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  • House Listens to Manufacturers, Takes Legislative Step to Strengthen Manufacturing Workforce

    22 June 2017 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement in support of House passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act to reauthorize the Perkins Act.

  • EverFi and the NAM Launch Future Careers Initiative

    06 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.

  • How to Build the Skilled Talent Pipeline

    10 October 2014 | Press Release

    The NAM's Task Force on Competitiveness & the Workforce  created a toolkit and guide to help manufacturing leaders collaborate in their local communities to determine the key competencies needed for new hires to succeed in today’s advanced manufacturing operations, develop a plan for local workforce training providers to deliver the needed training and grow a pipeline to ensure a supply of future skilled talent.

  • Manufacturing Leaders Launch Task Force to Tackle Workforce and Competitiveness Issues

    03 October 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., October 3, 2013 – Caterpillar Chairman and CEO and National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Board Chair Doug Oberhelman announced the formation of a task force of business and manufacturing leaders that will tackle the workforce challenges hampering the continued growth of American manufacturing competitiveness in the global marketplace.

  • The NAM Announces Formation of New Immigration Coalition to Boost STEM Education

    22 January 2013 | Press Release

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced the formation of a new coalition, inSPIRE STEM USA (Supporting Productive Immigration Reform and Education). The coalition, comprised of businesses, education groups and other national associations, is being formed to address the high-skilled jobs crisis and improve the U.S. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education system. Innovation is the lifeblood of manufacturing, and it is critical that companies have the skilled workforce they need. As a technologically advanced industry, manufacturing relies on skilled workers to lead and grow the U.S. economy.