1. PMPA Conference Sponsorship Opportunities...

    Show your support of the Association - be a conference sponsor!  Two levels of sponsorship are available for the upcoming PMPA 2014 Annual Meeting.  Learn More.....
  2. PMPA Suppliers

    PMPA Suppliers produce complex parts and complete assemblies for finished goods such as: automobiles, aircraft, heavy truck, medical devices, appliances, construction equipment and much more. > Learn More
  3. Career and Training Resources Tool

    Looking for career information or training opportunities in precision machining?  Check out PMPA's new comprehensive Training Database identifying training opportunities and career paths.
  4. PMPA Education Foundation Golf Outing

    The Education Foundation's 14th Annual Golf Outing will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Raptor Bay Golf Club, Bonita Springs, Florida, as part of PMPA's 82st Annual Meeting. > Learn more.
  5. PMPA Now Offers Continuing Education Units....

    Many PMPA meetings and events can now earn you continuing education units (CEUs) in recognition of your effort to further progress in your industry.  Learn More...
  6. 2014 Annual Business Meeting

    REGISTER NOW!  PMPA's 81st Annual Business Meeting will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs (Naples), Florida, October 17-21, 2014.  

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  • October 17-21, 2014

    2014 Annual Meeting

    Hyatt Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, FL

  • February 27- March 1, 2015

    2015 Management Update Conference

    Hyatt Regency San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

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