2017 Press Releases

  • Timmons: Former NAM Board Member Alex Azar a Strong Choice to Lead HHS

    13 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement after the nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • NAM Unveils Campaign to Expose Activist Litigation Against American Manufacturers

    13 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) announced today the launch of the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP), a campaign to set the record straight and highlight the concerted, coordinated efforts made by trial lawyers, public officials, deep-pocketed foundations and other activists who have sought to undermine and weaken manufacturing in the United States.

  • NAM's Timmons: Another Step Closer to Historic Tax Reform

    10 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the introduction of tax reform legislation in the U.S. Senate.

  • NAM Board Chair Rallies Business Leaders Behind Tax Reform

    09 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    David Farr, chairman and CEO of Emerson and chair of the board of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), will deliver a speech today at the Michigan CEO Summit laying out the stakes of passing tax reform.

  • Click Bond’s Karl Hutter Named to Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    07 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Karl Hutter, president and CEO of Click Bond, Inc., has been named to the NAM Board of Directors.

  • NAM: Nomination of Powell to Lead Federal Reserve “Another Promising Sign for Manufacturers”

    02 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the nomination of Jerome Powell to be chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

  • NAM: Tax Plan Is A Grand Slam For Manufacturers And U.S. Economy

    02 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the tax reform legislation unveiled today by the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • ICYMI: The NAM Raises Concern Over Trend of Activist Lawsuits Against Manufacturers

    01 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) declared in today’s Investor’s Business Daily that trial lawyers are “waging a reckless assault against manufacturers” in pursuing politically-motivated lawsuits.

  • Sorry, Congressman Garrett, There Is Actually No Doubt

    01 November 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons called on Congress to reject Scott Garrett as nominee of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank following today’s hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

  • The Dow Chemical Company’s Jim Fitterling Named to Executive Committee of Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    30 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Jim Fitterling, president and chief operating officer of The Dow Chemical Company and chief operating officer of the Materials Science Division, DowDuPont, has been named to the Executive Committee of the NAM Board of Directors.

  • Pfizer’s Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen Named to Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    30 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, Ph.D., executive vice president and president, Pfizer Global Supply, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Lund-Jurgensen will join the NAM Board to advance a manufacturing policy agenda that promotes growth and prosperity for all Americans.

  • NAM: House Budget Vote “A Victory for Manufacturing Workers”

    26 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the passage of the FY 2018 Budget Resolution (H.Con.Res. 71)—the legislative vehicle for tax reform—by the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • NAM’s Timmons to Senate Banking Committee: Reject Scott Garrett

    25 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    In a letter to Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH), National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons today expressed manufacturers’ firm opposition to the nomination of Scott Garrett to head the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank and affirmed strong support for the nominations of Spencer Bachus, Kimberly Reed, Claudia Slacik and Judith Pryor.

  • ICYMI: NAM’s Timmons Discusses Tax Reform on Fox News

    24 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    NAM’s Timmons Discusses Tax Reform on Fox News

  • NAM Blasts Scott Garrett in New Web Ad: “In His Own Words”

    24 October 2017 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    Ahead of next week’s scheduled confirmation hearing for Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is launching a new web ad using his own words to highlight his vehement opposition as a member of Congress to the existence of the agency and the 1.4 million jobs it supports.