Manufacturing Industry News
ELK GROVE VILLAGE – A group of nearly 60 graduates completed a three-year apprenticeship course and stepped into high-demand careers with no debt – emphasizing a growing interest and renewed respect for solid careers in the essential manufacturing industry.
The Technology & Manufacturing Association, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, currently offers what industry insiders refer to as the “gold standard” in training for three high-demand manufacturing careers in Tool & Die Making, Mold Making, and CNC Programming.
In addition to the excellent quality training TMA offers, nearly 100% of the time, small to mid-sized manufacturers provide TMA’s training as a benefit to their employees especially interested in advancing their careers.
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TMA’s 2022 Scorecard Shows Disappointing Support in Legislature for Illinois Small- to Mid-Sized Manufacturers
Less Than 25% of Illinois Legislators Vote for Bills to Improve Illinois’ Leading Industry
SCHAUMBURG, IL – The Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) released their 2022 Legislative Scorecard which showed more than three quarters of Illinois lawmakers do not support pro-manufacturing legislation.
As one of the leading industries in Illinois, manufacturers look to their elected officials to advocate for legislation that supports their efforts to drive the Illinois economy, but TMA’s Legislative Scorecard shows a decline in support from state leaders over the last three years.
TMA’s Legislative Scorecard holds members of the Illinois General Assembly accountable and informs TMA members and the public about the pro- or anti-manufacturing votes cast by their elected officials ahead of the June 28th primary elections.
Read more about it and see the 2022 Legislative Scorecard HERE.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Dozens of candidates for state and federal offices completed the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) 2022 candidate questionnaire, which surveyed candidates on their positions related to pro-growth and pro-manufacturing issues.
As Illinois manufacturers endure cumbersome government regulations and a burdensome tax climate, TMA informs their members and Illinois voters of candidate positions ahead of the June 28th elections. Of those who completed TMA’s survey, 11 candidates for federal office and 12 candidates for state office were aligned with manufacturers on at least 80% of the issues discussed.
More at TMANews.com HERE.