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  • Manufacturing is the engine that powers Mississippi’s economy, and MMA is an unrelenting advocate in support of measures benefiting manufacturers.

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For more than 65 years, the Mississippi Manufacturers Association has been the clear and united voice of industry in the Magnolia State. Industry is the engine that powers Mississippi’s economy, and MMA is an unrelenting advocate in support of measures benefiting manufacturers. MMA also remains vigilant in its efforts to eliminate an unfair, unnecessary or costly burden on the operations of our state’s manufacturing community. Practical, accurate information is provided to members through active committees, seminars, workshops, regular publications and the website, addressing key areas of interest.

MMA offers new training program through partnership with Amatrol

Amatrol is an eLearning website that teaches industry standard skills in an interactive manner. A sustainable pipeline of talent is critical to the future of manufacturing, and this partnership reflects our commitment to meeting the needs of Mississippi manufacturing companies.
Members may choose from a wide range of self-directed courses that include the use of graphics, 3D simulations, videos, and complete explanations. The website offers over 400 courses in automation, electrical, fluid power, manufacturing processes, structural engineering, and more. To take advantage of these free virtual training programs, MMA members need only to contact Melissa Saxton at melissa@mma-web.org or 601-292-1120 to request an access code. You can also read Frequently Asked Questions by clicking the MMA-MEP tab at the top of this page.

Violence in the Workplace

The purpose of the webinar is to raise awareness of the warning signs and dangers of violence in the workplace. We will discuss various behaviors of high-risk people and share preferred responses that you can use to prevent a dangerous situation from escalating. The webinar will be led by Greg James, Workforce Development Manager at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Greg has 30 years of experience in the manufacturing sector as a manager in production, quality and human resources.