Press Releases

Find the latest news from the NAM here.  Use the navigation to the left to view by year. 
  • 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.

  • Manufacturers One Step Forward Two Steps Back Policies Stunt Growth

    20 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resource Policy Ross Eisenberg issued the following statement on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hydraulic fracturing regulations for federal lands.

  • Manufacturers Demand Action on NLRBs Ambush Elections Rule

    19 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released a statement on House passage of S.J. Res. 8, a House and Senate joint resolution to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) rule regarding representation election procedures.

  • Manufacturers Support Legislation That Guards Against Most Expensive Regulation

    17 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement supporting the bipartisan Clean Air, Strong Economies (CASE) Act introduced in the Senate today.

  • Survey Manufacturers Reject Presidents Tax Plan

    09 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Manufacturers reject President Obama’s latest budget proposal that would increase estate taxes on small and medium-sized businesses, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Senate Action on the NLRBs Ambush Elections Rule

    04 March 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger released the following statement on the Senate passage of S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) rule regarding representation election procedures.

  • Regulating Open Internet Will Stifle Manufacturing Innovation

    26 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse released a statement on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s decision to regulate the open Internet.

  • NAM: Proposed Ozone Rule Still The Most Costly

    26 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    An update of the landmark study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting and commissioned by the NAM reveals that the more stringent ozone standard proposed by the EPA could reduce GDP by $140 billion per year and carry a compliance price tag of $1.1 trillion.

  • Manufacturers and Laborers Agree: Keystone Veto Is Missed Opportunity for American Workers

    24 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The NAM, which represents more than 12 million men and women who make things in the United States, today joined with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), which represents nearly 500 local union chapters in the United States and Canada, to address the opportunity missed when President Barack Obama vetoed legislation to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

  • The NAM and Teradata Kick Off Manufacturing Partnership

    23 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The NAM welcomed Teradata as an exclusive 2015 Manufacturing Partner. Through this partnership, Teradata will provide thought leadership programs at NAM regional and national events and connect with manufacturing executives to help companies find new insights from their data.

  • Manufacturers: Ports Agreement Staves Off Economic Disaster

    21 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the contract agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

  • NAM Partners with Ecolab to Support Manufacturers Nationwide

    17 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2015 State of Manufacturing Address before students, faculty and local manufacturing leaders at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., today.

  • For Growth and Jobs Its Time for the President to Say Yes

    11 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement following House passage of legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.