• Navigating Change

    May 9, 2022    559

    Supply chain disruptions are having a major impact on manufacturing. Like many industry changes over the past two years, it’s a phenomenon rooted in the COVID-19 pandemic that has had far-reaching impact on manufacturers, distributors and consumers. Learn how some Michigan manufacturers have adapted and evolved in the face of supply chain disruptions.
  • Industry Member Spotlight: Amway

    May 9, 2022    530

    Interview with Amway Vice President of Manufacturing Brian Kraus
  • Premium Associate Member Spotlight: IBT Online

    May 9, 2022    205

    Interview with IBT Online Business Development Manager Andrew Lawlor
  • Training Resources and Data Utilization is Vital in Modern Workforce

    May 9, 2022    283

    For statewide manufacturers facing this daily struggle, it’s vital to utilize every tool available, including human resource services through MMA’s relatively new partnership with the American Society of Employers (ASE). Through this partnership, MMA members can take advantage of ASE training resources at member rates and ASE’s compensation survey data.
  • Fast, Clean, Accurate Alcohol Testing - With Just a Touch

    May 9, 2022    418

    Featuring instantaneous results and powerful analytics, SOBRsafe accurately detects the presence of alcohol through a simple, non-invasive and hygienic finger touch — no blood, no saliva, no breathing into any kind of device.
  • MMA Welcomes Bill Rayl to Help Members Tackle Talent Challenges

    May 9, 2022    177

    To navigate the gaps between workforce supply and demand, manufacturers need a connector to chart an effective path of collaboration with potential talent producers. MMA welcome one of the country’s most recognized manufacturing talent experts to the MMA family to serve as that connector.
  • Celebrate Manufacturing Excellence Nominations Open June 14

    May 9, 2022    183

    Manufacturing isn’t just what we do here in Michigan – it’s who we are. It’s our honor to recognize these champions of manufacturing at the 2022 MFG Excellence Awards. Presented every fall, this one-of-a-kind event recognizes what makes Michigan manufacturing the best in the world!
  • Protect Your Supply Chain: Top 5 Action Steps Manufacturers Can Take Now

    May 9, 2022    190

    While the disruptions to supply chains may not always be in your control, such as those related to climate or geopolitical issues, there are many factors within a manufacturer’s control that, if implemented correctly, may limit disruption, preserve customer relationships and mitigate financial repercussions.
  • The Case for Consolidation Construction: Enhancing Safety, Increasing Productivity and Streamlining Distribution

    May 9, 2022    345

    Protecting people and property, while remaining cost-effective, has always been prioritized in your operational plan. But an outdated building may put you at risk.
  • The Fractional CFO Relationship

    May 9, 2022    211

    As a manufacturer, you face various financial challenges. Whether it’s looking at the ROI of a new equipment purchase, determining terms on a new large customer contract or considering various business models or strategies, manufacturers need critical financial thinkers in their organization to work through these and many other financial issues.