Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • New Study: Manufacturers Face 297,696 Regulatory Restrictions

    18 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    As the incoming Trump administration prepares to reform and roll back many misguided federal regulations, the NAM has released a new study revealing the sheer number of business and operational hurdles that manufacturers face on a daily basis as a result of the nation’s current regulatory structure.

  • Bill Carteaux to Chair the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations

    17 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM announced that Bill Carteaux, president and CEO of The Plastics Industry Association, will serve as chair of the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) for a one-year term. Chris Jahn, president of The Fertilizer Institute, will serve as vice chair.

  • New NAM Ad Campaign: Support Scott Pruitt

    13 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM will run three ads, starting this weekend, calling on viewers to contact their U.S. senators and voice their support for the U.S. Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator.

  • New NAM Board to Be Powerful Voice with New Administration

    12 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM Board of Directors kicked off its new two-year term on January 1. Following an election in which manufacturing issues and manufacturing voters were front and center, the new NAM leaders are poised to be influential voices with the incoming Trump administration, which has already turned to the NAM seeking policy advice and counsel.

  • Timmons to Senate: Time to Move on Tillerson

    11 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

  • Manufacturers: Faster Job Growth Requires Action on Nominees

    06 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December employment data.

  • Manufacturers Congratulate Marc Short

    04 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Marc Short as White House Director of Legislative Affairs.

  • Alliance of Wyoming Manufacturers Joins NAM as State Partner

    03 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM welcomes the Alliance of Wyoming Manufacturers (AWM) as the association’s newest State Associations Group (SAG) member.

  • Timmons: Lighthizer a “Solid Pick” for USTR

    03 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the nomination of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as secretary of energy.

  • Manufacturers Energized by President-Elect’s Focus on Manufacturing

    21 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the President-elect’s announcement on the creation of the White House National Trade Council under the leadership of Dr. Peter Navarro.

  • Timmons: Perry Uniquely Suited to Lead

    14 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the nomination of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as secretary of energy.

  • Timmons: Tillerson Staunch Force for Dignity and Opportunity

    13 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the nomination of ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.

  • WIIN Act A Long-Awaited Victory for Manufacturers

    10 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after final passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN).

  • Timmons on Puzder: “Trump Has Served Up One of the Best Leaders on the Menu”

    09 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement after President Obama denied the permits necessary to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Timmons: President-Elect Trump Brings the Smackdown with McMahon Nomination

    08 December 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the nomination of business executive Linda McMahon as administrator of the Small Business Administration.