Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • Manufacturers: We Don’t Want to Be on the Sidelines Anymore

    22 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement after the Senate approved bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.

  • Congress Must Act to Avoid Retaliation Against Manufacturers

    18 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey released a statement after the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling on the U.S. Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) standards.

  • Don’t Think Ex-Im Impacts Jobs? Watch This

    14 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the following video in response to recent claims that a lapse of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) would not hurt manufacturing jobs.

  • Clock Is Ticking for Manufacturers

    14 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey released the following statement after the Senate vote to move to debate on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

  • Senate Once Again Fails to Act on Critical Trade Legislation

    12 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the importance of the Export-Import Bank to manufacturing jobs in America.

  • Timmons: Ex-Im Lapse Threatens Manufacturing Jobs in America

    06 May 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the importance of the Export-Import Bank to manufacturing jobs in America.

  • Manufacturers Call for Investment Protections in TPA

    21 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    In a letter coordinated by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), more than 60 associations representing millions of manufacturers and businesses across the United States are calling on Congress to maintain strong investment and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in upcoming Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.

  • Manufacturers Rally Behind Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

    16 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Manufacturers are rallying behind bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced today by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI).

  • Manufacturers: Senate Tariff Legislation Is Critical First Step

    16 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued the following statement on the introduction of bipartisan legislation to reform the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill.

  • U.S. Tax System Is Holding Us Back

    13 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    A white paper released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation highlights that the U.S. corporate tax system is a drag on manufacturers’ global competitiveness.

  • Timmons: Manufacturers’ Best Days Lie Ahead

    10 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement on General Electric’s announcement to increase its focus on continued investment and growth in manufacturing and the industrial sector.

  • Manufacturers Bulk Up Legal Muscle in Response to Aggressive NLRB

    02 April 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action, the legal arm of the NAM, is bulking up its legal muscle with the establishment of the Manufacturers’ Compliance Institute (MCI). In response to an aggressive agenda from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other agencies, the MCI will provide legal support on matters relating to labor and employment compliance, giving manufacturers another tool to address the growing federal regulatory burden.

  • New Poll Shows Americans Continue to Overwhelmingly Support Trade Agreements

    26 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Likely general election voters across the political spectrum remain supportive of trade agreements with additional countries that open overseas markets for goods manufactured in the United States and continue to overwhelmingly believe Congress and the President should work together to seek new trade deals, according to new polling data.

  • NAM Announces New Hires and Staff Changes

    23 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM has added to its growing team of experts and professionals dedicated to advancing the manufacturing agenda, progressing manufacturing policy and defining the voice of manufacturers.

  • NAM Chamber Welcome Senate Efforts to Reauthorize ExIm Bank

    20 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Director of Trade Facilitation Policy Lauren Airey and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director of International Policy Christopher Wenk issued the following joint statement on introduction of two Senate bills for a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.