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Spring 2017 - Volume 11; Issue 1

SURGEONS of STEEL

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Happy 80th Birthday TDMAW and a Special Thank You to our Wonderful Members!


President's Letter

April Showers Providing the Board with possible event ideas, reaching out to new prospective members and staying active is the best way to maintain a healthy, self-sufficient organization. The TDMAW should be used as a tool (no pun intended…..) to help run your business. It is cheap access to valuable information. Many of our members are small to medium sized business. Many do not have the resources to devote to technical and administrative research. Why not reach out to your peers in the TDMAW who may have had the very same question or need as you?

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pril showers bring May flowers? One can hope. So far in the last week we have seen nothing but rain. But then again rain washes away the greyness that is winter. The rain could be used as a metaphor for what we are doing with the TDMAW in 2017 and beyond. We have been hard at work behind the scenes to wash away a perceived notion that groups like this don’t have a place anymore in our industry. We don’t buy it. Yes, many organizations go through growing pains or plateau. This is a fact of life and we must accept it. It doesn’t mean you stop trying. We have kicked off a campaign to generate interest amongst our existing membership and potential new members. This will include programs and events geared to providing technical information as well as business forecasts. On April 11th we hosted a breakfast meeting with Kent Lorenz, Chairman & CEO of Acieta LLC, who presented an overview of the current state of manufacturing in our country. We encourage you all to attend TDMAW meetings and events, as your schedules allow, to benefit from the networking and educational opportunities. All the information for TDMAW events can be found on www.tdmaw.org and through the email blasts you receive. I mentioned this before, and I will probably reiterate it time and time again, the TDMAW belongs to the membership. The membership should be active in the group to help keep the blood pumping. 2 | TDMAW HQ (262) 532-2440

As always, I will close out my President’s column by saying that I am available any time to discuss any idea or issue you may have. You can reach me via email; pkambouris@wi-engraving.com , via my mobile; 414-378-6844 or at my office; 262786-4521. You have three ways to contact me and no excuses to not. Respectfully, Pete Kambouris President, TDMAW pkambouris@wi-engraving.com

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Table of Contents Presidents Letter .................................................................... 2 Federated Insurance: What Can a Risk Management Culture Save You? ................................................................... 7

2017 Board of Directors President – Pete Kambouris Wisconsin Engraving Company 262.786.4521 | pckambouris@wi-engraving.com Vice President – Kirk Kussman Aztalan Engineering Inc. 920.648.3411 | kkussman@aztalan.com

TDMAW Member Helps International Charity ........................... 8

Treasurer – Alan Petelinsek Power Test, Inc. 262.252.4301 | alan@pwrtst.com

Keep unqualified applicants under tightened screening process? ................................................. 9

Secretary – John Thomann W-Steel & Grinding, Inc. 262.252.3630 | john@wsteel.net

Business Day in Madison ...................................................... 10

Chairman of the Board – Brian Nuetzel Matzel Manufacturing, Inc. 414.466.3800 | Briann@mzmatzel.com

Charter Member, Wisconsin Engraving Company, Looks Back at 80 Years with TDMAW .................................... 12 Cloud Migration Checklist: Make Your Migration a Success ............................................ 14 TDMAW Shares Breakfast with Representatives from Acieta ................................................. 16 TDMAW is Supporting Wisconsin’s Future Workforce through Scholarship, along with Partners E. L. Simeth Company and MSC Industrial Supply ................. 17 Committee Corner................................................................. 18 TDMAW Updates Association Bylaws .................................... 19

