Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here. Use the navigation to the left to view by year.
  • Confirmation of Scott Pruitt Will Bring Balance to the EPA

    17 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    – National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement congratulating Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator.

  • Manufacturers Welcome President Trump’s Nomination of Alexander Acosta

    16 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on the nomination of Alexander Acosta as secretaryof the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Trump Administration Delivers on DAPL

    07 February 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will grant permission to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

  • President Trump Takes “Refreshing” Stance on Workplace Protections

    31 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on President Donald Trump’s decision to uphold a 2014 executive order that “protects employees from anti-LGBTQ workplace discrimination while working for federal contractors.”

  • Congress Begins “Midnight Regs” Cleanup

    30 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM issued its support for legislation to be considered by Congress that would support repeal of several onerous regulations—all of which were implemented in the final weeks of the previous presidential administration.

  • Keystone XL Application “One Step Closer” to Tens of Thousands of Manufacturing Jobs

    26 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM lauded the filing of an application to begin work on the Keystone XL pipeline project. NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement.

  • President Trump Makes Good on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline Promises

    24 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on President Donald Trump’s actions on the Keystone XL Pipeline and Dakota Access Pipeline projects.

  • Manufacturers to President Trump: #YoureHired

    20 January 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM, the nation’s largest manufacturing trade association and the unified voice of manufacturers in America, today unveiled a digital campaign to trumpet change in Washington.

  • 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.