Montana Manufacturing Council
The Montana Manufacturing Council (MMC) is the statewide association for manufacturers and their supporters. The MMC formed in 2001 as a subsidiary of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, following the former Montana Manufacturers Association. Go to: www.MontanaManufacturingCouncil.com for details.
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The MMC helps build manufacturing in Montana in several ways:
Manufacturers and their supporters are eligible to become members of the MMC at the base rate of $250 per year, plus $5 per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) employee in Montana.
Membership in the MMC brings an automatic membership in the Montana Chamber of Commerce, including all these benefits
MMC members also receive the quarterly "MontanuFacts" newsletter.
View the latest edition here
If you're already a member of the Montana Chamber, but not a member of the MMC, please contact any of the Montana Chamber team.
For the recent national study on manufacturing, go here:
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC)
The Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC) is a not-for-profit, economic development organization helping manufacturers with engineering, technical and business management issues. MMEC has been operational since 1996 and has assisted many Montana companies with both short- and long-term projects involving quality systems, lean manufacturing, product costing, plant layout, software selection, and more. The Montana Manufacturing Council co-sponsored MMEC's biennial "Compete Smart" Montana Manufacturing Conference October 11-13, 2012. We coordinated the appearance of Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers at the opening luncheon - which also served as the closing luncheon of the Montana Chamber's annual meeting.
Montana World Trade Center
The Montana World Trade Center (MWTC) works to increase international trade through public-private partnerships, business networking, and student education. http://www.mwtc.org
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The Montana Manufacturing Council is a member of this national organization and is recognized as one of the State Association Group (SAG) under its umbrella. Each state can only have one SAG member. As such, Montana Manufacturing Council members get access to information not available to nonmembers. http://www.NAM.org
Council of State Manufacturing Associations (COSMA)
COSMA is an informal organization that provides a forum for its member state associations to:
COSMA meets once per year for a two-day conference, organized by the hosting state association.