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2017 Calendar of Events

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The Edward L. Simeth Scholarship offers up to $500.00 per semester to students currently enrolled in a machine tool operations program or tool & die program at any accredited Wisconsin technical college. Four students received awards for the spring semester. TDMAW thanks the E. L. Simeth Company for their continued financial support for this scholarship. Applications are currently being accepted for the fall semester. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2017. Applications can be found on the TDMAW.org website at tdmaw.org/education-careers/scholarships/. Looking for qualified applicants or to post your open positions? Use Wisconsin Tech Connect to post your job and/or to look for applicants. www.wisconsintechconnect.com Wisconsin Tech Connect is a statewide online employment information system for recruiting Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) students and graduates. TDMAW supports BotsIQ Wisconsin, a robotics program formed to introduce students, teachers and parents to the career opportunities available in high tech manufacturing. Area high school teams come together for a Battle of the Bots competition twice a year. The next competition is planned for Saturday, April 29, 2017, and will be held at Waukesha County Technical College. Plan to come watch, or better yet, volunteer with setup, teardown, or to help during the competition. Becoming involved with BotsIQ is a great way to make connections with your future employees and support our industry! If you are interested in more information, contact TDMAW Headquarters at ToolMaker@TDMAW.org. Invest in Your Future! The Franklin High School Tech Ed Department has reached out to TDMAW President, Pete Kambouris of Wisconsin Engraving Co., and asked that our members get involved with their students. They are looking for mentors to make real connections with students and help to inspire and inform them about what it takes to be successful in the manufacturing industry. They would like to offer students opportunities to tour our manufacturing facilities and find mentors to take students under their wings. If you are interested in finding out more about how you can get involved and inspire your future workforce, contact FHS Instructor, Alex Bondar, alexander.bonder@franklin.k12.wi.us or TDMAW President, Pete Kambouris, pckambouris@wi-engraving.com.

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ave you ever met a business owner who didn’t want to save money? Yet, the way some companies try to cut costs can have the opposite effect. With the economy leaving little room for error, trimming unnecessary expenses is the logical first step toward keeping more profit. Unfortunately, risk management is sometimes looked upon as one of those unnecessary expenses. It could be that some businesses don’t fully recognize the benefits a risk management culture can have. Instead, owners may be discouraged by the amount of time and money needed to reach that point. Successful businesses, on the other hand, know that to avoid possible financial pitfalls, they need to reduce their exposure. They realize risk management, despite the time and financial investment it can require, can have overall economic benefits while creating a safer working environment.

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No company, no business owner is immune to the possibility of losses. Indeed, the act of running a business exposes owners to everyday risks, such as fire, vehicle accidents, or even fraud. Identifying

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the loss…and the list goes on. These are typically out-of-pocket expenses and can quickly add up. It could take a lot of extra sales to recoup those losses.

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t Last, workers compensation claims often result in a higher work comp mod. Not only can this have an immediate effect on your premiums, the consequences could be felt for a long time.

It may feel counterintuitive to believe that a risk management culture—the sum total of all the efforts, attitudes, and investments related to workplace safety and loss prevention—can actually improve your bottom line. But, investing in risk management can definitely have advantages: tFirst, by managing risk, your company could experience fewer insurance claims. That may equate to lower insurance premium. tSecond, fewer claims means you also help reduce the “after effects.” Insurance is meant to cover the direct costs associated with a claim, such as property damage, medical bills, and legal expenses. What is often not anticipated, however, are the unexpected, “hidden” costs from a loss. For example, insurance may not cover the cost of hiring and training a replacement employee, lost productivity, negative publicity, higher premiums related to

Business owners who take risk management seriously understand its positive effect on their operations, both from employee well-being and financial standpoints. They see immediate value in being proactive. As one company risk manager put it, “There are many business owners who believe that risk management is too expensive. I would challenge them to put a pencil to it. I think they will be surprised that safety pays.” Attending a Federated Insurance Risk Management AcademySM seminar can be an effective way to start or grow your risk management program. Upcoming 1- and 2½ -day sessions are posted at federatedinsurance.com, or contact your local Federated representative for more information.

