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2014-07-31 12:23:45

Could Cost U.S. Economy $3.4 Trillion, Endanger Millions of American Jobs WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NERA Economic Consulting and commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reveals that a more stringent ozone standard from the Obama Administration could reduce GDP by $270 billion per year and carry a compliance price tag of $2.2 trillion from 2017 to 2040, increasing energy costs and placing millions of jobs at risk. At this price,...

2014-07-31 12:23:27

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will host a national media conference call on Thursday, July 31, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to release the results of a landmark economic study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting. The study assesses the impacts of the Obama Administration's planned revisions to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone nationally and in...

2014-07-29 23:02:05

Manufacturing Day, an annual celebration of manufacturing, announces the first official video contest to showcase modern manufacturing. Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Manufacturing Day, the annual celebration of manufacturing in North America, kicks off its official video contest today, July 28, 2014. Designed to capture the enthusiasm Manufacturing Day hosts have for manufacturing and the annual celebration which gives them an opportunity to showcase modern manufacturing to the...

2014-06-12 16:20:49

DETROIT, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under its "Talented Workforce Initiative," the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council announced today that the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) was selected as the "Best U.S. National Program" for workforce development. The Council created this Initiative to identify the "most imaginative and effective solutions for building the region's pool of manufacturing talent." "It is an honor to receive this prestigious recognition from the...

2014-05-08 16:21:30

LATROBE, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso debunked common myths about manufacturing and encouraged manufacturing leaders to be the change the industry needs to remake the American dream as he addressed an audience as keynote speaker at the Industry Week Best Plants conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 7. Visit Cardoso's interview with Industry Week from after the keynote. "If we don't turn these myths around, we...

2014-03-19 12:23:00

PITTSBURGH, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Michael S. Williams, senior vice president - strategic planning and business development, has been named to the Board of Directors at the National Association of Manufacturing (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States. "Mike's appointment speaks to the critical role that steelmaking plays in the American manufacturing industry," said Mario Longhi,...

2014-03-11 08:21:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSSC today announced that Sylvia Salazar Wetzel has joined its Board of Directors. Sylvia is Chief Learning Officer for Bison Gear and Engineering Corp., a manufacturer of electric motors, gear motors and reducers located in St. Charles, Illinois. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80588LOGO "Ms. Wetzel's extensive accomplishments and experience with workforce skill development and industry certifications,...

2014-02-07 12:25:47

To focus on STEM training and future workforce development WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the critical skills education technology company that has trained over seven million learners, today announced that Jerry J. Jasinowski, former President of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), will lead EverFi's initiative to help introduce students to STEM career opportunities that are driving economic growth in the United States and beyond. "One of the...

2014-01-30 12:30:36

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly...

2014-01-18 23:00:08

Lori Anderson was presented the Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers' Council of Manufacturing Association. The award is voted on by peers in the industry. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 International Sign Association President & CEO Lori Anderson received the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Leadership Award today, during the CMA’s Winter Leadership Conference. The award, voted on by the recipients’ peers in the industry, is...


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