We Champion. Advocate. Serve. 

for Michigan's Small Manufacturers


The evolution of the manufacturing industry is at lightning speed. Small manufacturers need trusted partners that have relevant services and tools to help accelerate their growth. MGA forms alliances with partners who are experts in their field.


Benefits of a Manufacturer Member include:

  • CEO and leadership retreats

  • Expert human resource and legal hotlines

  • Connection to trusted and relevant partners

  • Industry insight on relevant trends impacting manufacturing

  • Routine peer-to-peer knowledge sharing

  • A listening ear, have your voice heard in Lansing

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Michigan launched an Industry 4.0 initiative to support small manufacturers.

Learn more about the statewide Initiative and the Regional Programs.

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Strategic Partners

To Help Your Business

MMTC has personalized consulting services that enable manufacturers to operate smarter, compete, and prosper. Membership in MGA gets you the latest on issues like operations, skills, advanced technology, cyber security, and research.

The Small Business Association of Michigan is the only statewide and state-based association that focuses solely on the needs of small businesses. As an MGA member, you will be part of SBAM’s group buying power for health insurance and other employee related benefits.

The Edward Lowe Foundation is known for their leadership education, peer learning and strategic information programs. As an MGA member, you will have access to training, retreats, and the latest information that is propelling second stage firms.

The Latest Insight

For Small Manufacturers

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Virtual Webinar Events

  • Six Keys to Getting a Grip on Your Business: An Introduction to EOS (1)
    Sep 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    FREE Webinar on Zoom
    Even the most successful entrepreneurs have been tested by the events of the past few months. If you're ready to restore traction to your business, the Entrepreneurial Operating System® can help you solve your most frustrating issues. Learn more in this webinar.
  • Overview of Government Contracting 8(a)
    Oct 07, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    FREE Webinar on Zoom
    In this webinar manufacturers will learn about how to win a fair share of federal contracts, qualify for sole-source contracts, and partner with established contractors.
  • The Top 10 Mistakes in Federal Contracting (1)
    Oct 11, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    FREE Webinar on Zoom
    Manufacturers who are or wish to be engaged in government contracting need to be aware of common mistakes companies make. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will walk you through how to stay in good standing with the federal government.
  • Cyber Security for Smart (Automated) Factories
    Oct 14, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
    FREE Webinar on Zoom
    In this webinar, Micro Visions, Inc. will discuss why securing this data and technology is so important and how it can be done.
  • Women-Owned Small Businesses and Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs Certifications
    The certification process for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) has changed. Join MGA for a webinar to learn more about the changes.
  •  Find the Connection to Your Talent Needs
    Oct 26, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    FREE Webinar on Zoom
    "Help Wanted” signs are everywhere. We know that finding quality candidates to fill your open jobs is a constant challenge. Would you be interested if we told you that there is a way to connect to talent that you may not have considered yet?

Additional webinars are currently being scheduled and will be listed here soon.