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TDMAW Member Helps International Charity Article submitted by TDMAW Member, J P Pattern

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P Pattern recently donated its time and talent to help an international charity called Simple Hope. Simple Hope was co-founded by Karen Puhl, the wife of John Puhl, TDMAW member and co-owner of JP Pattern. JP Pattern designed and built a fixture that will be used to help manufacture SIPer™ units. The SIPer™ is a Subsurface Irrigation Planter that was developed by a local entrepreneur. It’s basically a 5-gallon bucket that contains a lower water reservoir with soil on the top side. Felt wicking strips efficiently transfer water to the plant. The fixture will be used by tribesman in Tanzania, Africa to drill holes into buckets, allowing them to build their own SIPer™

SIPer buckets in use.

units. These units will save on water usage and provide for year-round growing. The portability of the buckets allows families to temporarily move their plants into shade, under cover or into warmer areas. Simple Hope is working on sustainable food and water projects. Over the years there have been several TDMAW connections to Simple Hope. When Simple Hope first started, Mike Retzer (Strohwig Industries) helped Karen with the nonprofit application. Several years ago, Karen met Cissy Gieringer (wife of the late

Charlie Gieringer - Waukesha Stamping) at a TDMAW Post Holiday Party. Cissy became involved in the organization and has traveled 3 times to Africa with Karen. She also served on their Board of Directors for a few years. She currently does the bookkeeping for Simple Hope. Lynn Mahuta, of Mahuta Tool, is also involved and is a current Board of Directors member. If you are interested in learning more about the work that Simple Hope is doing, information can be found at www. simplehope.org and www.thesiper.com.

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Keep unqualified applicants under tightened screening process? Question: We post jobs and include the minimum requirements for applying for vacant positions. Based on the job description and when applicable, we also ask for proof of training or coursework. This information is derived from the job description. In the past, the screeners were more liberal and screened in unqualified applicants who either did not meet the minimum requirements and/or did not attach the appropriate documentation. Moving forward, the employer has aligned and posted the jobs accordingly. Is the employer obligated to screen in previous applicants who were screened in from the past? Response: From an employment law standpoint and barring industryspecific qualification obligations, or implication under affirmative action and/or government contract compliance issues, we are not aware of any federal or state law that governs this particular issue. Most employers enjoy the discretion to determine qualifications and eligibility criteria for positions in their organizations. Employers are also typically free to establish lawful recruitment and hiring techniques and protocols designed to ensure that they are able to hire individuals who meet them (and ideally, are the most qualified for the position). You indicate that the employer posts minimum requirements for applying for vacant positions and while proof of training or coursework or other qualification is ordinarily required, it appears that prior “screeners were more liberal and screened in unqualified applicants who either did not meet the minimum requirements

and/or did not attach the appropriate documentation.” The employer now seeks to correct this moving forward, such that individuals seeking employment in the future are subject to the more stringent requirement to show proof of their qualifications. The employer is certainly within its rights to make this adjustment. Whether the employer must revisit prior applicants who were subject to the more lenient screening procedures is, again absent industry-specific or other regulatory requirements, generally up to the employer to do determine. If it does so, it may be that some individuals who were subject to the more lax screeners and became employees may lose their jobs on account of their lack of qualification -- is the employer prepared for this consequence? If these individuals are have not become employees yet, we are not aware of any obligation on the part of the employer to retain them in the hiring process if they do not meet minimum qualifications. On the other hand, if individuals who passed through the hiring process on account of the “more liberal” screeners are “grandfathered” in and allowed to continue with the recruitment process or remain employed (if they were already hired), there may be resentment among those who are or were held to the higher standards, and other issues associated with the fact that one or more people who did not meet minimum job qualifications became (and remained) employed. This response assumes that the employment relationships in question

are at will (i.e., not governed by an employment contract) and that there are no industry-specific regulatory requirements governing employee qualification (i.e., if the employer is a school district, for example, there may be specific hiring requirements for teachers that the employer cannot overlook). Based on these assumptions, the employer has discretion to decide whether to “grandfather” in the existing applicants (or employees) or to disqualify them from further consideration or employment. The employer may also wish to consider whether the “more liberal” screeners would benefit from further training to ensure that they are consistent in their approaches and do not again “screen in unqualified applicants who either did not meet the minimum requirements and/or did not attach the appropriate documentation.” If in doing so these screeners did not meet their own job obligations and/or violated employer policy, disciplinary action may also be appropriate, depending upon the applicable facts and circumstances. Want to learn more about how to handle issues like this? Click here to listen to our Podcast about hiring practices. © 2014 Advisors Law Group, All Rights Reserved To learn more about the Federated Employment Practices Network®, contact your local Federated Marketing Representative, or visit www. federatedinsurance.com.

