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Orbitform’s Phil Sponsler to be Named Michigan’s Manufacturer of the Year

Orbitform’s Phil Sponsler to be Named Michigan’s Manufacturer of the Year

MMA is proud to announce that Phil Sponsler, president of Jackson’s Orbitform, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year Award.
Gerdau’s Adam Tabor to be Honored as Manufacturing’s Emerging Leader

Gerdau’s Adam Tabor to be Honored as Manufacturing’s Emerging Leader

MMA is proud to announce that Adam Tabor, finishing manager for Jackson-based Gerdau, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Emerging Leader Award.
Grand Valley’s Paul Plotkowski to be Honored as Manufacturing’s Talent Champion

Grand Valley’s Paul Plotkowski to be Honored as Manufacturing’s Talent Champion

MMA is proud to announce that Paul Plotkowski, dean of Grand Valley State University has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Talent Champion Award.
Manufacturers Recognize Rapid-Line for Innovation Excellence

Manufacturers Recognize Rapid-Line for Innovation Excellence

MMA is proud to announce that Rapid-Line Inc of Grand Rapids has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Innovation Excellence Award.
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact

Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact

MMA is proud to announce that Standish’s Vantage Plastics has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Community Impact Award.
Manufacturers and Bipartisan Workgroup Present Comprehensive Solution to Unemployment Fraud

Manufacturers and Bipartisan Workgroup Present Comprehensive Solution to Unemployment Fraud

MMA joined with Representative Joe Graves and Representative Kevin Hertel on 10/19/17 to announce the introduction of a legislative package to address key issues with the state’s unemployment insurance benefits system.
Continued Savings in Workers’ Compensation Costs Boosts Economic Competitiveness

Continued Savings in Workers’ Compensation Costs Boosts Economic Competitiveness

MMA praised huge gains in manufacturing competitiveness as the Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) announced earlier this month, saving Michigan employers $446 million.
Manufacturers and State Leaders Announce Legislation to Address Critical Workforce Demand

Manufacturers and State Leaders Announce Legislation to Address Critical Workforce Demand

MMA helped announce the introduction of new legislation dedicated to strengthening Michigan’s talent base and preparing the next generation for all the fulfilling and lucrative careers in modern advanced manufacturing.
Manufacturers Support Michigan Career Pathway Alliance

Manufacturers Support Michigan Career Pathway Alliance

MMA announced its support today for the Michigan Career Pathway Alliance and its recommendations designed to improve student access to pathways leading to rewarding and good-paying careers.
Manufacturers Take Home Two at the 2017 MSAE Diamond Awards

Manufacturers Take Home Two at the 2017 MSAE Diamond Awards

The Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) took home top honors for both Innovative Collaboration and Meetings & Expositions at the 2017 MSAE Diamond Awards.
Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
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Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
This program recognizes excellence in manufacturing by honoring those who make a positive impact in their community and in their industry.
MFG Forum 2017
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MFG Forum 2017
The 2017 MFG Forum will outline the threats, discuss best practices and provide resources for protecting valuable manufacturing assets from cyber attack.
MFG Forum 2018
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MFG Forum 2018
The MFG Forum guides industry leaders through emerging issues like Industry 4.0 and provide resources to maintain Michigan’s manufacturing advantage in the 21st century.
Insurance Forms
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Insurance Forms
Download and print the forms you need to manage your benefits program.
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
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Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
MMA is proud to announce that Standish’s Vantage Plastics has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Community Impact Award.
Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
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Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
Michigan’s economy is growing — but more remains to be done. Discover the industry’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session and help keep manufacturing moving forward.
Building a Competitive Michigan
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Building a Competitive Michigan
MMA legislative and regulatory successes have saved Michigan manufacturers billions of dollars in recent years.
Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
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Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
Eligible employers will qualify for a reduced taxable wage base of $9,000 for calendar year 2018 thanks to MMA-supported legislation passed in 2011.