Member Profile: Tom Roeser of Otto Engineering, Inc. Page 4 TMA News Bulletin is published regularly by the Technology & Manufacturing Association 1651 Wilkening Road | Schaumburg, IL 60173 www.tmaillinois.org table of contents tma news bulletin Founded in 1925, the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) represents and supports manufacturers in the Chicago metropolitan area and surrounding counties in northern Illinois, northern Indiana, and southern Wisconsin. TMA has almost 1,000 members representing over 32,000 employees and nearly 26 million square feet of manufacturing plant. TMA is governed by a Board of Directors, com- posed of executives from member firms. A full- time professional staff works closely with the Board, its committees and trusts. technology & manufacturing association Patrick Osborne Named New President of TMA Page 6 Illinois General Assembly Legislative Update Pages 8 TMA 2021 Related Theory Graduation Page 10 TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION 2 tma | 2021 partners gold partners silver partners LEADINGTHE INDUSTRY IN RECYCLINGSOLUTIONS. We wish to thank the 2021 TMA PARTNERS who generously invest in the organization in order to further the services provided members. TMA’s Annual Mayors for Manufacturing Breakfast Page 13 Chairman Ben Barnett Principal Manufacturing Corp. Vice Chairman Tom Simeone Manor Tool & Manufacturing Co. Treasurer Nicole Wolter HM Manufacturing, Inc. President Steve Rauschenberger TMA Directors Joe Bettinardi Donson Machine Co. Bob Clifford Acme Industries, Inc. George Gatto, Jr. Gatto Industrial Platers, Inc. Jess Giudici Duravant Tom Hacker C&L Supreme Janet Kaiser Century Metal Spinning Dave Polito Quality Machine Tool Services Kurt Sundberg Simplex System Controls, Inc. Mike Walter Met2Plastic, LLC Craig Zoberis Fusion OEM Managing Editor Dennis LaComb Editor Fran Eaton Contributors Steve Rauschenberger Jeff Pope TMA’s 2021 Precision Machining Competition Page 14 TMA Education Foundation Continues H.S. Support Page 14 Op-Ed: Jeff Pope on the $15 Minimum Wage Page 15