MiMfg Magazine September 2017 - Page 5

September 2017 MiMfg Magazine R Member Advantage Make your MMA membership work for you. PRIME: An Employer-Driven Talent Solution Interact with Policymakers and Influence Policy Celebrate Excellence in Manufacturing MMA does more than talk about talent solutions — we’re implementing a proven solution to meet your company’s unique needs. Learn about the PRIME program and how your business can create a reliable talent pipeline from the school to the facility floor. Contact Mike Johnston, at 517-487 - 8554 or johnston@mimfg.org, to learn about PRIME’s progress in your town. Want to help provide direction on policy to improve your bottom line? Your membership offers anyone on your team the chance to participate through MMA Policy Committees. Is energy your top cost? Do environmental regulations hurt your business? Is talent a pressing priority? Contact Bailey Judson, at 517-487-8552 or judson@mimfg.org, to register for these and other Committees. In manufacturing, excellence can make all the difference. Hear Michigan’s most amazing manufacturing stories at the MFG Excellence Awards on 11/9/17 in Lansing. This black-tie affair brings together manufacturing’s past, present and future for an evening of celebration. See page 9 for more. Attract Next Generation Talent at Your Own MFG Day Event Change the image of manufacturing and expose students to exciting career options! Join thousands of manufacturers nationwide on Friday, 10/6/17, as they celebrate National MFG Day! Turn to page 11 for reasons why your business can’t miss this once-a-year shot at connecting with your future talent. 2016 MFG Day at Shape Corp. Online Directories: Connections are a Click Away! Reaching other manufacturers and new clients has never been easier. MMA online directories connect you with industry leaders and pro-manufacturing firms. Visit the new mimfg.org to begin your search! Save on Labor Law Regulation Updates Falling out of compliance is a nightmare for any business owner and can result in fines up to $17,000. The MMA Compliance Protection Plan provides you with peace-of-mind even as regulations change. You’ll receive updated posters automatically — keeping the nightmare of noncompliance far from your business. See mimfg.org for more information. excellence AWARDS Stock Your Office Shelves Today! Work better in your home, office or school by restocking your necessary supplies. Office Depot and OfficeMax partners with MMA so that you can save 10% or more on over 30,000 office supplies! Contact Brenda Nalett, at 517-487-8512 or nalett@mimfg.org, to save today. MMA Vision Plans: Choose From Two Looking for better vision coverage? Your MMA membership now features competitive options from both MetLife and Superior Vision. Select the plan that’s best for you at the new mimfg.org ! 6 5