The organizations a company chooses to affiliate with says a lot about the leadership, vision, and direction of the organization. At Pentaflex, we have strategically grown our partnerships with various organizations across the country to connect with other manufacturers, stay up to date on the latest in our industry, and create the most opportunities for our team members to provide the highest level of service to our customers.
Through the past few unpredictable months, the associations listed below have been invaluable to Pentaflex and other member companies in navigating our work environments and how we move forward in these unprecedented times. It is times like these that truly show the measure of an organization, and each of these have proven themselves to be solid and sustainable resources for Pentaflex and other member companies.
Learn more about our affiliations below:
Precision Metalforming Association
Mission: Our mission is to shape the environment of the metalforming industry, leading innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability.
About the Organization: PMA was founded in 1913 when a handful of metal stamping companies saw the need to combine their efforts and work together for the betterment of the industry as a whole. Today, members of the PMA help one another by offering education, networking, and other opportunities for companies to plan and save accordingly.
By visiting their website, you can see the many different educational opportunities that PMA offers to their members and non-members. They are also a thought leader in advocating for manufacturers at the state and federal level.
National Association of Manufacturers
Mission: Our work is centered around four values that make our industry strong and America exceptional: free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty and equal opportunity.
About the Organization: NAM was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1895 to support the men and women of America working in manufacturing. Since that time, NAM has continued their efforts in combining forces with companies across the states to create efficient and stable opportunities and policies. According to their website, “Today, the NAM is still innovating and disrupting an ever-changing national landscape in order to build our industry, create progress and advance the values that make our nation exceptional: free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty and equal opportunity.”
The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association
Mission: To protect and grow Ohio manufacturing.
About the Organization: The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association exists to help connect manufacturers in our state, share opportunities, and protect our manufacturing jobs and resources. Through receiving their funding directly from the companies that are a part of the organization, the organization ensures that our voices are heard. They are also a fantastic resource for Ohio manufacturers to stay up to date on all the latest procedures and policies.
Dayton Regional Manufacturers Association
Mission: Dayton Regional Manufacturers Association (DRMA) is the voice of manufacturing in the Greater Dayton Region. We promote business success through peer-to-peer connectivity, career awareness, advocacy, education, economic development, and sharing best practices.
About the Organization: DRMA comprises nearly 200 manufacturers and 150 suppliers in Dayton, Ohio and the surrounding areas. Through connecting these manufacturers, we are able to join conversations about innovation, policies, and procedures that take Ohio manufacturing to the next level for our customers. By bringing together a diverse group of industries and company sizes, we are able to brainstorm and collaborate for the betterment of our companies and our communities.
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Mission: The mission of The Chamber of Greater Springfield is to advance important economic and workforce development opportunities, to promote ideas that will make our region more progressive, and to help our members grow by connecting them with each other and the broader community.
About the Organization: The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce does an excellent job connecting and collaborating with the companies, organizations, and communities that make up our city. Through various events, initiatives, and dedication to see our city grow and thrive, our chamber will do whatever it takes to create a strong and innovative future for Springfield.
Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association
Mission: Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA)’s mission is to advance the commercial vehicle supplier industry and the business interests of our members.
About the Organization: Through bringing a diverse range of suppliers and manufacturers together into the same room, HDMA is able to foster innovative conversations to move our industries forward into the future of manufacturing. According to their website, “HDMA serves its 220+ commercial vehicle component-supplier members through government and industry advocacy, timely news and information, market research and analysis, promotion of the North American manufacturer/supplier industry and facilitating industry networking through a range of events, peer councils and services.”