NAM in the News

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  • Manufacturers Back Microsoft in Digital Privacy Case

    20 January 2015 | Article

    Imagine if the U.S. government demanded to seize personal e-mails within the control of a U.S.-based Internet service provider but stored on a foreign server without following the proper legal procedures.

  • In the News: Settling Investor State Disputes

    29 December 2014 | Article

    Linda Dempsey, NAM vice president for international economic affairs, responds to a New York Times op-ed, "When Corporations Sue Governments."

  • Manufacturers Need an Unregulated Internet: Column (USA Today)

    13 December 2014 | Article

    "A study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers said the EPA’s new rule will cost America’s economy more than $140 billion a year between 2017 and 2040."

  • Washington, Please Leave the Internet Alone

    09 December 2014 | Article | Author: Jay Timmons

    Manufacturers have become technology companies. They have leveraged the Internet to compete, deploy new technologies, connect with their workforce and their customers, reduce costs, cut waste, enhance the environment and create safer, more reliable products. President Obama’s proposal to regulate the Internet, using an 80-year-old law enacted during the era of rotary telephones, threatens to curtail future investment in our nation’s communications infrastructure, which has helped fuel this manufacturing innovation engine.

  • Long Beach, Los Angeles ports dispute threatens jobs from coast to coast

    14 November 2014 | Article | Author: Jay Timmons

    Congestion at the ports has risen to crisis levels, due in part to the lack of a contract. Negotiations have become toxic, with management accusing labor of “orchestrated slowdowns” and labor accusing management of attempting to “smear the union."

  • Leading the Future

    16 June 2014 | Article

    There is much that manufacturers can learn from each other to make sure our comeback continues in the years to come.

  • In Infrastructure We Trust (Member Focus)

    19 June 2013 | Article

    The NAM asked its members how important cybersecurity is to their business, the significant steps being taken to secure networks and where they see the biggest threats to their business.

  • Manufacturing Quick Takes: Cybersecurity Guard (Member Focus)

    17 April 2013 | Article

    The NAM asked its members how important cybersecurity is to their business, the significant steps being taken to secure networks and where they see the biggest threats to their business.

  • Manufacturing Quick Takes: Cybersecurity Guard (Member Focus)

    17 April 2013 | Article

    The NAM asked its members how important cybersecurity is to their business, the significant steps being taken to secure networks and where they see the biggest threats to their business.

  • Manufacturers Steal the Show at CES

    19 February 2013 | Article | Author: Brian Raymond

    As leading technology innovators, manufacturers were in the spotlight at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, hosted in Las Vegas, Nev. The NAM was there to maximize manufacturing’s exposure and seize the opportunity to help connect the world’s leading manufacturers with key policy leaders in Congress and the Administration attending the CES.

  • Yesterday's Story—or Tomorrow's?

    Article

    At the NAM, we are making the case that it is long past time for our policymakers to make a serious commitment. Investing in infrastructure matters more than ever.