PMPA Town Hall: May 28, 2020


PMPA’s Cate Smith, Miles Free, Renee Merker and Carli Kistler-Miller host PMPA Members for a PMPA Town Hall where we provide you with an update on the status of your organization and the inner workings of how we continue to provide you with the latest and best information available to help you adapt and thrive. We review the newest programs and latest on our PMPA Meetings. Director of Industry Relations, Miles Free, will review the latest business trends and best practices, and we answer our members questions during the live Q&A sessions.

New Paycheck Protection Loan Rules Provide Some Answers

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Questions about employee bonuses, payments made to owner employees and the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) authority
to audit Paycheck Protection Program loans (PPP) were answered just before the long Memorial Day weekend. Late on Friday evening,
May 22, exactly one week after the SBA released its much anticipated PPP Forgiveness Application, the SBA and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued two interim final rules (IFR) addressing some of the lingering issues with respect to PPP loan forgiveness.




 Technical Tuesday Webinar Series


The Basics of Thread Rolling



Lib Pietrantoni of CJWinter will provide both a design overview and a practical troubleshooting review with a ‘how to make it work’ approach. The design discussion will include how material selection and properties, blank design, tooling, feeds & speeds, and gaging all impact successful fabrication of rolled threads.The troubleshooting review will begin with defining common problems, share causes, and walk you through the process of finding solutions.



Technical Tuesday Webinar Series


Save Time With Custom CAMS



Join us for our first Technical Tuesday webinar as Peterson Tool Company’s Mark Charleton will discuss and review CAM design. Mark will also compare HSS tool cycles to carbide tool cycles and compare them again with the design of special double rise cams for both OD tools and ID tools. Mark has applied this process for customer jobs in the past with great success and wants to share this knowledge with PMPA members. This presentation also will touch on thinking outside the box on custom CAM layouts.