Dec 3

NWPA NTMA Annual Membership Meeting

The annual membership meeting of the NWPA Chapter of the NTMA.

Chapter News

NTMA Highlights - November 2020 Print


NTMA is pleased to partner with NWIRC and NEFF to present the Robotics & Automation Webinar Series.

Next Up: 12/01/20 Using High Payload, Long Reach Industrial Robots in Cooperative Mode Around Your Employees
10:00 am – 10:35 am
No Cost

Reaching the perfect balance of safety and productivity with Industrial robots can be done with SafeMove. Learn how it’s possible to get the most from your robots without compromising speed, payload or employee safety.

Greg Allen, Robotic Solution Specialist, ABB. Greg has over 18 years of experience in automation and manufacturing. He graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Commerce & Engineering Sciences.

Register HERE. 

Other webinars in this series (registration for each session is required):

1/19/21 Robotic Welding Solutions, From Box to Bead in 24 Hours

2/16/21 De-risking Robotic Installations with Easy to Use Software Tools

3/16/21 Deep Learning: Complex Vision Done Simply Using Artificial Intelligence



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Member News


Hoffman Industrial Co., located in Erie PA, and the Starlite Group Inc., located in Meadville PA, recently merged.  The companies will provide expanded services at both locations.  Click Here to READ MORE>>

Visit their websites at www.hoffmanindustrial.com and www.starlitegroup.com


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Featured NTMA Benefit

Chapter Members can access online training through NTMA U Chapter Portal

The Innovative eLearning Program

The Northwestern PA Chapter has invested in a portal for NTMA U that gives Chapter members access to online courses at a discounted rate of $99 / class.

Courses Available through NTMA U include: Shop Safety Awareness, Blueprint (3 levels), Basic & Applied Math (5 levels), Machine Tools, Machine Technology (2 levels), CNC Machining, Metallurgy, Quality Control / SPC / Inspection, GD&T, Jig and Fixture, Moldmaking, Diemaking, and Metallurgy.

Contact Tami Adams at 814-720-0094 or [email protected] for more information.


Open enrollment begins October 1st - and its a key time for shops, as they work to ensure their employees have affordable, tailored health care plans.

NTMA is part of the NAM Health Care program - created solely for small-to-medium sized shops.  NAM Health Care can help you save on company contributions towards insurance costs, lower employee insurance expenses, and more.

Click Here for More Information & to Get Your Quote!


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NWPA NTMA Education Foundation


During the month of NOVEMBER, Palmiero Toyota is collecting votes for Toyota Gives Back and NWPA NTMA Education Foundation is on the ballot for the first time!

Voting boxes set up in the delivery area and people can enter through the side doors (entrance at the light) to vote.  This year instead of pens and paper there is a deli counter system where you will rip off your ticket number and place in the box of your choice.  

There is also a selfie station set up so you can take pictures while you vote and send to people to encourage them to VOTE DAILY!



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