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Addressing a Different Type of Talent Shortage: The Soft Skills Gap

Addressing a Different Type of Talent Shortage: The Soft Skills Gap

A lack of soft skills or interpersonal skills among manufacturing candidates is making it even more difficult to find the kind of worker that will help their companies succeed in the long run.
Choosing the Right Service Provider for Your Business

Choosing the Right Service Provider for Your Business

When it's time to engage a service provider to support some or all of your most critical business functions, it can be challenging to choose the right provider. Here are nine areas to keep in mind when evaluating service providers.
Layoff Considerations During Uncertain Times

Layoff Considerations During Uncertain Times

There are myriad issues to consider when economic conditions and unforeseen events such as the coronavirus pandemic force difficult business decisions.
Refresh Your Recruiting Tools for the Post-Coronavirus Economy

Refresh Your Recruiting Tools for the Post-Coronavirus Economy

Whether the post-virus labor market will be as tight as it once was or additional talented workers will be available, manufacturers with recruitment tools already in place will be best positioned to compete for and attract the most in-demand candidates.
Invitation to Share Best Practices for Operating Safely and Productively

Invitation to Share Best Practices for Operating Safely and Productively

MMA wants to connect you through our new Best Practices for Operating Safety and Productively, which will provide guidance for worker safety procedures and highlight member companies that can support manufacturers as they reopen for greater levels of production.
Key Conversation with Pfizer

Key Conversation with Pfizer

MMA Interview with Pfizer Vice President of Sterile Injectables Operations Chaz Calitri
Premium Associate Member Spotlight: Kerr Russell

Premium Associate Member Spotlight: Kerr Russell

Interview with Kerr Russell Attorney Mark Knoth
Industry Member Spotlight: Epic Machine Inc.

Industry Member Spotlight: Epic Machine Inc.

Interview with Epic Machine Inc. Comptroller Bill Johnston
Strategies at the Heart of Operational Issues

Strategies at the Heart of Operational Issues

Successful operations are at the heart of the successful manufacturer. Read about the trending issues — including those brought to light with the COVID-19 crisis — to help keep your business moving forward.
GM to Share Face Mask Production Plans with MMA and Original Equipment Suppliers Association

GM to Share Face Mask Production Plans with MMA and Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Due to surging demand for face masks, GM is also increasing production capability at its Warren, Michigan plant to fight COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
MFG Excellence Awards 2018
Events
MFG Excellence Awards 2018
The MFG Excellence Awards recognizes excellence in manufacturing by honoring those who make a positive impact in their community and in their industry.
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.