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Manufacturing and Our Nation's Infastructure

It was sixty years ago when President Eisenhower launched one of the most ambitious infrastructure undertakings in world history. Over the next forty years, ... read more >

The Border Adjustment Tax

Last summer, House GOP members released their blueprint on tax reform, "A Better Way, Our Vision for a Confident America." The GOP members stated ... read more >

Manufacturing Tour Makes a Stop in Pittsburgh

The State of Manufacturing Tour 2017 made a stop in Pittsburgh on February 28, 2017. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), in partnership with ... read more >

The Future is Now - Autonomous Vehicles are Here

If you have walked or driven around downtown Pittsburgh in the past six months, you may have noticed a few cars on the road that look like they are straight ... read more >

Planned U.S. Manufacturing Investments: Momentum for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

If you have been following the news over the past three months, you have undoubtedly heard a great deal about the “wall,” a Russian-hacked ... read more >

In a Contentious Election Year, Tax Reform and Regulations Cited as Important Factors in 2016 Manufacturers' Economic Survey

Tax reform, environmental laws and other government regulations were cited among the factors most likely to impact manufacturers in the coming year, according ... read more >

Manufacturing Day 2016

Thousands of manufacturers from across the country participated in Manufacturing Day 2016. On Friday, October 7th, various manufacturers opened their doors ... read more >

The Bipartisan Manufacturing Competitiveness Bill and What It Could Mean to the U.S. Manufacturing Industry

On April 13, the House Ways and Means Committee introduced the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (the "Act"), which was eventually ... read more >

New Order Activity Causes Optimism for Manufacturers

Factory activity shrank less than forecast this month as gains in new orders and production signaled that manufacturing may be stabilizing. The Institute ... read more >

The Proposed 2017 Federal Budget and Its Impact on Manufacturers

Earlier this month, President Obama released his final federal budget proposal for fiscal year 2017. The proposal has implications to a broad scope of ... read more >