Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • Timmons: Isolationist Rhetoric Won’t Create More Manufacturing Jobs, but the Right Policies Will

    05 August 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ July jobs numbers.

  • Timmons: Chamber’s Josten Set Standard for Effective Lobbying

    25 July 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the announcement of the retirement of R. Bruce Josten from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

  • Manufacturers Score Win in Microsoft Case

    14 July 2016 | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Today, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a troubling lower court decision holding that the government can use a search warrant issued in the United States under the Stored Communications Act to gain access to digital content owned by a non-U.S. customer and located outside of the United States.

  • Timmons Hails USTR Announcement on China

    13 July 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the announcement by the office of the U.S. Trade Representative that the United States is launching a World Trade Organization (WTO) case challenging China’s export duties on nine raw materials, all of which are widely used by manufacturers in the United States.

  • OSHA Delay on Injury and Illness Rule a Major Win for Manufacturers

    13 July 2016 | Author: Mallory Micetich

    One day after the filing of a memorandum and emergency motion by the Manufacturers Center for Legal Action (MCLA) seeking to enjoin the implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new injury and illness rule, the Department of Labor announced a delay in enforcement of the new rule until November 1, 2016.

  • Timmons: Our Economy Isn’t Creating Jobs Fast Enough

    08 July 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the June jobs numbers.

  • Manufacturers: OSHA Lacks Statutory Authority on Injury and Illness Rule

    08 July 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement announcing the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) challenge to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) injury and illness rule in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

  • ICYMI: Section 385 Regulations to Have Significant Negative Impact on Manufacturers

    07 July 2016 | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued a joint statement calling on the Senate to act to restore a quorum to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

  • Delays in Confirming Ex-Im Board Put US Jobs at Risk

    30 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued a joint statement calling on the Senate to act to restore a quorum to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

  • NAM Launches Manufacturing a Sustainable Future Blog

    30 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM launched a new blog series and social media campaign today, titled “Manufacturing a Sustainable Future,” focusing on manufacturers’ role in advancing sustainability.

  • Persuader Court Action a Win for Manufacturers

    27 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement on the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to halt the Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule, which dictates how employers can talk to their employees by instituting new reporting requirements.

  • Manufacturers: House Tax Blueprint an Important Step Toward Much-Needed Reforms

    24 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement on a legislative blueprint on comprehensive tax reform spearheaded by House leadership.

  • Manufacturers to Congress: Fix Our Broken Immigration System

    23 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Texas.

  • Rising Health Care Costs Continue to Challenge Manufacturers

    22 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement after the House Republican Task Force on Health Care Reform released a white paper to improve and update our health care system.

  • Manufacturers Urge California to Protect Innovation

    20 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Today, the NAM released an analysis exploring the economic impact of innovation in California.