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Legislative Update if your one of the biggest employers in this states’ history,” said Walker. “We are committed to working with every one of you no matter what industry, whether it’s in manufacturing or information technology, whether it’s in healthcare, or anything else out there on the horizon. We are committed, we don’t discriminate upon employers, we want to help everyone grow and prosper in this state.” This can’t miss event once again showed the importance of Wisconsin’s business community, which is why plans are already starting for next year’s program. WMC looks forward to seeing you at Business Day in Madison 2018.

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Business Day in Madison turned 15 years old in 2017, and for the first time, the event garnered national media attention. CNBC broadcasted live from the floor of Business Day to talk with attendees about manufacturing and its impact on the economy. Guests discussed new and innovative technologies that are changing the landscape of manufacturing, commented on the policies of President Donald Trump’s administration and highlighted Wisconsin’s focus on the growing manufacturing sector. Those interviewed throughout the day

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Charter Member, Wisconsin Engraving Company, Looks Back at 80 Years with TDMAW Article submitted by TDMAW Member, Wisconsin Engraving Company

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adger Engraving Company began on March 24, 1922 with five partners each putting $1200.00 each. The company was located on Milwaukee’s north side. Badger Engraving provided engraving and die services to a multitude of industries. They manufactured Embossing Plates and Gold Stamping Dies for book covers, catalog covers, bankbooks, pocketbooks and billfolds. They also made Curved Plates for printing on paper and wood boxes, Male and Female Dies for embossing cans and sheet metal, Engraved Rolls for the candy and cookie industry and Precision Engraving for radio panels and numbering wheels. In 1941 Badger Engraving moved into a new building purchased for them by the US Government. Badger Engraving was the only company in the U.S. that could engrave the graduations on the tank turret rings. They government felt Badger was valuable enough to house all 80 employees in a brand-new building. Naturally this only lasted until the end of the war and Badger Engraving found themselves without a lucrative contract and not much work to keep 80 engravers very busy. Almost everyone was let go and the company was liquidated.

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Two employees of Badger Engraving, Fred Hokke and Harry Witt formed a new company October 1, 1950. This company was called Wisconsin Engraving Company. They became 50-50 partners in this new company. Wisconsin Engraving Company continued providing the same services as it had since 1922. This time around, the technology was changing and the industries they served were as well. Most of the work now focused on providing engraving and die services to the tooling industry that was springing up in the area which supported the giant manufacturing companies; Allen Bradley, Briggs and Stratton, HarleyDavidson etc… Wisconsin Engraving continued in this manner until 1964. Harry Witt decided it was time to retire. At this time, two young apprentices stepped up and bought Harry’s 50% share in Wisconsin Engraving. Bill Jones and Russ Held each bought 25% of the company shares and became partners with Fred Hoke. For both Bill and Russ this

was a grand plan. Both were young, recently married men and who were also some of the youngest employees at the company. For the next four years they ran the company alongside Fred until he decided in 1968 that he had enough. Bill and Russ bought the shared from Fred and became 50-50 owners of Wisconsin Engraving. In 1970, they decided to start fresh and moved from Milwaukee’s North Side to a new industrial park located in New Berlin. January 1, 1970 work begins inside the new walls. It was a very slow start for the new owners of the company and the new occupants of a building they had just moved into. Although panic did set in, they persevered and the work flowed in. After servicing the Tool and Die industry for almost 50 years at this time, the new owners realized that plastics was making a huge gain in the industry. Working with the Mold makers, they not only provided the engraving services, they also did mold polishing, duplicating and cavity work. Wisconsin Engraving had an advantage www.TDMAW.org


