Membership Value

MMA is the state’s leading advocate focused solely on securing a prosperous future for Michigan manufacturers through effective advocacy, meaningful education and strategic business services. Recognized as the go-to organization for Michigan manufacturers, MMA remains committed to its standing values of trust, leadership, knowledge, influence, and relationship building — all for the continued success of the state’s largest and most vital industry.

Established in 1902, MMA represents the interests and needs of nearly 1,700 member companies, ranging from small manufacturers to the world’s largest and most well-known corporations. The MMA Board of Directors is an elected entity featuring industry leaders poised to enhance manufacturing’s growth and long-term competitiveness. The MMA Service Corporation (MMASC), established in 1980, is MMA’s for-profit subsidiary. The MMASC Board of Directors oversees the functions and operations of the Service Corporation.

MMA is here to promote our industry, our members and provide the education information to help the industry and your business thrive!

Networking Opportunities

MMA events and help you manufacture connections and grow your business. These professional development and networking programs are held across the state with businesses of all sizes in mind. Attendees can expect applicable take-aways and real-world best practices at our manufacturing-focused events.


MMA works every day to create a competitive business climate for your company. As a result of MMA’s advocacy efforts, we have created a strong economic environment for Michigan manufacturing. Our state is leading the nation in manufacturing job growth, with 205,000 new manufacturing jobs since the recession and MMA-driven savings of more than $4 billion. This is clear evidence that a pro-manufacturing agenda has a positive impact on the Michigan economy.


MMA provides members regular updates on legislation, regulations, job creation, talent partnerships and advice from manufacturers of all sizes to help you succeed. Stay informed with the MMA Blog, monthly membership magazine, e-newsletters and social media.


MMA wants your company to succeed and provides a variety of services to help you grow and compete. Add to your company’s bottom-line with savings on business services, hr resources, industrial services, employee discounts and insurance programs.

Multiple Channels to Tell Your Story

MMA’s multi-channel communications strategy offers members multiple opportunities to showcase their company, celebrate achievements and establish thought leadership. In addition to the organization’s flagship publication, MiMfg Magazine, digital content is published throughout the year through the MMA Blog, Online Learning Center and social media.

Develop a comprehensive plan to build your brand, solidify your image and increase your engagement with Michigan manufacturers. Check out the three ways to expand your brand with MMA.

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MiMfg Magazine

MiMfg Magazine
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MMA’s flagship publication, MiMfg Magazine, is published 6 times a year and distributed to more than 5,000 manufacturing decisionmakers. Each issue contains:

  • Unique, engaging and timely information on issues impacting Michigan’s manufacturing industry
  • Entertaining and enlightening spotlights of manufacturing leaders and innovators
  • Insights into the forward-leaning people, technology and companies pushing the industry forward
  • Stories of industry innovation and progress
  • Actionable insight that readers can apply to their own operations
  • Relevant and concise updates on legislative and regulatory issues
  • Solutions to manufacturing’s most pressing challenges

Check out past issues at or the Spotlights page and see the three ways to expand your brand with MMA to learn about content submission, event sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Contact Delaney McKinley

Delaney McKinleyExecutive Vice President of Operations
Call 517-487-8530