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Past PMA Chairman Testifies Before Congress on Need for Tax Reform

Batesville Tool & Die President and CEO Jody Fledderman, PMA's 2014 Chairman of the Board, testified on April 15 before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on how the current tax code impedes small business growth. The “Small Business, Big Taxes: Are Taxes Holding Back Small Business Growth?” hearing was chaired by Senator Dan Coats (R-IN). In his testimony, Fledderman called on members of the House and Senate to provide certainty in the tax code in order to sustain and enhance growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector. Read the testimony here.

Termax Corporation CEO Bill Smith Elected PMA Chairman of the Board

Bill Smith, CEO of Termax Corp., Lake Zurich, IL, was elected PMA’s 2015 chairman of the board during the annual meeting of members on March 5 in Orlando. His theme for the year—To Whom Much is Given, Much is Expected—revolves around three core areas: mentoring, education and advocacy. Learn more about his goals as chair. Ron Lowry, Dayton Rogers, Minneapolis, MN; and Dave Arndt, Pentaflex Inc., Springfield, OH; join Smith with leadership roles on the board. Special thanks to outgoing Chairman Jody Fledderman for his outstanding leadership in 2014.

Enrollment Open for Management Development Academy

PMA is accepting registrations for the 2015-2016 Management Development Academy (MDA), an instructional and networking program designed exclusively for mid-level managers looking to advance their business and leadership acumen. The MDA program consists of three 2.5-day sessions, addressing topics related to managerial excellence and performance improvement. The first session will take place July 19-21 in Cleveland. View the agenda. This popular program has sold out in the past, so register early to ensure your spot.

 

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Press Releases

Business Conditions Report: April 2015
4/17/2015
MetalForming Magazine to Hold Conference on the Latest Developments in Die Design and Simulation Software
4/16/2015
Indiana Manufacturer Testifies before Congress on Impact of Taxes on Small Businesses and Need for Tax Reform
Former PMA Chairman Jody Fledderman Testifies before Joint Economic Committee; Requests Certainty in Tax Code to Help U.S. Manufacturing Businesses Thrive
4/15/2015
PMA Hosts Annual Conference for Automotive Suppliers in Troy, MI
Women in Automotive Luncheon Co-Located with Conference
4/7/2015
Termax Corporation CEO William Smith Elected PMA Board Chairman
3/25/2015
Women in Manufacturing Seeks Speakers for Annual Summit
3/23/2015
Business Conditions Report: March 2015
3/18/2015
More than 600 Manufacturing Sector Leaders Gather for Successful Fifth MFG Meeting
Innovation Leads the Discussion in Orlando
3/17/2015

 

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