1974 Repairing Shower Stall Floor Die

that many did not at the time. They could work in 3D without the use of CAD data. They also provided etch hobbing which produced some of the most recognizable products on the market. Customers included Parker Pen, Tiffany, Strattec, Master Lock, GM, Ford and Chrysler. With the advent of plastics in the industry and Wisconsin Engraving’s reputation for detail work, it was time to investigate some new technology. In 1974, Wisconsin Engraving formed Universal Texturing Corporation (UNITEX) and began providing mold graining services to its customers. Within two years sales were strong enough to add an additional 6000 square feet to the relatively new plant. As the market grew, UNITEX became the primary choice for mold graining for not only the local Southeastern Wisconsin OEM companies, but for many domestic and foreign car manufacturers, recreational vehicle manufacturers, housewares, electronics, medical and the list goes on. If your plastic part has a texture to it, chances are Wisconsin Engraving may have had a hand in it. As the years went on and the company became more successful, it was time to pass the torch again. November 1988 Russ Held decided it was time to retire. In keeping with tradition, employees from within the company purchased the shares from Russ. Bob Held worked in the company from early on and followed his father Russ’s footsteps by buying half of his dad’s shares. The other half were bought by a young Greek immigrant who came to the states in 1968, Chris Kambouris. Bob grew up in the company, working summers and holidays in between high school and college. Chris joined the company in 1968 as an immigrant who needed a job to be able to stay in the country. Having been an engraver in Greece, his sister in law who

sponsored him found Wisconsin Engraving in the phone book and pleaded with the then owners to give Chris a chance. Nine years after the Bob and Chris became shareholders, it was time for another retirement. This time Bill Jones decided it was time to spend more time with the grandkids and enjoy the warm Florida sun. December 1997 Bill retires and Chris and Bob become 50- 50 partners. Under this new partnership, Wisconsin Engraving has found new markets, invested millions in new technologies, and has partnered with companies in Europe, South America, Japan, China and Australia to provide the industry with texturing and engraving services. Wisconsin Engraving has been providing services and partnering with industry for 95 years. We have been a member of the TDMAW since 1937. We support the tool and Die industry, we support the mold making industry through the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA)and we support the plastics industry through the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). We invest in the industry so we can have another 95-year run. Following in the footsteps of

Bob and Chris is Pete Kambouris. He will take over when his father, Chris decides it is time to enjoy life outside of Wisconsin Engraving. Wisconsin Engraving Company / UNITEX is located at 2435 South 170th Street. New Berlin, WI 53151. We can be found on the web at www.wi-engraving. com and social media; facebook, twitter and Instagram

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Cloud Migration Checklist: Make Your Migration a Success Article submitted by TDMAW Partner, SWICKtech

3. What to Host in the Cloud: After

you’ve determined which kind of cloud to use, you’ll need to figure out what to host in the cloud. Typically, we recommend hosting a combination of key business applications in the cloud. Exchange (email) is the most common program to be hosted in the cloud and most flexible with many options available in Microsoft Office 365. Many Line of Business applications are creating hosted versions of their programs such as SalesForce or Dynamics NAV, Dynamics 365, etc. If you’re confused about which applications to host in the cloud, our business IT consultants will identify and evaluate your software needs to determine which of your applications work best in this environment.

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y now, you’ve probably heard all about the benefits of cloud solutions for business, from boosting efficiency to keeping key data safe. However, understanding why to migrate to the cloud is entirely different than actually planning and executing your cloud migration. If your organization is considering the cloud, use our cloud migration checklist for a more successful move.

1. Choose Your Cloud: Although many

people talk about the cloud as a singular resource, there are a few options to choose from: private and public or hybrid clouds. While both options provide flexibility, agility, efficiency and security, each solution is slightly different. Private clouds are just that: private, meaning your data isn’t shared in the same place as anyone else’s. At SWICKtech, our managed private cloud environment is secure, completely locked down with your performance requirements featuring scalable storage capabilities. Hybrid clouds, like the Microsoft Business Cloud or Azure, mean your data is stored in the same location as someone else’s.

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However, because these options utilize Microsoft’s storage, backup and recovery options, they may be an affordable solution to consider. As a certified Microsoft partner with a Small to Mid-Market Cloud Competency, SWICKtech provides Microsoft Cloud solutions for a variety of organizations and businesses as well as ourselves.

