KAM is the Commonwealth’s most effective advocate for manufacturers

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Advocate. Educate. Innovate.

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

Department of Labor Updates: New Salary Threshold and Bonus Opportunities under the Fluctuating Workweek

In 2019, companies were fined in excess of $333,000,000 which far surpasses any other previous year. This trend will... read more

Powell Valley Millwork Expands Capacity, Acquires Metrie Poplar Manufacturing Facility

LEXINGTON, KY – Jimmy Thornberry, President of Powell Valley Millwork, announced the acquisition of the Metrie Poplar manufacturing facility... read more

PRESS RELEASE: Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Announces 2019 Manufacturers of the Year and Employee of the Year Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Announces 2019 Manufacturers of the Year and Employee of the Year Award Winners LEXINGTON,... read more

KAM PRESS RELEASE: Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Opens 2019 Wage and Benefits Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jena Scott (502) 352-2485 Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Opens 2019 Wage and Benefits Survey; Encourages All Kentucky Manufacturers... read more

Five Questions Every Manufacturing CEO Should Be Asking Their IT Team

Automation, artificial intelligence and IoT (internet of things) systems – they’re all part of manufacturing’s digital transformation. More than... read more

Kentucky Companies Give NASA Artemis Missions Boost to the Moon

NASA recognized three Kentucky businesses — Parker Hannifin Corp., American Synthetic Rubber Co., a Michelin company; and Eckart America... read more

Kobelco Aluminum Plant Begins Full Operations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today congratulated automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc.... read more

Phoenix Paper Plans $200 Million Recycling Facility at Ballard County Mill

Phoenix Paper LLC plans to invest $200 million to build a paper recycling facility on the grounds of the... read more

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