• Premium Associate Member Spotlight: Acena Consulting

    January 25, 2024    875

    Interview with Acena Consulting Senior Manager-Business Development Dan Osterland
  • Industry Member Spotlight: MFP Automation Engineering

    January 25, 2024    741

    Interview with MFP's Engineering Manager Jake DeRooy
  • Making an Impact for Industry at the Capitol

    January 25, 2024    667

    Despite legislative challenges, there were still many wins for manufacturers in 2023. Learn more and find out why MMA remains optimistic going into 2024.
  • Whitmer Proposals Rightfully Prioritize Manufacturing Talent, Jobs and Capital Investment

    January 24, 2024    648

    Statement of MMA in response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Sixth State of the State Address
  • 2024 Outlook Report Reveals Why Manufacturers Are Optimistic About 2024

    January 24, 2024    901

    Supply chain issues, employee retention and data security are big concerns shaping leaders’ decisions according to a survey of more than 330 manufacturing executives across the country. However, according to a survey by MMA member Wipfli, most manufacturers remain optimistic about the future of the industry and are ready to tackle these obstacles head-on.
  • MMA’s Efforts to Expand the SME PRIME School Network in Michigan

    January 24, 2024    591

    MMA’s efforts to advocate on behalf of Michigan’s manufacturers often translate into tangible beneficial results. In this article, we’ll dive into one such effort that is reshaping Michigan’s manufacturing-related career and technical education landscape.
  • Case Systems and BOSTONtec - 2023 Manufacturing Community Impact

    January 10, 2024    1209

    Giving back to the community through local philanthropy and engagement is fundamental to the culture that drives Midland-based Case Systems, Inc and its subsidiary company, BOSTONtec and is why they were recognized with the 2023 Manufacturing Community Impact award.
  • Top 10 Things to Know About Sale-Leasebacks

    January 10, 2024    1090

    Industrial real estate has been hitting record highs in the wake of COVID-19 as re-shoring manufacturing operations has become the trend. Impacted by changing economic times and increasing interest rates, many manufacturers have turned to sale-leasebacks for an alternative to traditional financing.
  • Webinar: The R&D Tax Credit and Section 174 - What to Know, What to Expect

    December 18, 2023    1474

    MMA and Acena Consulting President Randy Eickhoff and Senior Manager Business Development Dan Osterland lead you through a concise Q&A session to navigate the changes in Research and Development (R&D) tax credits due to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for small to mid-sized businesses. Discover the impact of removing the expensing option for Qualified Research Expenses (QREs) from the 2022 tax year, learn about current regulations, and participate in conversations about efforts to repeal this innovation-impacting legislation.
  • Workforce Solutions Regional Meetings 2024

    December 5, 2023    967

    To navigate the gaps between workforce supply and demand, MMA is facilitating regional collaborative solutions to help the Michigan manufacturing industry and our members develop the strongest and most competitive manufacturing workforce in the world.