Saginaw Valley Manufacturers' Association
Saginaw Valley Manufacturers' Association (SVMA)
Business & Industrial Development Institute
c/o SVSU 7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
Tel: (989) 964-7015
Fax: (989) 964-2656
OFFICE: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
DIRECTOR: Richard D. Krueger
DUES: $175 for corporation FEES: Monthly diner meetings are $13 for members and $15 for non-member. Any manufacturing company or company which provides services to the manufacturing sector can join. The purpose of SVMA is to promote the interest and support the growth of area manufacturers through an open exchange of ideas and access to educational and financial support to meet world wide competition. Members have opportunities for peer group interaction and participation in training events. SVMA serves as an advocate for the local manufacturing community. Bay Metro bus stops at SVSU. Handicapped accessible. "Manufacturers' Line" published monthly.
Regional economic development
MEETINGS: Third Thursday at SVSU for dinner, from September through June.
Serves the Saginaw Valley area; Bay, Midland and Saginaw Counties. Provides both qualified speakers on current issues and time for peer interaction at meetings. Acts as a clearinghouse of training programs offered by other organizations. Provides implementation and informational support to the regional Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) at Saginaw Valley State University, called the Center for Manufacturer's Improvement. Offers a monthly newsletter (September - June) called the Manufacturer's Line.