TMA MEMBERS ACE 2019 GOLF OUTINGS 11 TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION TMA offers all types of events for members to network and connect, but their golf outings are some of the association’s most popular. TMA’s Golf Committee organized two successful outings in the summer of 2019 – one at the Itasca Country Club in Itasca and the second at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont. Those that participated in sponsoring the golf outings, offering lots of goodies for the golfers include: United Scrap Metal, Merchants & Manufacturers Bank, Continental Electrical Construction Company, First American Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Redline Metals, Architectural Building Solutions, GG4Energy, USM, Inc. MXOtech, Tri-Merit, Roux Associates, Inc. and B.L. Duke. The TMA Golf Committee members for 2019 include Ahmet Markicic, Grant Jo, John Goers, John Mueller, Brian Kern, Susan Davis, Mike Braun, Jim Bronson, Mike Magliano, Tom Gemkow and Ryan Joukema. Bachelorette,’ but it’s coming, and I think it’s really cool to find out how things are made. BeNext is the perfect program to see if you’re interested in it.” Fifty percent of United Scrap’s business is in manufacturing, twenty percent is in utilities and the rest is demolition contracting. “A big part of our business is picking up scrap metal, forming a product and selling right back into the mills,” Keller said. “Not everyone’s going to go to a traditional four-year college or even a junior college,” President Brad Serlin told the class. “And engaging yourselves in this type of program is giving you the knowledge and where-with-all to better understand a key component of our economy, and that is manufacturing. All we can say is you’ve got a great opportunity here to really learn, grow and develop.” Besides donating to TMA’s BeNext program, the Cicero- based United Scrap Metal also supports a skills training program in North Carolina and a high school scholarship program in Ohio. SEE TMA’s FACEBOOK PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS (L-R) United Scrap Metal’s Amy Arend, President Brad Serlin, and Vice President Jodi Keller Maine Township School DIstrict students arrive at TMA.