Free Commerce Department Export Guide Available

The US Commerce Department has released the 11th edition of “A Basic Guide to Exporting,” a useful tool for businesses seeking to navigate the avenues of trade. This book provides information that exp... Read More

NMMA Supported Study Released on Tax Reform

A study released this week by former Joint Committee on Taxation economists shows the importance of preserving pro-growth tax policies for manufacturers. Championed by the CRANE Coalition, which NMMA ... Read More

NMMA and NMTA Host Finnboat Delegation

Last week staff from NMMA and the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) hosted a delegation of 18 members of Finnboat, the Finnish Marine Industries Federation. The group, mainly consisting of... Read More

We want your National Manufacturing Day stories!

Did you host an event to celebrate National Manufacturing Day last week on October 2? Tell us more! Whether you planned a community event, invited students to your place of business or simply celebra... Read More

White House Proposes Two Marine Sanctuaries

On Monday, President Obama announced NOAA’s selection of two sites to be considered as new Marine Sanctuaries, the first since 2000. The sites, chosen with broad community input and following a nation... Read More

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is Reached

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, a potentially precedent-setting model for global commerce and worker standards that... Read More

List of Marinas Selling Isobutanol Fuel Announced

In the spring, East Coast marinas selling Gulf fuels will offer boaters ethanol-free gasoline under the trade name Gulf MARINE. Instead of 10% ethanol, its clean air additive ("oxygenate") will be iso... Read More

Focused on exporting to China?

The NMMA will promote the strengths and attributes of American made boats and equipment at an upcoming conference in Haikou, China scheduled for December 2, 2015.   TheChina International Boating In... Read More

Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show Opens Today

The Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show® kicks off today and runs through Sunday.   The region’s largest and longest-running boat show opens its doors today with more than 275 boats and exhibits ... Read More

Take Action to Prevent Possible Fishing Ban

Last week Boating United sent out a call to action to stave off a potential recreational fishing ban that could be implemented off the coast of New England. Anti-fishing groups have been lobbying the ... Read More

Congress Moves Budget Forward

The U.S. Senate closed in on passing a short-term spending bill that will keep the government funded into December. After weeks of uncertainty and speculation over another potential government shutdow... Read More