KAM is the Commonwealth’s most effective advocate for manufacturers

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Celebrate Manufacturing in Kentucky!

Lee Lingo, Executive Director, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, celebrates MFGDay17 to kick off Manufacturing Month in Kentucky.

Click here to join us at one of our events in October!

Advocate. Educate. Connect.

The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers celebrates over 100 years of advocacy for manufacturers in Kentucky.

Established in 1911, the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers is Kentucky’s most effective advocate for manufacturers. KAM’s mission is to create and protect a manufacturing-friendly environment in Kentucky. In addition to advocating, KAM educates, connects and provides cost-saving programs and products to members.

Recent News

Catch up on the latest news from Kentucky manufacturers

The High Value of the Right Skills

Companies averaged a savings of $400,000 annually per technician, or six times a technician’s average salary, when they employed... read more

GE Appliances Leads in Connectivity for Real Life

Imagine a world in which you can use your voice to tell your dryer to continue tumbling. Your oven... read more

KAED Hires New President/CEO

  After a comprehensive search, the Kentucky Association for Economic Development (KAED) board of directors has announced that a new... read more

Annual Workers’ Comp Filing Approved

Today, the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) announced the approval of the 2017 rate filing used to develop rates... read more

Kentucky Awarded $530,000 Grant to Assist Small Businesses in Selling Internationally

Kentucky’s small businesses can apply for a portion of a $530,000 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant, received through... read more

Blackstone Media Collaborates with Brown-Forman, Launches Sonoma-Cutrer Website

Louisville-based digital agency Blackstone Media, recently launched a new, interactive website for Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards, Brown-Forman’s sole wine brand. The... read more


After an extensive and deliberative search, the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) is pleased to announce that a new... read more

Tech and industry giants partner with Kentucky startup to advance the US Manufacturing supply base towards a tech-enabled future

Ky-based startup MakeTime announced the launch, and participating industry partners, of the MakeTime Shop Advantage Program at Modern Machine... read more

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