Business Operations

Manufacturers Step Up for Their Communities

April 17, 2020

Across the country, the men and women who make things in America are working tirelessly to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. At ID4A Technologies, a global manufacturing technology and industrial automation company based in San Francisco, California, that effort takes many…

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Manufacturers Ready to Continue Critical Work with DOD Nominee

December 8, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Following President-elect Joe Biden’s announcement that he will nominate Gen. Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement: “Throughout history, manufacturers have been the arsenal of…

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NAM Board Reelects Lamach and Fitterling

March 2, 2021

The NAM Board of Directors has reelected Trane Technologies Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach as its chairman and Dow Chairman and CEO Jim Fitterling as vice chair. Lamach and Fitterling provided stalwart leadership during an extraordinarily difficult year. Under their…

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Timmons Delivers 2020 NAM State of Manufacturing Address in Iowa

January 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the eighth-annual NAM State of Manufacturing Address today at equipment manufacturer Vermeer Corporation in Pella, Iowa. Speaking to Vermeer Corporation employees, business and community leaders and local manufacturers,…

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Manufacturer Bears Down on COVID-19

April 13, 2020

Ketchie, Inc., a woman-owned, North Carolina-based manufacturer with 26 employees, has been supplying a mounted ball bearing product line to distributors since 1975. Now it is a critical part of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of Ketchie’s…

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Supporting Your Workforce Through The Manufacturing Institute

The Manufacturing Institute grows and supports the manufacturing industry’s skilled workers for the advancement of modern manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute’s diverse initiatives support all American workers, including women, veterans and students, through skills training programs, community building and supporting the…


Diversity and Inclusion: What You Need to Know

February 12, 2021

If you’re a manufacturer looking to begin—or improve—your diversity and inclusion efforts, you’ll need some expert advice. That’s why The Manufacturing Institute—the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers—hosted a virtual summit recently on D&I development,…