NTMA—New Jersey, Philadelphia & NE Pennsylvania, (NJPA) is the local affiliated chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association, the premier association for the precision custom manufacturing industry in the United States. Our primary purpose is to promote the precision custom manufacturing industry in the region and to provide our members with the services and information that will assist them become the “best in the business.”
Members have opportunities to network and learn through both our local meetings and national conferences and events.
- Our local chapter meetings bring members together at company tours, dinner presentations, technology showcases, breakfast seminars, and social events.
- NTMA Supply Chain Network Events bring qualified buyers and engineers from leading manufacturers face-to-face with our members at a one day, cost-effective sales networking event.
- National conferences and conventions offer members the opportunity to hear top-notch presentations on critical business issues as well as plenty of time to network and share during industry roundtables, group receptions and events.
Our Regular Members are manufacturing businesses with workforces ranging from 2 to more than 300 employees. Many are family-owned and operated. Their capabilities range from design and build prototyping, to production of quality parts for the automotive, aerospace, electronics, power generation, appliance, environmental, defense, construction, and medical industries. Many of our Regular Members are ISO 9001, AS 9100, and QS 9000 Certified. A number are NADCAP Certified and ITAR Compliant. To join the NJPA Chapter of NTMA, click here.
Benefits available to Regular Members through NTMA.
Members have access to an extensive array of services, programs, and products that are available to assist them in the successful operation of their businesses. Listed below is just a small sampling of the benefit topics you can explore with the regional NTMA representative.
- Labor relations counseling
- Legislative action center
- Business insurance
- Industry & market research
- Labor & operating costs
- Compensation surveys and reports
- Training materials
- Educational affiliations
- Business management assistance
- Capabilities search
- Membership directory
- Discount programs
Professional Partner Membership
Our Professional Partners are companies and organizations that provide service, equipment, or materials to the precision custom manufacturing industry. They include: electroplaters and finishing companies, metals and engineering plastics suppliers, quality and certification experts, insurance companies, industrial suppliers, shop software providers, machine tool distributors, and other services. To join the NJPA Chapter of NTMA, click here.
NTMA: At the forefront of America’s manufacturing future.
Since its founding in 1943, NTMA has remained relevant by changing with the times, focusing on the future of American manufacturing as exemplified by our members: small and medium-sized companies, many of them family owned or privately held.
NTMA has the know-how, resources and national presence to drive positive change and growth. Our growing membership is gaining momentum and bringing a new perception to precision manufacturing across the U.S.
Our members report that much of the value of their participation with NTMA comes from what they derive from peers. NTMA offers local chapter gatherings and national conferences and seminars that provide opportunities to meet and learn from your peers, emerging leaders and industry experts.
NTMA is working to help fill the manufacturing skills gap through a suite of programs targeted at students and their families, schools, the current workforce and support organizations. The National Robotics League (NRL) gives students hands-on experience and marketable skills through partnership with local manufacturing companies. NTMA-U is an online training platform that removes the obstacles of traditional classroom-based learning. The program constantly evaluates industry