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  • NAMIndustryWeek Survey Shows Manufacturers Optimism at Odds with Deep Frustration Regarding Washington

    09 September 2014 | Press Release

    The latest National Association of Manufacturers NAM/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers shows manufacturers continue to face significant challenges due to policies emanating from Washington, including a broken tax code and energy regulations, and remain extremely frustrated as a result.

  • Manufacturers Bullish on Expected Sales and Capital Spending

    09 June 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., June 9, 2014 – Manufacturers are bullish about the future, projecting both the largest increase in capital spending as well as the largest uptick in expected sales in more than two years, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers NAM/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.

  • New Survey Shows Manufacturers Struggling Under the Affordable Care Act

    09 December 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., December 9, 2013 – The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeekSurvey of Manufacturers shows that skyrocketing health care costs and the troubled implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have created a significant and harmful level of uncertainty for manufacturers in the United States.

  • NAM IndustryWeek Survey Shows Continued Concerns Over Rising Health Care Costs, the Federal Debt and an Uncertain Regulatory Environment

    09 September 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers shows that concerns over rising health care costs, our nation's long-term fiscal challenges and increasing regulatory burdens continue to loom large for manufacturers.

  • Rising Health Care Costs Grow as Top Concern for Manufacturers

    10 June 2013 | Press Release

    According to the second quarter National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released today, manufacturers' concerns over health care and insurance costs are mounting. In addition, the unfavorable business climate due to taxes and regulation and uncertainties related to the political climate continue to be top concerns for manufacturers. More than half of survey respondents stated they were either not prepared or uncertain about how their firm planned to implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act at the beginning of 2014.

  • Survey Shows Manufacturers Concerns Grow Over Rising Health Care Costs

    11 March 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – According to the quarterly survey by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and IndustryWeek released today, rising health care and insurance costs is manufacturers' top concern followed closely by political uncertainty and the unfavorable business climate. Manufacturers overwhelmingly support comprehensive immigration reform at 68.4 percent, which explains manufacturing's advocacy efforts in the current debate in Washington. More than three-fourths of survey respondents said that foreign-born workers are an integral part of the production process.

  • Manufacturers: Fiscal Cliff Takes Toll on Economy

    30 January 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Chief Economist Chad Moutray issued this statement on the report that the 2012 fourth-quarter GDP decreased by 0.1 percent:

  • Manufacturing Optimism Plummets in Face of Fiscal Cliff

    06 December 2012 | Press Release

    The number of manufacturers with an optimistic outlook about the future of their companies has dropped by nearly 40 percent since the beginning of 2012, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released today. The survey finds that the recent slowdown in manufacturing activity, uncertainty caused by the fiscal cliff and the poor business climate are having significant negative effects on businesses throughout the United States.

  • Manufacturing Optimism Continues to Decline Due to Increasing Uncertainty

    26 September 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – Sentiment among manufacturers, according to a new survey, shows a decline in optimism for a second consecutive quarter. The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers is a signal that the compounding effects of Washington's inaction and the slowing global economy means uncertainty for the future of business across the country.

  • Manufacturing Optimism Declines Due to Increased Uncertainty

    29 June 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – Today's release of the National Association of Manufacturers/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers for the second quarter supports what we've seen from recent economic indicators. Manufacturing has been slowing over the past few months. Manufacturers are concerned about tax, energy and regulatory policies coming from Washington. For the second quarter in a row, a majority of respondents identified the unfavorable business climate as their primary challenge, up from 62.2 percent to 64 percent in the first quarter.

  • Second Quarter NAMIndustry Week Index Shows Manufacturers Less Optimistic

    03 December 2009 | Press Release

    Second Quarter NAM Industry Week Index Shows Manufacturers Less Optimistic 08 164 CONTACT HANK COX (202) 637 3090 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lowest Confidence Level In History of Survey WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2008 Confidence among large manufacturers eroded in the second