Search Results for 2009

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  • NAM Appreciates Senate Amendments to Improve Health Care System

    18 February 2010 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Executive Vice President Jay Timmons issued the following statement on –The Value and Innovation Amendment Package– introduced today by Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and 10 other Freshman Senate Democrats to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act proposed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV):

  • NAM Supports Murphy Amendment on Derivatives

    18 February 2010 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Tax and Economic Policy Dorothy Coleman issued the following statement on Rep. Scott Murphy's (D-NY) Amendment to H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009:

  • NAM Says EPA Endangerment Finding Will Hurt Manufacturers' Competitiveness

    18 February 2010 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Energy & Resources Policy Keith McCoy issued the following statement today on the Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) final –endangerment finding– declaring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions a danger to the public health and welfare of current and future generations:

  • NAM Outlines Recommendations to Modernize Outdated Export Control System

    18 February 2010 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which has been leading business community efforts with the current and previous administrations to modernize the export control system, yesterday provided a letter to National Security Advisor General James Jones and National Economic Advisor Lawrence Summers outlining its recommendations for the President's export controls review. The letter stressed the need to tighten controls on truly sensitive technology and simplify controls on technology that is not critical to national security – and is readily available from other countries.

  • NAM: Senate Moving Forward On Health Care Bill 'Unfortunate'

    12 January 2010 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    As the Senate moved to end debate and vote on Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act today, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President John Engler issued the following statement in opposition to the bill.

  • NAM President John Engler Comments on Federal Loans for Auto Industry

    12 January 2010 | Press Release

    NAM President John Engler Comments on Federal Loans for Auto IndustryWASHINGTON, D.C. National Association of Manufacturers President John Engler today issued the following statement regarding a proposal for federal loans to the auto industry    Manufacturing is the mainstay of

  • NAM Brief Challenges End-Run Around Class Action Fairness Act

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has joined other business groups filing an amicus brief in an important case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving a scheme by trial lawyers to avoid federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA).

  • NAM Forms Nuclear Energy Workforce Coalition

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today announced the Nuclear Energy Workforce (NEW) Coalition created to empower a new generation of skilled workers to assume high-paying jobs in a resurgent, expanding nuclear power industry.

  • NAM Supports WTO Case Against Unjustified Regulation On U.S. Poultry

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) endorsed the decision announced today by U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab to request formal World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement consultations with the European Union (EU) regarding the EU's ban on the import and marketing of poultry meat and poultry meat products from the United States.

  • Michael Campbell of Arch Chemicals Inc. To Lead Nation's Largest Industrial Trade Association

    03 December 2009 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michael Campbell, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Arch Chemicals Inc. in Norwalk, Conn., began his two-year term on January 1, 2009, as chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation's largest industrial trade association. Campbell was elected chairman at the NAM's semi-annual Board of Directors meeting in October 2008. He succeeds Charles E. Bunch, chairman and chief executive officer, PPG Industries, Inc. in this voluntary position.

  • NAM Opposes Separate Waiver for California Fuel Efficiency Rule

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to a statement today by President Barack Obama that he would ask the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review state efforts to regulate vehicle emissions, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President for Energy and Resources Policy Keith McCoy issued the following statement:

  • NAM Honors Oklahoma Congressional Delegation for UNIFIED Support of Manufacturing

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today joined with the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce & Industry to acknowledge the entire Oklahoma Congressional delegation – Senators James Inhofe and Tom Coburn, Reps. John Sullivan, Dan Boren, Frank Lucas, Tom Cole and Mary Fallin – for their solid support of the NAM's pro-manufacturing, pro-jobs agenda in Congress. Cole, Fallin and Lucas were on hand to receive the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at a breakfast reception hosted by Larry Nichols, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Devon Energy Corporation and Regional Vice Chairman of the NAM Board of Directors, at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City.

  • NAM Commends European Commission for Resolving Long-Standing Labeling Issue

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today commended the European Union and the U.S. Government for resolving a long-standing transatlantic trade issue related to labeling of products imported into the EU.

  • NAM Promotes Ryan Modlin to Vice President of Government Relations

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today announced that Ryan Modlin, formerly Senior Director of Government Relations, has been promoted to Vice President of Government Relations.

  • NAM President Engler Hails U.S.UAE 123 Agreement Signed Today; Urges Quick Congressional Approval

    03 December 2009 | Press Release | Author: Erin Streeter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President John Engler strongly endorsed the –123 Agreement– on Commercial Nuclear Technology signed today at the Department of State by Secretary Condoleezza Rice and her counterpart from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.