About NTMA

The National Tooling and Machining Association is a trade organization representing the precision custom manufacturing industry throughout the United States. Organized in 1943, the Association is incorporated under the state laws of Ohio. We are the Largest U.S. National Network of Precision Metalworking Manufacturers, working together to solve common business problems and achieve business success in a global economy. We have roughly 1,200 members representing $40B in sales.

Michiana Chapter NTMA (MCNTMA)  is the local chapter of NTMA http://www.ntma.org/  consisting of over 30 area precision metalworking companies and more supporting associate members forming a strong group of like-minded businesses supporting manufacturing, skills education, advocacy with impact and innovative networking.

The major focuses of the MCNTMA are workforce and business development.  We offer NTMA-U http://www.ntma.org/initiatives/education/ (a value-added benefit free tuition to our members) to address the skills shortage in the machining industry – by recruiting and training top talent in our communities.

We support opportunities to grow your business by a menu of business success tools and innovative opportunities such as Local, Regional & National Events, Plant Tours, and Roundtables/Workshops for networking and  professional/technical development.

Our Vision and Mission…

  • Vision – To become the premier center of knowledge, to lead the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry in continuing world leadership
  • Mission – To help members of the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry achieve business success in a global economy through advocacy, advice, networking, information, programs, and services.