This year’s Operations Managers Meeting tackles workforce issues head on. Is your company looking to partner with local organizations like community colleges or economic development organizations to grow your manufacturing workforce? We’ve got an expert on that. Thinking about automation or robotics to take over some of that previously human labor on your shop floor? … Continue reading Registration for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting Is Now Open
Don’t miss out on the best value for your company. Today is the final day to register with the Earlybird Registration and Hotel Reservation discounts. Register for the meeting here. Make reservations at the Hyatt here. Program Update: Ken Monahan, Director of International Trade Policy for the National Association of Manufacturers, will speak at Wednesday’s … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: 12 Hours Left to Save – Earlybird Deadline Ends Today!
The AWPA’s Government Relations Advisory Committee has set the agenda for the upcoming Congressional Visits to be held on September 11, in conjunction with the 2019 Government Affairs Conference. We’ll provide the industry data that shows the value of the industry to the US economy. In addition, we’ll have topical material on the following issues: … Continue reading AWPA Announces Issue Agenda for September Conference
To get the best value for your company, register and make your hotel reservations before Monday, August 19. With so many issues on the agenda – tariffs, USMCA ratification, developments in the 2020 election –you won’t want to miss this fall’s meeting. Click here to register by August 19 to get the best value. Click … Continue reading Government Affairs Conference – Earlybird and Hotel Deadline is August 19
From Ryan Ong, Director International Business Policy, NAM The White House confirmed what had been rumored for more than a week: that US senior trade negotiators, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, travel to China this week for the first round of face-to-face trade negotiations with their Chinese counterpart (Vice Premier … Continue reading Lighthizer, Mnuchin, Liu to Restart Face-to-Face Negotiations July 30-31 in Shanghai
The passage of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement will not make the Congressional agenda before the August recess, making your voice crucial on Capitol Hill this fall. This development means September will be a key time to advocate for the USMCA to Congress, and prevent it falling into the bottomless chasm of election year politics. As … Continue reading Register for the Govt Affairs Conference Today – the USMCA Needs Your Voice
On June 30, the Office of the US Trade Representative opened the process for requesting exclusions to Section 301 tariffs on Chinese products on List 3. The products on List 3 include Wire Products from Chapter 73 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). The process is very different than the exclusion … Continue reading 301 Tariff Exclusion Process Begins for Chinese Imports on List 3
Today, manufacturers and the business community nationwide are rallying together to tell Congress to pass a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, the USMCA. This agreement will level the playing field with Mexico and Canada by expanding U.S. access to those markets. The USMCA strengthens and modernizes America’s innovation engine. Please join in NAM’s … Continue reading 3 Steps to Support USMCA Day of Action
On June 28, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) published the final results of its administrative review of the antidumping (AD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Mexico. The review covered three Mexican producers/exporters during the period from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. The DOC calculated the following final … Continue reading Administrative Review of AD Order on Steel Wire Rod from Mexico (2016/2017) — Final Results
Mark your calendars! The Operations Managers Meeting will be held October 15-16 in Birmingham, AL. Registration will open next month. This two-day conference has been designed to suit the needs of Operations Managers by providing education and networking opportunities. Whether it’s safety issues, environmental regulations, or personnel management techniques, this meeting has information to help … Continue reading Save the Date for the Operations Managers Meeting!