KAM is the Commonwealth’s most effective advocate for manufacturers

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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

Gov. Bevin Participates in HAAS eKentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute Grand Opening

Gov. Matt Bevin today joined Eastern Kentucky workforce development representatives, elected officials, and business leaders for the grand opening... read more


What You Need To Know, Week Six – Regular Session (2018)

Last week marked a milestone, as the Legislature officially passed the halfway point of the 2018 session. With less... read more

Manufacturers from around the world find room to grow in Northern Kentucky

More than a chamber of commerce slogan, “I made it in Northern Kentucky” is an accurate description of the... read more

Ford Increasing Production of All-New Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition to Meet Greater-Than-Anticipated Customer Demand

Ford is increasing production of two popular full-size SUVs to meet surging demand for both all-new models. The company is... read more

Kentucky Exports Rocket to $30.9 Billion in 2017, Shattering Record

Kentucky exports soared to record levels in 2017, for the first time topping $30 billion. Increases come primarily from... read more

Kentucky falling behind in infrastructure repair and expansion

Lee Lingo, Executive Director, KAM Each year Kentucky’s roads, rails, rivers, and airports carry more than $500 billion in freight... read more


What You Need To Know, Week Five – Regular Session (2018)

Deadline Passed Last week in this update, we discussed the importance of the candidate filing deadline and the impact that... read more

Three million participants receive workforce training through KCTCS

The Workforce Solutions team at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) has reached a milestone. They have... read more

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