Press Releases

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  • New Study Shows Manufacturing Demand for Natural Gas Will Grow

    03 May 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and IHS Economics released a new comprehensive study that reveals how natural gas has strengthened manufacturing and encouraged U.S. manufacturing growth and employment and highlights the positive impact to communities around the United States.

  • Manufacturers Call on Government to Address Key Issues with India

    02 May 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM released a set of priorities today outlining specific steps the U.S. and Indian governments should take to ensure productive outcomes from upcoming dialogues and engagements, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s U.S. visit in June.

  • Manufacturers: Defend Trade Secrets Act Keeps Us Competitive

    27 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement praising congressional leaders for passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

  • Manufacturers: House Passage of MTB Brings Us One Step Closer to Relief

    27 April 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after House passage of trade legislation that would establish a new Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process on imported inputs and products not available in the United States.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.