The NAM is working to improve and pass federal legislation currently before Congress that would provide billions of dollars for supply chain resiliency, innovation and support for domestic semiconductor production. These measures can also provide key trade relief and aid in the industry’s fight against fake and counterfeit products. Below are related NAM resources we encourage you to review:
|Strengthening the Manufacturing Supply Chain:
This document serves as the industry’s blueprint for an enhanced manufacturing economy, providing policymakers and the administration with recommendations on how we can help resolve the global supply chain crisis and lay the foundation for a renewed modern manufacturing industry. This document is part of the NAM’s its “American Renewal Action Plan.“
|The National Impact of a Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Stoppage:
This study quantifies the impacts of a 15-day closure at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. Specifically, it estimates how such a closure would impact U.S employment, output, and income.
|Competing to Win: This blueprint on issues from taxes and trade to energy and the environment provides a wide-ranging tool to guide policymakers’ actions and ensure that manufacturers can continue transforming the world for years to come.|
|Building to Win: Proposals in this plan were at the core of the bipartisan 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—and will help to make us more resilient, from 21st-century transportation and energy to broadband and water infrastructure, as we work to outcompete China.|
|A Way Forward: Our nation’s rich heritage and global economic influence have been made possible by generations of immigrants. This reasonable, practical and comprehensive proposal addresses the problems created by our current immigration system and how policymakers can fix those issues once and for all.|
|Related News, Insights and Stories: Click here to stay up to speed on the latest related to the NAM’s policy advocacy to invest in and improve manufacturers’ supply chain resiliency.
Broken down by issue: Below are quick links to our most recent news pieces and stories across the major issue areas that play a role in our larger supply chain effort:
Immigration: Immigration reform is essential to our competitiveness worldwide and is a priority of manufacturing leaders across the U.S. as we work to solve the worker shortage that is contributing to our supply chain crisis.
Infrastructure: Our global supply chain network depends on strong and reliable infrastructure. From roads and rails to pipelines and broadband—a healthy supply chain means that manufacturers can move materials and products efficiently, giving our hardworking employees the tools to succeed.
Manufacturing Operations: Facing supply chain challenges, manufacturers are implementing innovative programs that are supporting their efforts to keep their doors open and their workforce strong.
Research, Innovation and Technology: Manufacturing doesn’t just use cutting-edge technology—we create it. But our proven ability to stay innovate and competitive relies on the health of our global supply chain.
Trade: With a level playing field and an accessible market, manufacturers in America can out-perform any competitor. That’s why solving the supply chain crisis is paramount to expanding opportunities to sell our products around the world and ensure global trade is open and healthy.
Workforce: From a historic worker shortage to wage inflation, manufacturers understand that focusing on growing and supporting our workforce is critical to solving our supply chain crisis.