Letter from Les
CMMA continues to provide top quality meeting presenters and subject matter experts and our tours continue to be world class learning opportunities. CMMA thanks those who have shared their knowledge and experience for our benefit. We also deeply appreciate those who have ... Read more
Member feature
Virnig Manufacturing - Designed to Perform
Skid steer loaders (often referred to by the brand name Bobcat) are some of the most versatile machines around. Their ability to maneuver in tight spaces, yet still have exceptional lifting capacity has brought their wide acceptance in many industries. They are relied upon daily to complete increasingly difficult jobs throughout agriculture, construction, landscaping ... Read more
Oct 24 • 7:30am
Chamber Room - City of St. Michael
Tour: JetEdge
Nov 12 • 11:30am
Lunch & Learn: Multiple Employer Retirement Plans
riteSOFT • St. Cloud
Nov 19 • 9:00am
FREE Engage & Retain Event
Alexandria Community & Technical College
Nov 21 • 7:30am
Manufacturing CTE Jamboree
Albany High School
Dec 10 • 4:30-6:30pm
CMMA Holiday Party
Bad Habit Brewing • St. Joseph
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.
CMMA Membership Milestones
10 years of membership
5 years of membership
Workforce development
How to get involved in CareerStart for your talent pipeline
CareerSTART, a locally developed program by Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, is designed to provide exploration, development and application of career paths for youth in grades K-12, to develop employability skills and apply core competencies, which will empower them to start their great future in the career of their choice.
Boys & Girls Club will partner with . ..   Read more.
CMMA news & happenings
CMMA announces Riveters Club

The CMMA Board of Directors announces a new membership program designed to recruit new members, get members involved, and retain members. 

This program will run on a point system, or Rivets, with CMMA Advocates (current members) earning Rivets as follows:
·        1 Rivet when you bring a guest to a meeting
·        3 Rivets when your manufacturer guest JOINS CMMA!
·        2 Rivets when your non-manufacturer guest JOINS CMMA!
·        1 Rivet each time the company RENEWS their membership
CMMA supports Minnesota Manufacturing Conference

Right: Tim Zipoy gave a presentation entitled "Workforce Development Toolbox, Making the Possible Happen” in a session at the recent 2019 Minnesota Manufacturing Conference. Information was shared on our seven tools including: K-12 FREE Perks Program, CMMA K-12 Navigator, K-12 Grant Program, College Scholarship Resources, Youth Apprenticeship Development, Central Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing and Dream It. Do It. For Schools. Tim did a great job of preparing and presenting.

Right: MMA staff Becky Hauschild shares the benefits of membership with conference-goers at the MMA booth.
Minnesota Manufacturing Conference 2019
CMMA seeks nominations for board of directors election by Nov. 1
CMMA relies on the involvement of volunteers! Since 2008 we have benefited from both manufacturing and service-sector leaders serving on the board.
Are you interested in impacting the success of manufacturers in our area? Nominations are now being accepted for two-year terms on the CMMA Board, from January 2020 to December 2021. Seven terms are up for election. Nominations will be accepted through November 1, 2019. 
All employees/owners of a CMMA member company are eligible to serve on the board. Please call or email the office to nominate yourself, an employee, or a fellow member.
Welcome new members
1511 Cougar Ln • Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 230-2575
324 38th Ave North • St. Cloud , MN 56303
(651) 491-2790
Builders of lasers, press brakes, turret punches and automation.
New 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 Lowers Operating Costs. We'd appreciate it if members would spare her a few minutes when contacted.