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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

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

KAM Joins Midwest Manufacturing Organizations in Requesting Reopening of State Economies

Earlier this week, a newly-created Midwest manufacturing alliance comprised of the same seven states as the recently-announced Midwest governors'... read more

COVID-19 Update

KAM encourages information and "best practices" sharing among Kentucky manufacturers MARCH 12, 2020 - Lee Lingo, Executive Director of the... read more

Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop Returns to Kentucky

Shared from Spectrum News 1   BY MARIO ANDERSON KENTUCKY PUBLISHED 3:57 PM ET JAN. 29, 2020 LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM)... read more

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