Manufacturing voice | Workforce | Relationships | Health plans
June 2020
Hello TSMA members and friends,

I hope this message again finds you and your family/friends in good health.

As the COVID-19 shelter-in-place restrictions are easing, most of us are... Read more.
Parker Precision LLC
Your CNC machining solutions

After 20 years of experience with welding, CNC machining and programming, Seth Anderson made the decision to begin his own endeavor by starting up a small, custom Machine Shop. Combining his schooling, work experience and technical knowledge, he began Parker Precision LLC in 2017 ... Read more
COVID-19 Webinar Series
Overcoming the Disruption
June 25 • 11:00 am
Four keys to help manufacturers with the mindset for success in constantly changing circumstances. Call in information
Financial Stability for Manufacturers Webinar
July 9 • 11:00 am
Amid the current environment, there are easy steps leaders can take to protect funds, improve liquidity and produce cost savings.
COVID-19 Webinar Series
Planning for Prevention
July 14 • 10:00 am
Injury prevention, on-site therapies, protocols, preventing claims and reducing your rates. Call in information
Content Marketing Tactics to Grow Your Manufacturing Business
July 15 • 11:00 am
Join us to learn how four media types can drive your manufacturing business, generate leads and boost revenue.
TSMA Golf Social
July 21, 2020• 11:00 am
Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course

TSMA on Tap
August 12, 2020• 3:30 pm
ABC Brewing • Battle Lake, MN

2020 TSMA meeting dates -
Mark your calendar
July Golf Social, August TSMA on Tap, September 1, October Beer Social, November 3, December 1
TSMA golf social July 21
Your participation is needed at the 2020 TSMA Golf Social. Proceeds from the social support manufacturing-related youth programs in the region. Participation in this golf social directly impacts the strength and the future success of manufacturing in our region. See the article about golf social and COVID-19 restrictions.

You are also invited to participate in your sister organization events:

AMFA golf social • Aug. 19
Cloquet Country Club, Cloquet

CMMA golf social • Sept. 15
Wapicada Golf Club, Sauk Rapids
TSMA COVID-19 mfg survey
An essential manufacturers survey was sent to manufacturing members of AMFA, CMMA and TSMA in May and June. The survey took the pulse of our manufacturers and their ongoing needs during this time. See press release or white paper with results here.
Board profile - Deb Waldvogel
Deb Waldvogel joined the TSMA Board of Directors just this year. She is the Business Development Manager of West Central Minnesota for Doherty Staffing Solutions ... Read more
$10K Small business relief grants
Apply TODAY until July 2. For businesses with fewer than 6 employees that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. See DEED's Small Business Relief Grants page.
Translated announcement: Espanol , Somali .
Johnson joins MMA as summer intern. Read more.
TSMA board updates
June board highlights
Welcome new members
232 Industrial Park Dr.
Frankfort, NY 13340
(6 51)233-7945
Manufacturer and distributor of safety and industrial products, Covid-19 PPE, and vending/VMI solutions.
Reinke elected chair of TriFac Fund
Randy Reinke, President/CEO of long-time TSMA member Custom Products of Litchfield, will once again serve as chairman of the Trifac workers compensation self-insurance fund. Joining Randy on the Executive Committee are.. . Learn more
TSMA on tap - August 12
TSMA on Tap at ABC Brewing in Battle Lake on August 12th from 3:30 - 6:00pm.
Mfg vital signs photo contest
Congrats to CMMA member  Messer Repair   of Sauk Centre, winner of the most popular photo in our Manufacturing Vital Signs campaign. The goal of the campaign was to increase awareness of the vitality of manufacturing to our economy. The campaign reached over 3300 people!
Web marketing minute
Even before the onset of COVID-19 videos were the hottest marketing avenue for manufacturers. Creating videos is easier than you think and can be displayed on your member listing on the TSMA website . Contact Becky, Communications Specialist, with questions.
2020 Membership directory
Free copies available. Contact  the office .
Dream it. Do it.
Initiative on hold

With the onset of COVID-19 a nd the distance learning mandate, Michelle Landsverk, Dream It Do It coordinator, and the Manufacturing Career Dream Team have been furloughed until students return to classrooms.
Human resource management

PROduction Workforce Professionals, specializing in human resources management services just for manufacturers, is a subsidiary of Pro Resources, a professional employment organization (PEO) established in 1991 and headquartered in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Human Resources  – allows you to manage HR, benefits, and payroll over the Internet.

Payroll  – outsourced payroll administration services accessed online.

Employee Benefits  - a package of benefits for all full time (30+hours per week), permanent employees that does not cost the employer anything unless they choose to pay a portion of the premiums.

Risk Management  - specialists to ensure a safer workplace and controlled workers’ comp costs.

Contact - To learn more, contact Matt Denker , (612) 578-6585.