’s joint address to Congress by President Trump.

  • President Trump Orders EPA to Rescind WOTUS

    28 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rescind the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, which expands the number of waterways federally protected under the Clean Water Act.

  • NAM’s Timmons Visits the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Columbus, Ohio, for the 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour

    27 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President, CEO and Ohio native Jay Timmons participated in an employee town hall at Anheuser-Busch in Columbus, Ohio, as part of the NAM’s 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour.

  • NAM’s Timmons Delivers 2017 State of Manufacturing Address at Detroit Economic Club in Detroit, Michigan

    24 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered his 2017 State of Manufacturing address to a sold-out crowd at the Detroit Economic Club in Detroit, Mich., in front of hundreds of guests, including elected officials, labor union and manufacturing leaders, students and the media.

  • NAM Kicks Off 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour at Emerson Innovation Center in Austin, Texas

    22 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today kicked off the 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour at Emerson Innovation Center in Austin, Texas—a hotbed of modern manufacturing.

  • Confirmation of Scott Pruitt Will Bring Balance to the EPA

    17 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement congratulating Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator.

  • Manufacturers Welcome President Trump’s Nomination of Alexander Acosta

    16 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on the nomination of Alexander Acosta as secretaryof the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Trump Administration Delivers on DAPL

    07 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will grant permission to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

  • President Trump Takes “Refreshing” Stance on Workplace Protections

    31 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on President Donald Trump’s decision to uphold a 2014 executive order that “protects employees from anti-LGBTQ workplace discrimination while working for federal contractors.”

  • Congress Begins “Midnight Regs” Cleanup

    30 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM issued its support for legislation to be considered by Congress that would support repeal of several onerous regulations—all of which were implemented in the final weeks of the previous presidential administration.

  • Keystone XL Application “One Step Closer” to Tens of Thousands of Manufacturing Jobs

    26 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM lauded the filing of an application to begin work on the Keystone XL pipeline project. NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement.