The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) has been helping members of the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry achieve profitable growth and business success in a global economy through advocacy, advice, education, networking, information, programs and services for 75 7ears. NTMA’s vision is to become the premier center of industry knowledge, leading U.S. precision custom manufacturing in continuing world leadership.

The NTMA represents nearly 1,300 small to mid-size machine shops and tool and die shops across the country. We also have approximately 30 Chapters that host regional events, run apprenticeship programs and provide other services to their local members. The NTMA helped develop NIMS – the credentialing body for metalworking, and we continue to focus on workforce development and engaging manufacturing’s next generation through our National Robotics League and NTMA-U, our fully online training program developed by industry, for industry.

Q Careers Represented by this Association


Tool & Die Makers


Quality Inspectors and Quality Control




Machine Operators

Production Managers

General Managers

Finance Staff

Accounting Staff

Environmental, Health and Safety Staff


Managers, etc

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