August Webinar: Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement

Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement August 29 11:00-12:00 p.m. EDT Join KAM and experts from the Zoeller Company and Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox to discuss and answer questions on implementing or enhancing international intellectual property programs. From this webinar, you will get a better understanding of how intellectual property can be used to protect the time, money, and […]

KAM Announces Kendall Anderson as the Director of Member Relations

The Kentucky Association of Manufactures is pleased to announce that Kendall Anderson has joined KAM as the Director of Member Relations. Kendall brings with her 20-plus years of experience in non-profit administration, volunteer relationships, and fundraising knowledge. A native of Lexington and graduate of Transylvania University, she has previously worked with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the […]

Registration is now open for the 2022 Kentucky Manufacturing Summit!

Early Bird Pricing for KAM’s Manufacturing Summit Ends August 31! Register today for the 2022 Manufacturing Summit. This year’s Summit on October 19 and 20 in Lexington will combine KAM’s Manufacturing Conference and the Manufacturer and Employee of the Year Awards Luncheon. Early Bird Pricing $45 discount before August 31. Promo code: EarlyBird Location City […]

KAM Announces New Board Members

Frankfort, KY- The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) announced today the appointment of five new members to its board of directors. The new members are Kerry Creech, Paul Czarapata, Daniel Murray, Jay Richert, and Derrick Thompson. Each of these new board members brings a unique perspective and experience in Kentucky manufacturing. “The board and I are proud to welcome these five […]

KAM Welcomes Denis (D.J.) Lutz and Keith Beckham to the Board of Directors

KAM is pleased to announce the addition of D.J. Lutz and Keith Beckham to our Board of Directors! Both D.J. and Keith add tremendous insight and experience to our incredible board. D.J. Lutz of Wacker Chemical Corporation joins KAM following the departure of Dr. Thomas Koehler. D.J. has over 30 years of manufacturing experience, half […]

Statement Regarding Last Night’s Devastation in West Kentucky

Frankfort, Ky – Frank Jemley, Executive Director of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has provided the following statement on last night’s severe storms, urging members to help however they can. “Like all Kentuckians, we awoke this morning to the images of destruction and devastation caused by severe weather overnight in West Kentucky and particularly […]

KAM Announces Frank Jemley III as its New Executive Director

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) announced today it has selected Frank Jemley III as its new Executive Director. Jemley joins the KAM team immediately. Jemley comes to KAM with a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors, having served in senior positions in government, business, and nonprofits. He has […]

2022 Blue Books Available for Preorder!

Preorder your 2022 KAM Kentucky General Assembly Blue Book! We’re headed into a brand-new legislative session and with new faces in the General Assembly, you are going to want to know who they are and to which committees they are assigned. Pre-order your 2022 Kentucky Legislature Blue Book now and stay on top of who’s […]

2021 Wage and Benefits Survey Report Out Now!

ORDER YOUR 2021 KAM WAGE AND BENEFITS SURVEY REPORT NOW ABOUT THE WAGE AND BENEFITS SURVEY The survey, which was brought back in 2019 at the request of businesses and economic developers from across the state, is a comprehensive report on the state of manufacturing employment in Kentucky. This data was collected during August and […]

Increased CAM Programming Capability Contributes to 4.5X Revenue Gain

C&S Machine and Manufacturing Corporation was founded in 1969 by Robert Steele and Ronnie Cook in a 180 square foot shed on Cook’s property in Louisville, Kentucky. The company started out primarily as a job shop building repair parts for local manufacturing and processing companies. In 1980, C&S purchased its first CNC machine, an Enshu […]