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  • Timmons: Manufacturing as Resilient and Robust as Ever

    02 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.

  • Manufacturing Army Bolstered with Proven Industry Leaders

    20 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM announced new Board of Directors leadership for the more than 14,000 member group that is the powerful voice for millions working in the manufacturing sector. Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO of Tenneco Inc., will serve as chair of the NAM Board of Directors, and John F. Lundgren, chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., will serve as vice chair for a two-year term. In addition, Tom Riordan, president and CEO of Neenah Enterprises, Inc., will serve as chair of the Small and Medium Manufacturers (SMM) Group, and Drew Greenblatt, president and owner of Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC, will serve as vice chair.

  • President's Call for Pro-Trade Policies Promising Sign for Manufacturers

    20 January 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The analysis of a study commissioned by the NAM focuses on the macroeconomic impact of five policy changes: a maximum corporate tax rate of 25 percent; a globally competitive international territorial tax system; full expensing for capital equipment; an enhanced and permanent policy toward research and development; and parallel changes for non-corporate pass-through businesses.

  • Manufacturers Now Is the Time to Govern

    04 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the results of the 2014 midterm election.

  • New Report Shows Status Quo on Infrastructure Hampers Competitiveness

    23 September 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    A new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers NAM and conducted by Inforum at the University of Maryland offers a view into the economic benefits the U.S. economy would reap with a more concerted effort to address the nation's infrastructure needs.

  • Manufacturers Welcome Extension of Moratorium on Internet Taxes

    18 September 2014 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., September 18, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers Vice President of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy Dorothy Coleman issued this statement thanking Congress for including the ban on taxing Internet access in the continuing resolution approved this week: –Manufacturers view the Internet as a critical piece of the infrastructure that has transformed manufacturing into the sleek, technology-driven industry it is today.

  • Manufacturers: Free Political Speech a Bedrock of Democracy

    11 September 2014 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., September 11, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers NAM Vice President of Infrastructure, Legal and Regulatory Policy Rosario Palmieri issued this statement in support of the Senate's rejection of S.J. Res. 19, a constitutional amendment that would obstruct the opportunity to participate in the political process.

  • Manufacturers: House Legislation Important Next Step in Providing Stable and Reliable Infrastructure

    15 July 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., July 15, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers NAM Vice President of Infrastructure, Legal and Regulatory Policy Rosario Palmieri released a statement after House passage of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.

  • Manufacturers Applaud Passage of WRRDA Conference Report

    20 May 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Manufacturers Applaud Passage of WRRDA Conference ReportLegislation Will Ensure Critical Investment in Our Nation’s Ports and Waterways National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement after passage of the conference

  • Timmons: Crumbling Infrastructure Hurting Manufacturers

    12 May 2014 | Press Release

    Speaking on a panel organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Council on Competitiveness and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered a simple message for policymakers: Our nation's aging and crumbling infrastructure is impeding manufacturers' competitiveness. As the kickoff event to Infrastructure Week 2014, the panel also included other national infrastructure leaders, including U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue, Council on Competitiveness President and CEO Deborah Wince-Smith and Organization for International Investment President and CEO Nancy McLernon.

  • Passage of Legislation to Streamline Permitting Process Good News for Manufacturers

    06 March 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., March 6, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement after passage of H.R. 2641, the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act:

  • Tax Increases in Presidents Budget Block Growth

    04 March 2014 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement in response to the release of the President's budget for fiscal year 2015:

  • Manufacturers Need Long-Term Solutions to Our Nations Infrastructure Problems

    27 February 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., February 26, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in response to President Obama's recently released infrastructure proposal:

  • Manufacturers: Cut the Red Tape and Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

    31 January 2014 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., January 31, 2014 – In anticipation of the release of the environmental impact statement for the Keystone XL pipeline, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons urged swift approval and highlighted the growth the pipeline would bring:

  • Manufacturers: A Year for Action Must Translate to a Year for Growth

    28 January 2014 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union address tonight: