USE YOUR BENEFITS!
The RTMA has developed an array of benefits to assist its members be more competitive in the marketplace. We recognize that in order for you to get value from your membership dues, you have to use the benefits. For your review and use, the following is a punch list of the RTMA’s benefits and services. (Underlined items are linked to their specific page on our website – www.rtma.org).
RTMA is working with webSURGE to assist members in the recruitment of skilled labor. Members receive a 10% discount on fees.
RTMA is working with companies to identify and register apprentices, monitor and document on the job training and training progress. The Apprenticeship Program acts as the intermediary to coordinate interactions among the apprentices, their companies, and the NYS Department of Labor.
The RTMA has partnered with local colleges and community members to launch the Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program. This program targets 11th and 12th grade students to enter into a partnership with a company and earn credit towards an apprenticeship while still in High School.
RTMA provides a Placement Service consisting of prequalified resumes of candidates for employment. Cost is a modest fee of 10% of the first year’s salary, which is 50% less than staffing agencies.
RTMA is partnering with Brown & Brown of NY to provide a private Health Insurance Program for qualified members. The RTMA has its own plans and has been able to save its members millions of dollars. The RTMA also provides additional insurances, such as Disability, Vision, and Dental.
The RTMA is working with USI Insurance to provide a highly competitive Workers’ Compensation Program. It offers upfront discounts and group dividends, as well as Property and Casualty Insurance at discounted member rates.
The RTMA offers Tooling U courses at no cost to our members (a $495 value). They are the nation’s #1 manufacturing specific online training services. It provides practical real-world technical education with more than 400 unique online classes targeted to engineers, machinist, press operators, assemblers, and industrial maintenance.
RTMA provides members subsidized MasterCam training through Optipro. MasterCam is the world’s most popular CAD/CAM Software.
The RTMA CoreValue Program is a diagnostic tool which will provide member companies information comparing them to their peers regarding key performance measures. It identifies both strengths and weaknesses and presents an opportunity to make strategic competitive improvements leading to financial growth. This program is delivered by M-One Advisors.
Another avenue to strategic growth is through the RTMA Operational Excellence Program. Collaborating with RD Castle Associates, a no-charge consultative meeting is provided along with an initial assessment and a prioritized action plan. Members receive a discount regarding the action plan implementation.
Partnering with webSURGE, the RTMA works with its members in B2B markets. It develops and executes digital marketing strategies that increase the number of qualified prospects. It also uses marketing technology to assist sales teams in converting leads into customers.
RTMA partners with Staples to offer discounts on thousands of items for your office and breakroom needs.
RTMA has many networking opportunities available during our monthly meetings, the Holiday Social, and our Spring and Fall Golf Outings.
Should you have any questions about the benefits, contact RTMA Executive Director, Kevin Kelley, at email@example.com or 585-292-3761.
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RTMA KeyNote Address
Each year, the members of the RTMA elect candidates to serve on the Board of Directors. While this process runs smoothly, it should be noted that candidates must receive at least 25% of the vote.
As the Annual Meeting is October 24th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., which is a short window of time, and to make it easier to participate, members are encouraged to vote by proxy.
This year’s nominated candidates are:
Tricia Wittreich, Plant Manager, CooperVision
Tom Agnello, CEO, M-One Advisors
You recently received a letter from RTMA Secretary, Joe Klein, informing you of the Annual Meeting and candidates for the Board of Directors. Enclosed in the letter was a proxy and return postage paid envelope for your use. If you haven’t already voted, please do so today. We need your involvement to make it work!
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RBJ/RTMA Technology and Manufacturing Awards (October 16th – Upcoming)
Growth in Manufacturing
Precision Grinding & Manufacturing Corp.
New Scale Technologies
Nicholas Palermo – Teke Machine Corp.
Richard Spinosa – Optimation Technology Inc.
Ben Zeller – Optimax Systems, Inc.
Kenneth Swol – Maris Systems Design
Executive of the Year
Jeremy Hadley – Hadley’s Fab-Weld Inc.
Mike Hockenberger – Precision Grinding & Manufacturing Corp.
Julie Camardo – Zweigle’s Inc.
Dana Mehnert – L3Harris Technologies Inc.
Eliot Giebel – Optimation Technology Inc.
Jason Bramwell – L3Harris Technologies Inc.
Daniel Cross – Love Beets
Robert McQuillen – McQuillen Manufacturing
New Scale Robotics
L3Harris Technologies Inc.
Workforce Development, Training & Support
NYMAT Machine Tool
Imprintable Solutions Ink
Workforce Development, Manufacturing Enterprise Division
Optimax Systems, Inc.
The Gleason Corporation
L3Harris Technologies Inc.
New York State Gas & Electric and Rochester Gas & Electric & NextCorps Inc.
Optimation Technology Inc. & Horizon Solutions Corp.
TEKE Machine Corp. & Arconic Inc.
Plug Power & RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability
RTMA June Golf Outing
RTMA Fall Golf & Clambake
THE RTMA WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME THE FOLLOWING NEW MEMBERS:
Hadley’s Fab Weld Inc.
Radiant Hire Solutions
Bank of America
Tompkins Bank of Castile
Ralph W. Earl Co, Inc.