NAM: Build Back Better Act Puts Tax Target on Manufacturers

Following the vote on the Build Back Better Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement:

“This bill, regardless of its intentions, is paid for by taxes that will hit manufacturers harder than other industries. We oppose this legislation that would stifle our ability to expand our operations, hire more workers and raise wages and benefits. This comes at a time when Americans are counting on manufacturers to lead our recovery and respond to supply chain challenges. The ‘book tax’ in particular harms manufacturers more than others because it increases the cost of machinery and equipment purchases, which are central to manufacturers’ operations and our ability to create and support American jobs.

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ABMA Emerging Leaders Virtual Holiday Party

Service, connection, networking, fun and … really ugly sweaters!

The ABMA Emerging Leaders group is inviting members to an hour of virtual fun during a year-end Holiday Happy Hour to be held via Zoom on December 16, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., CST.

For the event, attendees are asked to be prepared with the following:

  1. An ugly sweater! And of course, it must be worn!
  2. An account of what it was each attendee did to give back, pay it forward or serve others.

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Current Issue

NOV/DEC 2021

  • Machinery Showcase
  • Supplier
  • Profile: Paolo Roversi
  • Prepping for New OSHA Standards
  • Manufacturing Resurgence