2. Test Drive the Cloud: You wouldn’t

buy a car without taking it for a quick spin first. You wouldn’t purchase a house without walking through it at least once. Why would you migrate your applications to a new platform without testing it first? Test services before you subscribe. You can easily transfer some applications, use the cloud service for a week or two, and make a decision without jumping in feet first. You can also build and test new cloud applications easily and affordably, thanks to the pay-per-use model of cloud hosting. For example, you can keep applications in the cloud for beta testing then scale your server appropriately, or move back to a dedicated space, depending on the application’s workload.

4. Security of Data Considerations:

If you choose a hybrid cloud, such as Microsoft Azure, your data will be secure using Microsoft’s secure infrastructure. For example, Azure infrastructure relies on secure practices and technologies, connecting with each other and to datacenters, which block unauthorized traffic. Azure also uses industry-standard guidelines to encrypt data. In addition to Azure’s secure continuous monitoring, you can set your own security parameters, including load balance guides, IP filters, traffic flow policies, and more. Client-side encryption is also available. If you choose a private cloud, your data will be backed up nightly to SWICKtech’s Data Centers in Milwaukee and Chicago. All labor associated with managing, verifying and/or restoring data from SafetyNET is included in one monthly investment. As a result, you will be able to: o Cut down overall backup time and complexity o Reduce the amount of software packages used and costly overhead of managing and verifying nightly backups to physical media

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o Get rid of software licensing and support costs associated with backup o Eliminate physical media hardware costs o Increase backup reliability o Rely on SWICKtech’s expertise and business processes for peace of mind when it comes to data protection Moving the backup paradigm into SWICKtech’s Data Center also provides a bunker behind five locked barriers including: o Gated parking lot requiring key, usually occupied by armed tribal police o Access key for front door to building into man trap with personnel onsite 24/7 o Biometric for second man trap door into common area o Biometric to access room containing MPC cage o Biometric to access MPC cage Basic Disaster Recovery is also included with SWICKtech SafetyNET backup agreement. This means, should your physical hardware fail, SWICKtech will restore your infrastructure to our Managed Private Cloud while configuring remote access to your system. This gives you basic access to critical systems while replacement hardware is ordered and prepared.

5. Infrastructure Concerns: One of the most celebrated selling points of

cloud migration is the reduction of capital expenditures by eliminating the need to purchase and maintain expensive hardware. The benefits go beyond savings. Cloud services increase efficiency and innovation. This means you don’t have to spend time handling routine IT upgrades. Instead, you can focus on improving your products and services. Additionally, both public and private cloud hosting give organizations the ability to deploy and scale VMs instantly.

8. Planning for Maintenance and Support After Migration: As a trusted

cloud infrastructure provider, we know the work doesn’t end when a migration is complete. Instead, it’s important to stay on top of updates to ensure your data is fully protected. At SWICKtech, our full stability agreements provide 24/7 cloud monitoring to predict and prevent issues, so you can focus on more important things (like running your business).

6. Develop a Clear Plan and Strategy:

Like most technology projects, developing a clear plan and strategy, will make your cloud migration more successful. As you put together your plan, keep coming back to key objectives, progress points, and milestones. (Don’t have anyone in house to manage the migration? Don’t worry – our IT consultants will do it for you).

7. Don’t Forget About Your Backup Procedures: Although cloud technology

can keep your data safe, it isn’t full proof. (After all, nothing is.) As you plan your cloud migration, be sure to develop clear backup procedures as well. What happens if internet connectivity to the cloud goes down? Do you have a copy of your critical data onsite AND offsite? Making sure you have clear backup procedures in place before you migrate will save you time, money and headaches in the long run.

Trust SWICKtech with Your Migration At SWICKtech, we understand the challenges of a cloud migration. As a top provider of business cloud services in Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, we pride ourselves on keeping your data secure with 24/7 support. If you’re getting ready to migrate certain applications to the cloud, contact SWICKtech at 262-333-0222 or check out www.TheSWICKtechWay. com. We will custom design and build your cloud infrastructure to keep things current and running smoothly, safely and securely.

