What is the New Hampshire Machining Association (NHMA)?

The New Hampshire Machining Association is a group of manufacturers and educators who act as a motivating force and spokesperson for the machining profession in the state. The Association was formed in 1990 to address the growing concern about the future of the industry and the shortage of technical and machining skills in the Granite State’s manufacturing community.

To maintain continuity in this effort, varied programs have been designed to expand the dialogue between the industry and the educators, students, and parents at both secondary and post-secondary education levels. Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations around the state. These meetings include plant tours of companies having advanced or unusual manufacturing capability.

Frequently, guest speakers present information on advances in machining technology and new techniques for varied support services to the machine tool industry. Educators and member company personnel openly discuss new or innovative concepts in education and training.

What are the Objectives of the NHMA?

The NHMA will:

  • Engage in educational activities to further the public knowledge in matters involving the science and art of machining.
  • Engage in the development of training programs that meet the needs of the industry.
  • Make contributions to programs/events to further the science and art of machining.

Activities
These activities are a regular part of the NHMA agenda for promoting a better understanding of the art of precision machining.

1. Advocate for Machining Industry
a. State Legislature
b. Bureau of Apprenticeship
c. Department of Economic Development
d. Department of Employment Security
e. Postsecondary Education Commission
f. Direct working relationship with the Boston Tooling and Machining Association (BTMA) and the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA). Just enter your zip code below and see what legislative activities are pending in Washington D.C.