This Week in Congress
October 16, 2018
The House and Senate have recessed until November 13, returning after the midterm elections.
Revised MEMA FAQs Helps Members Understand Quickly Evolving Trade Issues
October 16, 2018
MEMA has just updated its useful Trade FAQs document, available for download here. The short document, intended to be used as a quick guide to fast-changing trade issues, addresses many common... READ MORE
MEMA Memo on USMCA Available
October 16, 2018
On Sept. 30, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached a three-party trade agreement titled the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement", or USMCA. This agreement, if ratified by the three nations, will... READ MORE
Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusion Process Interim Final Rule – Request for Comments
October 16, 2018
The comment period on the second Interim Final Rule, which outlines changes to the exclusion process for Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, will close on November 13. MEMA will be submitting... READ MORE
MEMA Policy Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs and the Supply Chain: An In-Depth Look into How New Trade Policies Will Impact the Motor Vehicle Supplier Industry
October 16, 2018
On October 24, MEMA will be hosting a Policy Breakfast in D.C. on the Trump administration’s trade policies, from tariffs to trade deals, will impact the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the... READ MORE
State Issue Update
October 16, 2018
As a service to AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA members, MEMA contracts with iStateLink to provide timely updates on key issues affecting parts suppliers on the state level. For brief summaries of... READ MORE
This Week in Congress
October 9, 2018
The Senate is in session.  They are expected to vote on the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) this week. The House has recessed until November 13, returning after the midterm... READ MORE
USMCA: Join MEMA and USTR for a Briefing on Oct. 15 and MEMA Memo Now Available
October 9, 2018
On Sept. 30, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached a three-party trade agreement titled the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement", or USMCA. This agreement, if ratified by the three nations, will... READ MORE
Product Exclusion Requests for 1st Tranche of Sec. 301 China Tariffs Due Today
October 9, 2018
Product exclusion requests for the first round of tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports (Annex A/B) that went into effect July 6, 2018 are due to the United States Trade Representative (... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds New Federal Automated Vehicle Policy Guidelines
October 9, 2018
MEMA, whose member companies lead the development of many of the advanced vehicle technologies used in automated vehicles, applauds the latest set of guidelines for automated vehicles from the U.S.... READ MORE
MEMA Signs Comments on OSHA’s proposed Injury & Illness Reporting Requirements
October 9, 2018
MEMA was a signatory on two separate sets of comments, from the Coalition of Workplace Safety (CWS) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), regarding The Occupational Safety and... READ MORE
State Issue Update
October 9, 2018
As a service to AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA members, MEMA contracts with iStateLink to provide timely updates on key issues affecting parts suppliers on the state level. For brief summaries of... READ MORE
This Week in Congress
October 2, 2018
The Senate is in session. The House has recessed until November 13, returning after the midterm elections.
MEMA Statement on United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
October 2, 2018
MEMA has been a leading voice in Washington and around the country advocating for a positive renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and we are pleased that the United... READ MORE
OESA Board Member Testifies on MEMA’s Behalf on the Negative Effects of Proposed Tariffs
October 2, 2018
President and CEO of North American Stamping Group Michael Haughey testified Sept. 26 before the Senate Finance Committee during a hearing focused on the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the U.S.... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies that Changing CAFE Standards will Cause Job Losses at Hearing in Fresno
October 2, 2018
MEMA testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Sept. 24 as part of the response to the Notice of Proposed... READ MORE
MEMA Submits Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets
October 2, 2018
On Oct. 1, MEMA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in response to their request for details regarding online and physical marketplaces known for trafficking in counterfeit... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies at NCAP Hearing
October 2, 2018
On Oct. 1, MEMA presented a statement before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during its public hearing on the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Also commonly known... READ MORE
State Issue Update
October 2, 2018
As a service to AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA members, MEMA contracts with iStateLink to provide timely updates on key issues affecting parts suppliers on the state level. For brief summaries of... READ MORE