Press Releases

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  • Manufacturers Call for Investment Protections in TPA

    21 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    In a letter coordinated by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), more than 60 associations representing millions of manufacturers and businesses across the United States are calling on Congress to maintain strong investment and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in upcoming Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.

  • Manufacturers Rally Behind Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

    16 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Manufacturers are rallying behind bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced today by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI).

  • Manufacturers: Senate Tariff Legislation Is Critical First Step

    16 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued the following statement on the introduction of bipartisan legislation to reform the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill.

  • U.S. Tax System Is Holding Us Back

    13 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    A white paper released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation highlights that the U.S. corporate tax system is a drag on manufacturers’ global competitiveness.

  • Timmons: Manufacturers’ Best Days Lie Ahead

    10 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement on General Electric’s announcement to increase its focus on continued investment and growth in manufacturing and the industrial sector.

  • Manufacturers Bulk Up Legal Muscle in Response to Aggressive NLRB

    02 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action, the legal arm of the NAM, is bulking up its legal muscle with the establishment of the Manufacturers’ Compliance Institute (MCI). In response to an aggressive agenda from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other agencies, the MCI will provide legal support on matters relating to labor and employment compliance, giving manufacturers another tool to address the growing federal regulatory burden.

  • New Poll Shows Americans Continue to Overwhelmingly Support Trade Agreements

    26 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Likely general election voters across the political spectrum remain supportive of trade agreements with additional countries that open overseas markets for goods manufactured in the United States and continue to overwhelmingly believe Congress and the President should work together to seek new trade deals, according to new polling data.

  • NAM Announces New Hires and Staff Changes

    23 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM has added to its growing team of experts and professionals dedicated to advancing the manufacturing agenda, progressing manufacturing policy and defining the voice of manufacturers.

  • NAM Chamber Welcome Senate Efforts to Reauthorize ExIm Bank

    20 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Director of Trade Facilitation Policy Lauren Airey and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director of International Policy Christopher Wenk issued the following joint statement on introduction of two Senate bills for a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

  • Manufacturers One Step Forward Two Steps Back Policies Stunt Growth

    20 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resource Policy Ross Eisenberg issued the following statement on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hydraulic fracturing regulations for federal lands.

  • Manufacturers Demand Action on NLRBs Ambush Elections Rule

    19 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement on House passage of S.J. Res. 8, a House and Senate joint resolution to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) rule regarding representation election procedures.

  • Manufacturers Support Legislation That Guards Against Most Expensive Regulation

    17 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement supporting the bipartisan Clean Air, Strong Economies (CASE) Act introduced in the Senate today.

  • Survey Manufacturers Reject Presidents Tax Plan

    09 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Manufacturers reject President Obama’s latest budget proposal that would increase estate taxes on small and medium-sized businesses, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Senate Action on the NLRBs Ambush Elections Rule

    04 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger released the following statement on the Senate passage of S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) rule regarding representation election procedures.

  • 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.