2015 Press Releases

  • Manufacturers Welcome President Obama’s Decision to Attend Hannover Messe 2016

    31 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the announcement that President Obama will attend Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, in April 2016.

  • 2015: A Year of Historic Victories for Manufacturers

    30 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after a year of historic victories for America’s manufacturers and job creators.

  • Manufacturers to Challenge EPA Ozone Regulation in Court

    23 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement announcing the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action’s (MCLA) challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new ozone regulation.

  • Timmons: This Is an Historic Victory for Our Country

    18 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after Congress passed historic spending legislation with many key manufacturing priorities including significant business tax relief, an end to the ban on crude oil exports, a two-year delay of the Cadillac tax, a repeal of onerous Country-of-Origin labeling requirements and new rules to ease the public–private exchange of cybersecurity information.

  • Senate Passage of TSCA Reform Critical for Manufacturing

    17 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued a statement after the Senate passed S.B. 697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Historic Agreement on Tax Provisions

    16 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM welcomed a bipartisan agreement by Congress on a package of tax provisionscritical to manufacturing growth and competition.

  • Manufacturers Hail Trade Provisions in Spending Bill

    16 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey released a statement after Congress released details of its spending bill.

  • Manufacturers: Employee Benefits Tax Delay Provides Needed Relief

    16 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray issued s statement after Congress released details of its spending bill which includes a provision to delay the Employee Benefits Tax more commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.”

  • Manufacturers Applaud House Action on Customs Conference Report

    11 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued a statement on House passage today of long-awaited, widely supported legislation updating and improving U.S. customs and border policies.

  • Manufacturers and Business Owners Talk Policy with Presidential Candidate Kasich

    10 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Manufacturers from across the United States participated in a tele–town hall today with 2016 presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-OH).

  • America’s Pipelines: Fueling the Manufacturing Economy

    10 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    A new study from IHS Economics and commissioned by the NAM reveals the impact crude oil pipelines have on U.S. manufacturing growth and employment and the advancement and development potential for manufacturers if new crude oil pipelines are constructed to take advantage of the U.S. energy renaissance.

  • NAM Survey: Economic Outlook Diminishes in Fourth Quarter

    08 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM released its fourth quarter 2015 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey today, revealing a five-point drop in the NAM Manufacturing Outlook Index and that manufacturers continue to cite an unfavorable business climate as their top business challenge.

  • New Study Shows Virtually All Manufacturers Impacted by Tax on Employee Benefits

    08 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM released a new study, titled Heads Up: A Tax on Employee Benefits Is Coming Your Way.

  • As WTO Announces Retaliation, Manufacturers Call on Congress to Repeal Country-of-Origin Labeling

    07 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey released the following statement after the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced retaliation levels relating to Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) for muscle cuts of beef and pork.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Needed Highway Solution

    03 December 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and Tenneco Inc. Chairman and CEO and NAM Board Chair Gregg Sherrill issued the following statements after Congress sent a well-funded, long-term highway solution to President Obama.