West coast precision machining companies- here’s your chance to connect and get critical business intelligence at our  FREE half-day seminar at DMG/Mori Seiki’s Los Angeles Technical Center Wednesday, November 9, 2011.

This is the place to be next Wednesday if you are a precision machining company on the West Coast.

PMPA is producing a half day business seminar on a wide variety of topics including industry outlook and capital spending forecast, market trends and new developments in raw materials, regulatory update, and tools available to aid your competitiveness.

  • DMG/Mori Seiki is hosting this event and will provide a networking lunch and demonstrations of their machines.
  • Representatives from Chase Brass, Kaiser Aluminum, and Schmolz + Bickenbach USA will moderate the materials panel.
  • Steve Kline from Gardner Publications will speak on the industry economic and capital spending trends.

And ‘yours truly’ will review tools available from PMPA to help you stay competitive and sustainable as well as provide an overview of the current regulatory regime in Washington D.C.- and our work to change it.

Heading West to connect with YOU!

If you are a precision machining company on the West Coast- we’d love to have you join us next Wednesday.

More Details and registration information.

Contact: gro.apmp@reneikr 440.526.0300 ext. 229

Hope to see you there!

P.S. Events like these pay off a huge bonus beyond the programmed content by what one learns via networking. This is sure to be the top West Coast Precision Networking event for the remainder of the year. Make sense of the challenges of 2012 by connecting with your peers at this free event!

PMPA staff recently reviewed the  Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Regulation information posted on the web.

More Exciting Reading From Department of Homeland Security
More Exciting Reading From Department of Homeland Security

We reviewed the Appendix A for materials and chemicals that might be in our shops.
And we gave our members our professional ‘techie’ opinion about this rule based on our knowledge of industry materials and processes. PMPA MEMBERS ONLY CFATS BULLETIN.
This is an example of the kinds of  “Tools You Can Use”  Business Intelligence that  PMPA provides to our members-  identification of and technical assistance with the constant flood of new government regulations.
How do you identify emerging regulations in your company? Who is responsible for identifying applicability and compliance?  Ultimately, we know who the courts would say is responsible…