PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances), chemicals used in nonstick cookware, metal and plastic plating, and other consumer products, are increasing subject to state and federal regulations to minimize their impact on ground and drinking water.
Negotiations between the Trump administration and a working group of House Democrats on the U.S. ‒ Mexico ‒ Canada Agreement (USMCA) continue. U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer sent a confidential letter addressing the group’s concerns with USMCA provisions on labor, environment, enforcement and prescription drugs. Lighthizer also is scheduled to meet with House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richie Neal (D-MA) who said, “There has been significant progress on two of the four issues Democrats sought to change … discussions continue to go forward.”
Manufacturing Day, an annual event that shows students why they should consider a career in manufacturing, kicks off Oct. 4 and continues throughout the month.
When NAFEM was founded in 1948, we had one mission—to spur the success and forward progress of our members. Today, our association represents over 600+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers. Members who together have countless stories of growth and success.