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ICYMI: NAM’s Timmons Discusses Tax Reform, Record Manufacturer Optimism on CNBC


“It’s a 20-year high. We’ve been doing this survey for 20 years. This is the highest number we have ever seen. We said the exact same thing in the first quarter of this year. We had a record high then, and it has just continued with really strong numbers. And here’s why: to answer your question, it is the belief that government right now is focused on reducing the cost of doing business in the United States so that we can invest more, hire more and provide better pay and benefits for our workers. That’s good news for manufacturers, and they are very excited about the possibilities ahead. Tax reform is right front and center of that optimism.

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