2018 Press Releases

  • Emerson Chairman and CEO and NAM Board Chair David Farr Testifies Before House Ways and Means Committee

    16 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    Emerson Chairman and CEO and National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Board Chair David Farr testified at today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on how tax reform is growing our economy and creating jobs.

  • Manufacturers Are Boosting Hiring, Wages and Investment

    16 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    A new survey from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) shows that manufacturers are keeping their promise after passage of the historic tax reform legislation by boosting wages, hiring and investment.

  • NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey Testifies on Proposed Section 301 Tariffs

    15 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey testified at today’s U.S. Trade Representative hearing on the proposed Section 301 tariffs. Dempsey’s testimony focused on the U.S.–China trading relationship and reiterated NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons’ call for the Trump administration to pursue a bilateral trade agreement with China. 

  • NAM Celebrates Sixth Annual Infrastructure Week

    14 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the kickoff of the sixth annual Infrastructure Week.

  • ICYMI: A World Without Cures

    11 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    Ahead of the President’s Announcement, a Word of Caution from Manufacturers on Government-Driven “Solutions” on Drug Prices

  • NAM Files Amicus Brief in Millennium Bulk Terminals Case

    02 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Shapiro

    The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) has filed an amicus brief in an important case before the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington.

  • NAM Statement on Mike Sommers

    02 May 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the announcement that Mike Sommers will become the next CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API). 

  • NAM Statement on Kraig Naasz

    27 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the transition of Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz to his former firm.

  • Jon Lindekugel of 3M Named to Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

    19 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced that Jon Lindekugel, senior vice president, supply chain, 3M, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors.

  • NAM Launches ‘Keeping Our Promise’ Campaign Featuring New Tax Reform Stories from Manufacturers

    17 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on Tax Day celebrating the ways in which the historic new tax law continues to supercharge manufacturing and announcing the “Keeping Our Promise” campaign—a new series of original stories from manufacturers about the impact tax reform has had on their businesses and workers.

  • NAM Statement on the Passing of Barbara Bush

    17 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Shapiro

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush.

  • NAM Survey: Tax Reform Is “Rocket Fuel” for Manufacturers

    12 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the results of the Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey for the first quarter of 2018, which shows many key indicators for the sector’s economic health at record highs following enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

  • NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey Testifies on U.S.–China Trade Relations

    11 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey testified at today’s Senate Finance Trade Subcommittee hearing on market access challenges in China.

  • NAM Statement on Paul Ryan

    11 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement on the retirement announcement of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan.

  • NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray Testifies on the Benefits of Tax Reform for U.S. Manufacturers

    11 April 2018 | Press Release | Author: Michael Short

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Chief Economist Chad Moutray testified at today’s Joint Economic Committee hearing on unleashing America’s economic potential. Moutray’s testimony focused on the positive impact of tax reform on the U.S. economy, including his predictions of accelerated GDP and job growth, as well as increased fixed investment in the manufacturing sector.