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Precision Coatings, Inc. adds Dicronite® low friction solid lubricant coating service.

St. Paul, MN. We are pleased to announce that as of December 30, 2022 Precision Coatings, Inc. purchased the assets of Dicronite® of Minnesota, Inc. and began providing the Dicronite® services on January 3, 2023. We are excited to add the Dicronite® product to our portfolio of coating services that ...

2023 Education Foundation officers and board members

We're excited to announce the 2023 Education Foundation officers and board members! President: Chuck Olson, Maxcam Vice President: Heidi Braun, Anoka Technical College Secretary/Treasurer: Barb Dorumsgaard, NTM Inc. Directors Jesse Schelitzche, Imagineering Machine Jasmine Nordstrom, Hutchinson ...

Support the Education Foundation with a year-end gift!

Every year, the MPMA Education Foundation offers $2,000 scholarships to help motivated people with an interest in manufacturing receive the training they need to become successful in the field. To support as many students as possible, we rely on gifts from people like you, who want to help the ...

Chicago-Based Family Office Makes Platform Investment in Minnesota

True North Mergers and Acquisitions Facilitates Acquisition of Reliable Bronze and Manufacturing by Temple Hall Group Chicago-Based Family Office Makes Platform Investment in Minnesota

Power Up with GibbsCAM 2023

GibbsCAM 2023 features a number of significant Turning enhancements including the highly effective implementation of Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurningTM strategies. These new cutting methodologies permit turning and facing in all directions, delivering dramatic increases in high volume production. ...

Jones Metal featured in Washington Post

Jones Metal, a company providing advanced metal fabrication solutions for various industries, was recently featured in a Washington Post story about Minnesota's labor market. Read the piece here!

3 Items to review when considering a new healthcare plan:

3 Items to review when considering a new healthcare plan: 1) Healthcare Cost and Quality: a. Look for programs that enable employees to evaluate their options for both cost andquality. Within the same zip code there can be large variances in cost and quality, and knowing what a reasonable price to ...

Free Inflation Resource from National Association of Manufacturers

Download the Free Inflation Resource Bundle for Manufacturers

MPMA Matching donations for Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

The Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing is an opportunity for students, families, and the general public to discover the innovative, high-tech world of modern manufacturing. Each year, MPMA helps the Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence fund their transportation ...

Concept Machine Tool appointed distributor for United Grinding North America

UNITED GRINDING North America has appointed Concept Machine as its exclusive distributor for cylindrical, surface, and profile grinding as well as tool making and measuring through five states for sales, service, and consumables. “United Grinding is a premier supplier and will be a great partner to ...

Federated offers complimentary risk management training

Federated Insurance is offering complimentary risk management training for all industries on August 2-4, 2022. Through this valuable session, you will discover methods you can use immediately to help protect profits by reducing risk at your business.

MPMA Introduces Healthcare Plan

Members have been asking for help with mounting healthcare costs, and MPMA is excited to announce a new healthcare plan for our members! Partnered with Hahn Financial Group, MPMA will share a plan proven beneficial for manufacturers. Members that have initially reviewed the plan are seeing 10-15% ...

5 Students Earn MPMA Education Foundation Scholarships

The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association’s (MPMA) Education Foundation has awarded five $2,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue careers in manufacturing. The students include: Maxwell is enrolled at Alexandria Technical and Community College and is majoring in Machine Tool ...

Volunteer for MPMA's New Membership Committee

MPMA has a Membership Committee! We are looking for members who like to connect with others and want to help make MPMA stronger by building member engagement.