Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • NAM on MTB: We Can See the Path Forward

    20 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), along with more than 200 businesses and business organizations, sent a letter to members of Congress today urging movement on bipartisan and bicameral legislation that would enable the elimination of unnecessary taxes on manufacturers of all sizes and calling for swift action on this long-awaited legislation.

  • NAM: Changing Energy Landscape Demands Congressional Action

    20 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued a statement after the Senate’s bipartisan passage of S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.

  • It’s Time for Congress to Act on Ozone Implementation Relief

    14 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued the following statement after a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing on legislation to provide implementation relief from the 2015 ozone regulation.

  • House and Senate Movement on MTB Invites Wave of Opportunity for Manufacturers

    13 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued a statement on the release of legislation in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate reforming the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process.

  • NAM Names Todd Boppell as New Chief Operating Officer

    11 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM announced Todd Boppell as its chief operating officer (COO), a newly created position within the association.

  • Business Leaders: Fully Functioning Ex-Im Bank Essential to Competitiveness

    08 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    Following the conclusion of the 2016 Annual U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank Summit, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued a joint statement on the importance of a fully functioning Ex-Im Bank to competitiveness.

  • Senate Bill Passes to Help Protect America’s Manufacturing Assets

    04 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement supporting Senate passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which would help curb intellectual property (IP) theft by creating a harmonized federal standard to protect the products manufacturers make and how they make them.

  • Manufacturers to Fight Fundamentally Flawed Silica Rule

    04 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) announced its challenge to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s final silica rule.

  • MCLA Launches Lawsuit to Fight Dangerous Persuader Rule

    30 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued the following statement after the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) announced its challenge to the Department of Labor’s persuader rule in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, joining national, state and local business groups.

  • Manufacturing Leaders Partner to Discuss Impact of Industrial Internet of Things

    29 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM, in partnership with General Electric (GE), PTC and ServiceMax, hosted an executive forum on the role the Industrial Internet of Things.

  • New Silica Rule Is Fundamentally Flawed

    24 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final silica rule.

  • Manufacturers to Congress: End Cuba Trade Restrictions

    23 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    On the heels of President Obama’s visit to Havana, NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey sent a letter calling on congressional leaders to pass legislation to release the trade embargo on Cuba.

  • Persuader Rule Could Silence Manufacturers

    23 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the Department of Labor finalized the persuader rule.

  • Manufacturing Success Depends on American Energy

    15 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued a statement after the release of the Department of the Interior’s Offshore Leasing Plan.

  • NAM Survey: Manufacturers Need Strong Intellectual Property Protections to Ensure Investment and Competitiveness

    11 March 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM issued the first quarter results of its 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey. In addition to the manufacturing outlook, the survey polled NAM members about key intellectual property issues.