Sep 09 2021
Blog Jobs

Calling the Balls and Strikes on Major League Baseball’s Pending Factory Closure

Rawlings, which is partly owned by MLB, is planning to close a longtime factory in Minnesota. Local residents are crying foul.
Sep 03 2021
Blog Jobs

Manufacturing Gains 37,000 Jobs in August

Factories posted gains last month, but manufacturing still remains down 378,000 jobs since the start of the pandemic.
Aug 06 2021
Blog Jobs

Factories Gained 27,000 Jobs in July

But the sector remains down 433,000 jobs since COVID-19 shutdowns began in February 2020, and ongoing supply shortages continue to plague factories.
Jun 30 2021
Blog Jobs

Companies Did Bring Back Domestic Production as a Result of the Pandemic, Reshoring Initiative Finds

“One bright silver lining to the pandemic is the broad public and corporate realization and acknowledgement of the need to shorten supply chains and produce goods at home,” reads a recent report...
Jun 09 2021
Blog Jobs

Commerce Secretary Testifies That Boosting Manufacturing Will Create Jobs and Grow the Economy

“We have to do more to build back better, improve manufacturing, get Americans back to work, and lay the foundation for shared growth and prosperity,” Secretary Raimondo told a House subcommittee.
May 07 2021
Blog Jobs

U.S. Manufacturing Loses 18,000 Jobs in April

The numbers show a clear need for significant industrial policy.
Apr 29 2021
Press Release

AAM Statement on President Biden’s First Speech to a Joint Session of Congress

Washington, D.C. – President Biden delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday night, leading with remarks focused on building support for his American Jobs Plan...
Apr 02 2021
Press Release Jobs

Factories Gain 53,000 Jobs, But Still a Long Way to Go to Reach Pre-Pandemic Employment Levels

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing gained 53,000 new jobs in March, according to new figures released on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While it is always good to see...
Mar 05 2021
Press Release Jobs

Factories Gain 21,000 New Jobs in February, But Still Down 561,000 Over the Year

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing gained 21,000 jobs in February, according to data released on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The sector is still down 561,000 jobs...
Feb 05 2021
Press Release Jobs

Manufacturing Loses 10,000 Jobs in January; Down 582,000 Jobs Since February 2020

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing lost 10,000 jobs in January following eight months of small but steady gains, according to data released on Friday by the Bureau of Labor...