The Association promotes the common interests of its membership, develops services that benefit its members and is a primary resource for information and assistance to promote manufacturing excellence and innovation in a global economy.
The Manufacturers Association is a pro-active leader committed to enhancing the economic strength of the region. The Manufacturers Association is a dynamic, flexible and strong organization with established regional partnerships focused on serving the needs of manufacturers.
We achieve our mission through the development of information and services of benefit to members and the geographic area in which they operate.We promote and host cross-functional communications with our membership on specific issues by using sub-committee structures.
We drive change by communicating and coordinating with the local, state and federal government, and agencies in response to our membership needs.
We work with various organizations and agencies to define training that is available to manufacturers and seek to create programs that meet the specific training needs that are not fulfilled by existing institutions by developing linkages and partnerships with schools and agencies.
We see our youth as an extremely valuable resource to our area and work with them to foster an understanding of manufacturing and career opportunities.
We play a pro-active role in creating high quality, accessible and affordable health care by partnering with other organizations seeking to attain the same objective.
We work with government and various organizations to define and address the economic development needs of the manufacturing community with emphasis on efficiencies and cost reduction efforts helping the retention of existing and the creation of new businesses.