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TDMAW Shares Breakfast with Representatives from Acieta

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DMAW thanks Kent Lorenz, Chairman & CEO of Acieta, along with Rob Braun Acieta’s Divisional President, for their informative presentation about the state of manufacturing in the United States and the overview of how automating manufacturing plants leads to greater profit margins. Attendees came away from the meeting feeling informed and inspired!

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TDMAW is Supporting Wisconsin’s Future Workforce through Scholarship, along with Partners E. L. Simeth Company and MSC Industrial Supply

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ach year MSC Industrial Supply donates 11 Kennedy toolboxes to be give to deserving Tool & Die students, as chosen by their instructors. As you can imagine, students are overjoyed to be awarded these toolboxes. Thank you MSC Industrial. TDMAW offers the Edward L. Simeth Scholarship, sponsored by TDMAW Partner, E. L. Simeth Company, twice a year. The scholarship awards up to $500.00 per semester for students enrolled in a Machine Tool Operations Program or Tool & Die Program at any accredited Wisconsin technical college. To qualify students must meet the following requirements:

t"QQMJDBOUNVTUCFBSFTJEFOUPG8JTDPOTJO t.VTUDPNQMFUFBOBQQMJDBUJPOBOETVCNJUJUUPUIF5%."8)FBERVBSUFST t.VTUDPNQMFUFBOFTTBZBTEJSFDUFEPOUIFBQQMJDBUJPOGPSN This spring semester TDMAW awarded three $400.00 scholarships to area students. The association is currently accepting applications for the fall 2017 semester. Information may be found on the TDMAW website at https://tdmaw.org/education-careers/scholarships/. Thank you Steve Simeth of E. L. Simeth Company for making this award possible!

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My name is Bernie Weiler and I am a first year CNC Technician student at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wisconsin. Last week I became the very fortunate and grateful recipient of the Tools to Succeed Scholarship Toolbox. I have spent many years in the construction industry, but have always been interested in the detailed and precision driven field of machining and tool and die, which is why I decided to go back to school. For the scholarship, the Dean of Manufacturing at LTC looked at our required essay, our grades, attendance, and instructor input, and chose the winner. Currently I have a 4.0 GPA, perfect attendance, and great support from all of my instructors. I am hoping this will help me secure an apprenticeship, which is my ultimate goal, in the near future. I wanted to say thank you to the Tool, Die and Machining Association of Wisconsin for putting on this scholarship. It is very generous and something that will be put to great use in my upcoming endeavors. I received your name from one of my instructors. If there are others involved, please pass my thanks along to them as well. Once again, thank you, and I look forward to continuing in this exciting and challenging field. Attached is a photo with two of my instructors, Mike Payne on the left and Mark Lorier on the right. Sincerely, Bernie Weiler toolmaker@TDMAW.org | 17


Committee Corner

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he TDMAW Board of Directors began a strategic planning meeting in the summer of 2016 to set a vision plan for the next 10 years. Included in that plan was a re-design of the committee structure, to allow for increased participation by members. The committees are aligned with the TDMAW strategic plan and will provide to each committee member a true understanding of how his/her participation contributes to the association. In February, the Board met with the 2016 committee chairs to help determine how best to structure the committees in deference to the past and to lead towards the future. Contact TDMAW Headquarters to express your interest or to receive more information. (262) 532-2440 or ToolMaker@TDMAW.org

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TDMAW Updates Association Bylaws

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he TDMAW Board of Directors has reviewed and updated the association’s Bylaws. The Bylaw changes were presented to members via email in March, and the Board thanks those that provided comments and encouragement. Reading the TDMAW Bylaws will give you a deeper understanding of the association, YOUR association, a dynamic organization that strives to be the authoritative resource for the Tool, Die & Machining Industry.

BYLAWS OF THE TOOL, DIE & MACHINING ASSOCIATION OF WISCONSIN

Section 3.

Collaboration

These Bylaws and the TDMAW Rules of the Road were developed as governing documents for the Association. It is the intention that both documents are followed by all.

An “Accredited Representative” of a Member Company must be an owner, or one person appointed by the owner(s), of a Member Company and is authorized to represent the member in all proper deliberations and actions of this Association. The person appointed by the owner must be on record with the Association Headquarters.

