Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers announced that Greenerd Press & Machine Company President and CEO Jerry Letendre has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Letendre will join the NAM Board to advance a manufacturing policy agenda that promotes growth and prosperity for all Americans.
The NAM is the largest industrial trade association in the United States and the nation’s leading advocate for manufacturing. The NAM’s 14,000 members include some of the world’s most iconic brands, and more than 90% of its members are small and medium-sized businesses. The NAM Board is the driving force behind the NAM’s advocacy efforts on issues affecting manufacturers.
“I am honored to be a part of the NAM Board and continue to fight for policies that will ensure our continued growth and success as manufacturers,” said Letendre. “The NAM advocates for key policies that enable U.S. manufacturers to compete successfully in the global economy, empowering us to deliver for our people and our communities following historic tax reform and significant regulatory relief.”
“Jerry’s experience leading enterprises around the world will be an invaluable contribution to the NAM Board of Directors,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons. “At the start of a new decade and an election year, we are in a pivotal moment for manufacturers, and Jerry will help us chart the path forward for our industry. Through our unprecedented Creators Wanted campaign, we will inspire a new generation of modern manufacturing workers. And as only the NAM can do, we will mobilize manufacturers to achieve more policy victories—on infrastructure, immigration, regulatory certainty, energy, health care and more. In all we do, we will advance the values that make our nation exceptional and our industry strong: free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty and equal opportunity.”
Founded in New England in 1883, Greenerd Press & Machine Company has designed and built thousands of high-quality custom and standard hydraulic presses since 1934. Designed to meet challenging application needs, Greenerd presses are made to withstand the rigors of around-the-clock production and deliver many years of service. Greenerd’s extensive line of hydraulic presses are available in a variety of styles ranging from gap frame and straight-side to die-spotting and forging presses, with unlimited size and tonnage capabilities. Fully automated and integrated press solutions are offered for all market segments and industrial applications.
Greenerd has decades of in-house applications engineering experience, successfully designing presses for a broad range of manufacturing applications. Utilizing the latest engineering technologies, Greenerd engineers design and build innovative, safe, efficient, reliable hydraulic press systems with turn-key automation and integration with peripheral and auxiliary systems. For more information about Greenerd Press, please visit http://www.greenerd.com.
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The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12.8 million men and women, contributes $2.38 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic multiplier of any major sector and accounts for 64% of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.