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May 2020
Hello TSMA members and friends,

Please read my full letter with important information on how TSMA is facing COVID-19 now and in the future. Read more.
Eggen Group Marketing
Pandemic confirms SEO/Search Engine Marketing importance for manufacturers

The last six weeks have been a crazy ride for so many of us. We are adjusting to major upheaval in our daily lives and the economy has been reeling from the impact of this virus.

Over the 20+ years I have had my marketing business I have experienced economic downturns, the Y2K fear, the Bush-Gore tie, 9/11, stock market crashes, and more. I can testify ... Read more
COVID-19 Webinar Series
Replays and slides of all webinars are available in the COVID-19 Resources page.
Business Case for Safety - Webinar
May 13, 2020• 10:30 am
Online webinar

Every dollar invested in safety gets your company $4 to $6 ROI.
TSMA Golf Social
July 21, 2020• 11:00 am
Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course

2020 TSMA meeting dates -
Mark your calendar
May 13, July Golf Social, August TSMA on Tap, September 1, October Beer Social, November 3, December 1
TSMA COVID-19 Initiatives
An essential manufacturers survey will be disbursed soon and will take the pulse of our manufacturers and their ongoing needs during this time. Your response would be greatly appreciated.
TSMA 2019 Members of the Year
Board profile - Alexandra Thorstad
Alexandra Thorstad joined the TSMA Board of Directors just this year. She is currently the Sales and Marketing Manager at Cosmos Enterprises ... Read more
TSMA Snapshot 2019
Check out all the TSMA 2019 activities and accomplishments in this annual publication.
TSMA board updates
February board highlights
March board highlights
Welcome New Members
Advanced Quality Engineering

3601 SE 118 Street
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
On-site quality management training and consulting.
PO Box 83
Rothsay, MN 56579
A licensed, registered collections agency since 1987.
403 S. Union Ave.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 321-2079
Dedicated to working alongside businesses and advocating aggressively for their success.
6160 Golden Hills Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(651) 324-6274
Risk prevention and insurance for middle market companies.
56114 Stoney Creek Rd
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
(218) 770-2353
Precision CNC milling and turning ranging from prototyping to contracts.
1494 Hidden Valley Lane NW
Miltona, MN 56354
(763) 242-6519
Management consulting and professional EOS® Implementer.
Mfg Vital Signs Photo Contest
Congratulations to West Tool Enclosures - the 1st submission and winner of a $100 gift card. Photos and stories from the contest are being used to disseminate the message on how critical manufacturing is to the pandemic response and to our economy.
Explore STEM @ home
Hands on activities for youth entering 6 - 9th grade from the MN State Engineering Center of Excellence. Learn more
Web marketing minute
2020 Membership Directory
You should have recently received your complementary copy. Contact the office for additional free copies.
Leaderboard position available
Put your brand in the leaderboard position for the rest of 2020 for only $500. Leaderboard appears on all pages of,, and
Dream it. Do it.
Initiative on hold

With the onset of COVID-19 and the distance learning mandate, Michelle Landsverk, Dream It Do It coordinator, and the Manufacturing Career Dream Team have been furloughed until such time as distance learning is curtailed.
Announcing a new benefit !!

Midwest Manufacturers’ Association (MMA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new business partnership with Beaudry Oil & Propane for its MBiz Solutions program. This partnership, created to further the core objective of MBiz Solutions to lower members’ operating costs, will address the production needs of... Read More

Employer Health Plans outreach
Maria Berens, the health operations manager at Hahn Financial Group, our health plan partner, will be reaching out to all members in the coming days and weeks to schedule plan reviews. This would be a great time for your employees to use downtime to investigate our Employer Health Plans which can likely save your company money on premiums and plans.