PRESS RELEASE: Manufacturers to Next President and Congress: Be Bold on Infrastructure; Build to Win

Washington, D.C., October 12, 2016 – Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States, is releasing “Building to Win,” an ambitious, new initiative to revitalize our nation’s failing infrastructure. In a vote by the 121-year-old association, the initiative was unanimously adopted by the NAM Board of Directors.

Both major party presidential candidates have indicated their desire to address our infrastructure needs in 2017. As plans move forward, the NAM will work collaboratively to encourage the next president and lawmakers to address our most pressing infrastructure priorities and to ensure that investments not only strengthen manufacturing in the United States but also deliver world-class infrastructure for the American people. “Building to Win” identifies many of the most serious infrastructure challenges in America, offers solutions to our problems and provides a menu of possible funding options to consider to pay for the more than $1 trillion investment that is needed.

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