Association News

Since 2012, Manufacturing Day has been a celebration of the massive and positive impacts this sector has had on the U.S. NAFEM celebrates Manufacturing Day – to not only raise awareness of the industry, but to inspire future generations of workers from all skill levels and backgrounds.

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You know manufacturing matters in the U.S. economy. After all, that’s why there’s a nationally-recognized day to celebrate it! Here are a few numbers to help put it in perspective.

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It’s as common a phrase as “yes chef” or “needs more salt” in cooking school parlance.  You wouldn’t use a paring knife to chop an onion nor would you use a French knife to peel an apple.  Simply put, there’s a “right tool” for every job.  Hold that thought.

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We’re really motivated by the way the industry has been evolving – with quality and value taking priority over whatever’s least expensive.

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We’re looking for more of an insider’s perspective on the industry – the challenges manufacturers and dealers face, and how we can adapt our business model to better meet their needs.

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Change is good for all of us if we embrace what’s new, respecting our history and not simply holding onto what has worked in the past for each of us, NAFEM, or our industry when the time to change has come.

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We’ve got two surveys circulating currently – the first, is to learn more about the philanthropic efforts your company engages in. The second survey currently in your inbox, is to gather information on whether a group health insurance program would be of interest and/or value to you. 

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The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) announces its new officers, who officially took office during NAFEM’s Annual Business Meeting, Thursday, March 22.  Serving a two-year term (2018 – 2020) are: Joe Carlson, CFSP, president, Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc., West Milwaukee, Wisc., president Rob Connelly, CFSP, president & CEO, Henny Penny Corporation, Eaton, Ohio, […]

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When we come together here at NAFEM, we are one association made up of members from all parts of the industry. We bring our experience and our collective resources together for the good of the whole, without regard to self-interests.

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