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November 2019
November TSMA Meeting
Engage & Retain: Regional Summit for Employers
November 19, 2019• 9:00-1:00 pm
Alexandria Tech & Comm College
Four business will share tips on employee retention: FORCE America, Geneva Capital, Knute Nelson, American Solutions for Business
December TSMA Social
December 3, 2019• 4:00-6:00 pm
Raaper's Eatery and Ale
Mystery basket auction to benefit Jingle Bells Foundation.
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3rd Annual Stein & Wine Recap
Beer and wine vendors lined the walls of Broadway Ballroom on the evening of October 10, offering samples of libations to about 175 people. With each vendor providing ... Read more.
Web leaderboard position - 1 left
Get exposed to almost 17,000 site visitors with a leaderboard ad that appears on all pages of all three websites. Info.
Seven manufacturers in Douglas and Pope Counties help change the image of manufacturing
Young and old came by the hundreds in early October to satisfy their curiosity about ... Read more
TSMA board updates
Welcome New Member
Todd Emmons - Director
PO Box 758
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-8900
Full service commercial construction
LuAnne Brosz - Sales Operations
3487 University Drive South
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 499-0521
IT solutions provider
New MN DEED grant opportunity to train incumbent workers on new automation technology
The new Automation Training Incentive Pilot Program (ATIP) will offer grants of up to $25,000 focused on the MN manufacturing or skilled production industry with 100 or fewer employees. More.
LOC Solutions contact
MMA is working with consultant Linda Mathiasen to determine member awareness of the LOC Solutions (formerly called Gold Programs). LOC is an acronym for Lower Operating Costs. We'd appreciate it if members would spare her a few minutes when contacted.
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TSMA member of the year
Calling for nominees for two TSMA member of the year awards: 2019 Manufacturer of the Year and 2019 Collaborator of the Year. Call or email the office with your nomination . Read more.
Free 2019 printed directories
FREE additional copies available from the office .
TSMA Board Elections
Online voting for TSMA Board positions is happening NOW. An email was sent mid-October. Please complete your voting by Nov. 4. Just follow the link in the email .
TSMA supports MN Manufacturing Conference
MMA staff Becky Hauschild shares the benefits of membership with conference-goers at the MMA booth. The conference was held in Brooklyn Park October 16-17.
Member benefit
Put your product or service in front of AMFA, CMMA, and TSMA members nearly 245,000 times throughout the year. This program includes website banners on all 3 websites. Contact.
Digital manufacturing badges gaining traction

Two years ago, Dream It. Do It. Minnesota launched the Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Digital Badge Pathway for students in grades 7-12. Since then, there have been more than 56,000 engagements and 613 badges have been issued to Minnesota youth. Read more
Dream team attended career expo
Members of the Dream It Do It Manufacturing Career Dream Team shared the pro-manufacturing message with youth at the Fergus Falls Career Expo on October 10. Pictured are Cody Cirks and Jimmy Jevnager.
Shopping health insurance companies and plans?

We’ve got a solution for you! We have partnered with Hahn Financial Group, Inc. in Sioux Falls, SD, to offer Employer Health Plans . Vetted by our board and endorsed by your fellow members, please include Employer Health Plans in your health insurance shopping this year. Email Sandy Kashmark or call 800.654.5773 to learn more and receive a quote. Read more.
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