Despite Industry Headwinds, U.S. Manufacturers Are Optimistic, Expecting Revenue Growth in 2017 Keiter, a nationally recognized professional services firm, today jointly released the results from the 2017 Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global) National Manufacturing Outlook Survey. With more than 250 participants, this survey report contains the expectations and opinions of manufacturing executives in more than 20 […]
Houston, TX – Consumer Energy Alliance welcomes Brett A. Vassey, President & CEO of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, to its board of directors. “Long joined at the hip, energy and manufacturing are in a better position than ever to showcase America’s economic potential,” said John Heimlich, Chairman of CEA Board of Directors. “Brett’s experience working […]
VMA Elects Board of Directors -Scott Tilley of STIHL Inc. Elected Chairman- -VMA Board Launches New Vision 2020 Fundraising Campaign- WILLIAMSBURG, VA – Today the Virginia Manufacturers Association elected its Board of Directors at its 94th Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia. Scott Tilley, General Counsel for STIHL Inc. in Virginia Beach, was re-elected as […]
Consumer Energy Alliance Announces New Board of Directors
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Former Virginia Governor George Allen joined FOX Business to discuss the policies needed to support the future of manufacturing, highlighting the NAM’s role in advancing those priorities in both the White House and Congress.
Nestle USA To Move Headquarters To Virginia World’s largest food company reinforces commitment to operating at the forefront of changing consumer demands Nestle News Release >>
-Celebrating Virginia’s Manufacturers October 14-18, 2013- RICHMOND, VA – Governor Bob McDonnell has issued a certificate of recognition declaring October 14-18, 2013 Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week. This announcement is part of a month of organized activities by the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) to raise the profile of modern manufacturing in the Commonwealth. For information on […]
Click here for The Virginia Manufacturer, August 2012 (PDF of newsletter will open in a new browser window.) Highlights of this newsletter include VMA’s 2012 Virginia Industry Leadership Forum and 90th Anniversary Gala in Norfolk in October, preparation for the 2012 Virginia Industry Environmental Conference and VMA Member Spotlights!
May 1, 2014 Dear VMA Members: I am pleased to report that we had an outstanding legislative session this year. VMA Priority Bills were part of the Governor’s amended bills and we worked actively through the veto session. Of course, since the General Assembly still has not finalized its budget, we will continue to work […]
-VMA Announces 2014 Officers and Board of Directors- RICHMOND, VA – A new slate of officers and three new Directors were elected to the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) Board at the 91st annual meeting last week in Charlottesville. Brett Vassey remains President & CEO, while Rob Hogan of Newport News Shipbuilding was elected Chairman, […]
Tennessee Manufacturers Association Names New President WVLT-TV Knoxville, TN (3/14) reports Tennessee Chamber President and CEO Bradley Jackson has “named longtime manufacturing veteran Denise Rice as the incoming Director of the Tennessee Manufacturers Association.” Rice is a “former manufacturing plant manager and operations director for Cormetech’s manufacturing facility” in Tennessee and “founded and serves as […]
Click here for the June Newsletter Highlights include new VMA staff leadership, Board leadership and Committee leadership! (PDF of newsletter will open in a new browser window.)
President-Elect Donald Trump: Possible Manufacturing and Distribution Industry Tax Impacts & Considerations On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected the United States’s 45th president. Although nothing is definitive at this time, President-elect Trump focused on tax reform as a large piece of the economic component of his campaign and has previously indicated that he […]
RCM&D is the Preferred Insurance Provider for the VMA RICHMOND, Virginia – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) has formed a new member benefit program with RCM&D, a leading independent insurance advisory and risk management firm. As the new preferred insurance provider for the VMA, RCM&D will provide association members with cost-effective, custom risk management, insurance […]
Employee Voter Registration Week September 26-30 Election Day on November 8 is fast approaching, and the 12 million men and women who make things in the United States need to get out and vote. Now is the time to act. Please help spread the word about voter registration during Employee Voter Registration Week which is […]
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President Donald J. Trump Calls Aircraft Carriers “The Centerpiece Of American Military Might Overseas” NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — President Donald J. Trump spoke today aboard the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), currently preparing for sea trials and delivery at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division. President […]
NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons participated in a live interview on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” issuing reaction to Tuesday night’s speech by President Trump and highlighting the NAM’s participation in Business Day in Madison as part of the 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour.
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Richmond, VA – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) launches its new website and supporting e-resources – www.vamanufacturers.com. The new site provides improved access to information and new communications tools. Highlights include quicker access to events, programs and services through featured banner icons on the home page and improved dropdown menus from the navigation bar. Website […]
~Killelea is founding Chair of the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild~ RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) presented the Frank Armstrong III Service Award to Mike Killelea of the Center of the Universe Brewing Co. in Ashland, Virginia. The Frank Armstrong III Service Award was created in 2006 and is given periodically to a […]
RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) has partnered with Positive Publications, publisher of Industry Today, to produce a digital magazine focused on the industrial value-chain. The release of this inaugural online issue signifies VMA’s commitment to becoming a top state for manufacturing investment and trade within a decade. Click here to read the news release in […]
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Timmons Discusses Need For Regulatory Reform In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box (3/17), NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons discussed the “massive impact” of the 297,696 regulations on manufacturers in the United States. While Timmons said not all regulations are bad for manufacturers, he emphasized the need for regulatory reform, citing the high number […]
Release Date: January 26, 2015 CONTACT: Cassidy Rasnick, email@example.com VMA COLLABORATES WITH […]
November 1, 2013 Dear VMA Members & Friends: VMAPAC supports candidates for political office that champion the manufacturing sector. This year the House of Delegates and all statewide offices are up for election. As a resource to our members, VMAPAC is publishing a Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire in which the two major candidates for governor have given answers […]