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

Lawmakers express concerns over proposed increase in food manufacturing fees

Rep. Joe Graviss, D-Versailles, expresses his concern over proposed permit fee increases for food manufacturers that he believes could... read more

Report: Manufacturing, logistics in Kentucky receive A’s

For Immediate Release                                 ... read more

KAM adds Baptist Health to list of COVID-19 Response Partners

As the COVID-19 crisis has evolved and our every day lives adjust accordingly, employers need innovative solutions to ensure... read more

AKA and KAM Partner to Provide Supplier Sourcing to Kentucky Manufacturers at No Cost

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 18, 2020 - The Federal CARES Act provided $630,000 to Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA) to help... read more

KAM joins Kentucky coalition advocating for COVID-19 liability protections for employers

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020 - On Friday the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) joined a coalition calling for COVID-19... read more

2019-2020 Wage and Benefits Report Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 2, 2020    Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Releases Results of 2019-2020 Wage and Benefits Survey; Announces 2020 Survey    FRANKFORT, Ky. (June... read more

KAM, KDA Announce Fourth Year Of LAND Forums

Groups To Hold Digital Versions For First Two, Plan To Reassess In-Person Forums Closer To Date FRANKFORT, KY (May 18,... read more

IN EFFECT TODAY: Return-To-Work Guidance Issued by Beshear Administration

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020 - Today the Beshear Administration's Healthy at Work requirements go into effect. Governor Beshear's office... read more