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

AUTOFLUG and Aviation Safety Resources Announces Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Companies Create Strategy to Boost Public Acceptance with Joint Development of Enhanced Safety Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Air... read more

Building “Plant of the Future” for Manufacturing, Supply Chain Businesses

Five Business Trends Driving Technology Adoption on Factory or Warehouse Floor LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (June 18, 2021) – Tight deadlines... read more

SBA Export Financing: How to Use an EWCP Loan to Support a Standby Letter of Credit

A new fee structure has been put into place for SBA’s Export Working Capital Program (EWCP) that makes these... read more

KAM Statement: Kentucky Must Address Unprecedented Workforce Crisis

FRANFORT, Ky. (May 14, 2021) - Lee Lingo, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, put out... read more

KCTCS, KAM celebrate Kentucky Manufacturing Going Pro

Versailles, Ky. (April 29, 2021)– The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers... read more

Aviation Safety Resources Recovery Systems Announces Acquisition of Strong Enterprises

Companies Announce Landmark Development and Supply Agreement NICHOLASVILLE, KY and LAKELAND, FL (April 13, 2021) At the annual Sun-n-Fun Aerospace... read more

Melissa Aguilar-Southard joins KAM as Member Relations Director

Aguilar-Southard brings years of manufacturing and workforce development experience to KAM FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 1, 2021) - On Thursday the Kentucky... read more

Madisonville Community College Aviation Program Officially Takes Flight

Madisonsville, Ky. - Madisonville Community College has officially announced the launch of a new aviation program that will give... read more