Who speaks for small- and medium-sized manufacturers among policymakers? Only NTMA.
From state legislatures to Federal agencies, from local authorities to the White House, the actions of those in government can do a great deal to help—or hinder—one of America’s traditional economic strengths. So we at NTMA fight for fair trade and sensible regulation, and against unfair competition and harmful legislation.
In an environment where many incentives act to send key pieces of our economy overseas, where foreign competitors can trade unfairly through dumping and currency manipulation and where ill-considered taxes and regulations can stifle American manufacturers—or cause them to fail entirely—NTMA is sorely needed.
In an effort to strengthen the industry’s presence in Washington, D.C., NTMA joined forces with the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) to create “One Voice” for the metalworking industry. Under One Voice, our Washington, D.C.-based lobbying and strategic communications firms work every day to ensure that the industry’s voice is heard on Capitol Hill and in the media.
One Voice has a combined total of roughly 3,000 member manufacturing companies and is designed to promote U.S. government policies that will ensure a strong manufacturing sector in the United States. The majority of member companies are family-owned small businesses, two-thirds of which are structured as a Sub-Chapter S Corporation or similar pass-through entity, paying taxes at individual rates.
Visit the One Voice website at http://www.metalworkingadvocate.org for the latest news from Washington.
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