PMPA Annual Meeting

October 4 - 7, 2018

Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes

The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes
Orlando, Florida

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From our President

An invitation from PMPA President Mike Preston...

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Mike Preston
Micron Manufacturing Company
Grand Rapids, MI

Hello PMPA members…

It has been my honor to serve as your PMPA president this past year.  In my travels to member shops, I have been very graciously welcomed at each plant tour, as well as the Presidents Round Table meetings.  The opportunity to engage face to face versus texting or email was a wonderful change from today’s fast pace!  It was very comforting and enriching to network and share in our successes and opportunities to improve our businesses.

We all know that planning is essential to sustaining, adapting and growing our business, and the theme for this year’s Annual Meeting is appropriately focused on “Strategies for Success.”  In fact, I did not have one conversation with a member who said, “I sure hope we don’t succeed in the business.”  Our businesses are a great example of “living and promoting the American Dream,” as reflected in the commitment to family, community and country.

Your PMPA Executive Committee - Mike Reader, Victor Da Cruz, Doug Coster, Steve Sorenson, Aneesa Muthana, Rick Paulson, and myself coordinated in the planning of this year’s program, so please join us October 4-7 at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida for the 2018 Annual Meeting and plan on charting your company’s course to Success.

Take a few moments to review the topics, speakers and program events – you’ll note that this year’s Annual Meeting schedule has been mildly condensed into two and half days (and still includes the Annual Awards Banquet) – you can be home by the end of the weekend!

In closing, this year our Association has experienced change.  I want to thank all our members, as well as our dedicated PMPA Staff, for your patience and trust as the PMPA moves forward.  Our best days are ahead of us.

Mike Preston

Mike Preston Signature

PMPA President
President - Micron Manufacturing Company

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 4
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Technical Members Meeting

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception/Dinner

Friday, October 5
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Business Session

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Group Lunch

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