AMT champions the interests of the U.S. manufacturing technology industry in Washington, DC. We work with Congress and the Administration on issues important to our industry, committed to a legislative and policy agenda that makes manufacturing U.S. manufacturing competitiveness a top priority for the federal government.

Your participation is critical to our success. Use the Take Action Center to write your elected officials on issues important to your company and your industry. 

**Beginning with the 2015 Tax Year**

New Law Enacted: One-Page Fact Sheet
Increased Sec. 179 Expensing Made Permanent
50% Bonus Depreciation Extended for 2015-2019 Tax Years

MFG Advocate

MFG Advocate is AMT’s e-magazine covering Advocacy, Smartforce, Technology, and Global Markets. 


Tips for Conducting Successful Plant Tours for Public Officials

One of the most effective ways to advocate for your company, your workers, and your industry is to invite your elected officials to tour your facility. Read more about how to conduct a successful plant tour.

AMT's Manufacturing Mandate

AMT's “Manufacturing Mandate” calls on our Federal government to make manufacturing a national priority and to work in partnership with industry, academia and civic organizations to enact legislation and policies that accomplish three goals:
  1. Greater investment in R&D and innovation;
  2. Increased global competitiveness;
  3. A better educated and trained “Smartforce.”