Press Releases

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  • House Listens to Manufacturers, Takes Legislative Step to Strengthen Manufacturing Workforce

    22 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement in support of House passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act to reauthorize the Perkins Act.

  • Manufacturers Respond to Speaker Ryan’s Tax Pitch

    20 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers hosted House Speaker Paul Ryan at the 2017 Manufacturing Summit today, where he delivered a major address on tax reform, a top priority for manufacturers

  • Manufacturers Support President Trump’s Approach to Smarter Regulation

    15 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Center for Legal Action filed a brief in the Public Citizen v. Trump lawsuit in support of the administration’s executive order on regulations.

  • Dow President and COO Jim Fitterling Named to Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    08 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that President and Chief Operating Officer of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) Jim Fitterling was elected to the NAM Board of Directors, where he will play a strategic role in advancing a policy agenda that promotes growth for the manufacturing sector and its more than 12 million workers in America.

  • Carolyn Lee to Lead NAM’S Manufacturing Institute as New Executive Director

    07 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) named Carolyn Lee executive director of The Manufacturing Institute, the industry’s premier authority for objective research, education and workforce solutions.

  • Vice President Pence, House Speaker Ryan, Leader McCarthy to Headline Manufacturing Summit

    06 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Vice President Mike Pence will kick off the NAM’s Manufacturing Summit. House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will address hundreds of manufacturers before they take to Capitol Hill to highlight manufacturing’s top priorities.

  • Manufacturers Rolling Up Their Sleeves to Work with Trump Administration, Congress to Strengthen NAFTA

    18 May 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

  • Manufacturing Industry Critical to Economic Prosperity: Deloitte Survey of U.S. Public

    11 May 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The vast majority of surveyed Americans believe manufacturing plays a vital role in safeguarding U.S. economic prosperity and maintaining their quality of life, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Perceptions Survey from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute.

  • Manufacturers in Energy Supply Chain Cheer Executive Order

    28 April 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) members and energy supply chain manufacturers Eric Meyers of Oil City Iron Works, Inc. and Ed Grand-Lienard of Special Products & Manufacturing, Inc. applauded President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order directing the U.S. Department of the Interior to review options for opening up land for more energy exploration.

  • Manufacturers to President Trump: Thank You for Tackling Job-Crushing Regs!

    27 April 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation’s largest manufacturing trade association and the unified voice of manufacturers in America, unveiled a digital and print ad campaign thanking President Donald Trump for his commitment to manufacturers by addressing our nation’s regulatory burden head-on during his first 100 days in office.

  • Timmons: President’s Tax Plan Will Create Opportunity, Improve Lives

    26 April 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 proposed tax reform blueprint.

  • Cargill’s MacLennan Named to Executive Committee of Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    10 April 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Cargill CEO David MacLennan has been named to the Executive Committee of the NAM Board of Directors

  • Manufacturing Jobs Increase for Fourth Straight Month

    07 April 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on the release of the March jobs numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today.

  • Manufacturers’ Optimism at 20-Year High, According to New NAM Survey

    31 March 2017 | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    Fresh off the heels of the third straight month of manufacturing job growth, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the first Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey since President Donald Trump took office.

  • President Trump Delivers Decisive Win on Regulations

    28 March 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons today joined President Donald Trump at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where the president signed an executive order rolling back several energy regulations impeding manufacturers’ ability to succeed.