A Resilient Supply Chain

Manufacturers Are Building a More Resilient U.S. Supply Chain

New Study: The Impact of the Ports Stoppage

What’s Going On…

The NAM has been focused on helping manufacturers navigate the supply chain crisis and advocating for policies that would mitigate bottlenecks, increase the skilled workforce, boost industrial investment, and strengthen manufacturing in America.

Thanks to the NAM’s leadership, policymakers are acting to implement our recommendations in Congress and in federal rules on permitting and other issues. The NAM has additionally helped manufacturers navigate all aspects of the supply chain crisis—providing access to operational resources and strategies.

Some of the key activities underway today:
Expand the activities below to see related content – from webinars and videos to key reports and studies

The Latest News

Manufacturers are sounding the alarm about potential economic consequences of a port stoppage at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the nation’s largest port complex. This stoppage could cost the economy half a billion dollars a day, destroying upwards of 41,000 U.S. jobs.



As these challenges continue, your NAM will continue its engagement on supply chain issues with the White House, members of the House and Senate on both sides of the aisle, as well as federal agencies including the Commerce Department, the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. 

Watch the most recent coverage of NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons as he speaks on how manufacturers are continuing to rise to the occasion amid building inflationary pressures.

We’re Mobilizing & Taking Action

From making sure that our policymakers understand the impact of the supply chain crisis on U.S. manufacturers—and our recommended solutions—to meeting thousands of future creators on the road… your NAM believes in taking real actionable steps to help alleviate the supply chain challenges felt by manufacturers across the U.S. And we’re just getting started. Join us.

Creators Wanted

Tackling our workforce shortage and closing the skills gap is a top priority for the NAM. Our Creators Wanted campaign is the manufacturing industry’s largest campaign to build the workforce of tomorrow—and aims to reduce the skills gap by over 600,000 by 2025.


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