Jun 02 2023
Press Release Manufacturing

AAM Statement: Factories Lost 2,000 Jobs in May

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing lost 2,000 jobs in May, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul said:...
May 25 2023

Master Lock is Closing Its Milwaukee Plant. Is Corporate Greed to Blame?

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson said he's heard "no logical explanation" for the impending closure. The union representing the plant's workers noted the company had $2 billion in sales last year in...
May 16 2023
Press Release Manufacturing

AAM Statement: New Buy Clean Guidelines Will Incentivize Cleaner Steel Production

Washington, D.C. – The General Services Administration (GSA) announced “Buy Clean” pilot requirements Tuesday for the procurement of substantially lower embodied carbon...
May 12 2023

Chip Fabs Are Springing Up Nationwide. The Next Step? Boosting Printed Circuit Board Production

A bipartisan bill would incentivize domestic printed circuit board manufacturing and research and development.
May 02 2023

A Former Amazon Executive is Helping to Bring Manufacturing to the Site of a Shuttered Aluminum Mill

Re:Build Manufacturing joined Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro on Monday to announce an $81 million investment to "create a major, innovation-focused manufacturing operation" at the New Kensington...
Apr 27 2023

“We Can’t Take Our Foot Off the Gas,” Commerce Secretary Raimondo Tells Senate Appropriations Committee

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo called for investment to promote American manufacturing and supply chain resiliency.
Apr 06 2023

Build America Is an Integral Part of America’s Infrastructure and Clean Energy Goals

We’re sounding off on the Washington Post editorial board’s shortsighted rebuke of Buy America. The Washington Post editorial board published an article Thursday characterizing the application of...
Apr 04 2023

President Biden Unveils a New $1 Billion Manufacturing Investment at a Tour Stop in Minnesota

Cummins will spend the money to kickstart production of engines powered by clean fuels like hydrogen, another step forward in building an American-made clean energy economy.
Mar 28 2023

President Biden Kicks Off the “Investing in America” Tour in North Carolina

No offense to Taylor Swift, but the White House's industrial policy-themed tour is the hottest of the spring. Does The Eras Tour feature stops semiconductor fabs and fiber optic cable factories?
Mar 24 2023

How the Increasing Connectedness of All Things China Connects to Manufacturing Policy

Congressional hearings held Thursday examined trade with China, Chinese-owned social app TikTok, and the CCP's genocide of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. The policy response isn't happening in a vacuum.