September 2022 – 3 Quick Items

1. NYTimes: Factory Jobs are Booming Like It’s the 1970s

In a front-page story yesterday, The New York Times reported: “American manufacturers, like many industries, have struggled to find raw materials, component parts and skilled workers. And yet, they have continued to create jobs at a rate that has surprised even some longtime promoters of American factory employment. ‘We have 67,000 more workers today than we had in February 2020,’ said Chad Moutray, the chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers. ‘I didn’t think we would get there, to be honest with you.’” Read the full article here.
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2. Federated Insurance  
Our Chapter Partners at Federated Insurance offer a comprehensive array of programs to help you reduce risk and protect your business in a multitude of ways. See the attached Education Programs PDF for details. To learn more, reach out to your Federated representative or Justin Harris, our Chapter contact. 

3. NTMA Member Savings

A)  FedEx Discounts — Enroll at Members save 50% off FedEx Express and Express International shipping, and 30% off Fedex Ground and Home Delivery shipping.
B) Grainger Discounts — Save up to 40% on industry-related categories plus free shipping on online orders. Our Chapter Members save an average of $1,267/year. Whether you buy from Grainger frequently or only a few times a year, you should complete and submit the Grainger Affiliate Declaration Form to get this benefit.

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