As a TDMAW member, I will develop relationships with other TDMAW members to share best practices and to help other members succeed.

Article I – Name

Article IV - Membership

The name of the organization shall be the Tool, Die and Machining Association of Wisconsin (“TDMAW”).

Section 1.

Article II – Purpose The purpose of the TDMAW is to promote the growth and general welfare of the tool, die and machining community in Wisconsin through professional education for its members, encouraging member companies to offer apprenticeship opportunities, provide scholarships to students engaged in tool, die and machining at the high school and postsecondary levels. Article III - Definitions Section 1. The term “Tool & Die, “Machining” or “Industry” includes the designing, manufacturing, repairing or assembling for sale special dies, jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, molds, gages, special-purpose machinery and machining services. Machining refers to the cutting, shaping, or finishing of metal by machine. Any of various processes in which a piece of raw material is cut into a desired final shape and size by a controlled materialremoval process. Section 2. The term “Member” may be: s-EMBER#OMPANY/NEVOTEPERMEMBER company) s)NDIVIDUAL-EMBERS o Retired Member o Honorary Member

A TDMAW Member Company – An independent corporation or business entity with operations located in Wisconsin who engages in the business of machining as defined in Article 1, Section 1, and agrees to abide by TDMAW Core Values: Passion for Industry We believe all members should enthusiastically demonstrate machining excellence, development of their companies and their employees for the betterment of Wisconsin. Integrity We believe that all members exhibit moral and ethical standards that will foster trust between employees and employer, as well as maintain strong relationships between member businesses. Pride in Workmanship We believe TDMAW members will consistently strive to produce the highest quality goods to exceed customer expectations and to uphold the outstanding reputation of TDMAW. Advancement through Education (Member Representative, employees, future employees) We believe in providing quality educational programming to enhance the member experience. Such programming includes training with such depth and breadth to not only grow the Member Representative, but also his/her fellow employees and the future employees of the industry.

If a Member Company does not abide by TDMAW Core Values, the Conduct Detrimental clause, Article IV, Section 7(c), will be invoked. Membership is not valid until dues payments are received by Headquarters. Section 2. Honorary Members - Any individual, who by virtue of outstanding service of accomplishment has rendered valuable aid to the Association, may at the discretion of the Board of Directors be made an Honorary Member and may attend meetings and all functions of the Association but may not vote or hold office. Section 3. Representation - A Member Company is entitled to representation by any accredited representative at all meetings and activities of the Association. Section 4. 6OTINGn/NLYONE!CCREDITED2EPRESENTATIVEOF a Member Company may vote. Retired and/or Honorary members can vote as an Accredited Representative of a Member company. Section 5. Election of Member Companies- Applications must be submitted in writing. Eligibility and recommendation for membership must be approved by a two-thirds majority of the Membership Committee. Should the Membership committee have concerns regarding an applicant, it may refer the application to the Board for counsel. All members companies will be notified in writing and given 5 business days to submit written objection(s). If no objections toolmaker@TDMAW.org | 19


are received, the prospective company will be notified and granted membership upon payment of required dues and fees. /BJECTIONS TOACOMPANYSAPPROVALWILLBE reviewed and determined by the majority of the Membership Committee, with the final decision by the Board of Directors. Section 6. Resignation - Any member at any time may give written notice to the Association Headquarters of intention to withdraw from membership. Dues or financial obligations will not be refunded. Section 7. Cancellation of Membership - Cancellation of membership shall be considered for any of the following reasons: a) Non-payment of dues. - After January 31st, non-payment of dues for the current year will be considered sufficient cause to cancel a membership. This date may be extended at the discretion of the Membership Committee. b) Change of ownership status. If the ownership status of a Member company changes, establishing doubt as to continued eligibility, the Membership Committee will investigate and recommend appropriate action to the Association. c) Conduct Detrimental to the legitimate interests, lawful objectives and core values of the Association. A written statement outlining this detrimental conduct must be submitted to the Board of Directors for review. During the review process, the Board may seek legal counsel. The Board may qualify or reject the submission and determine if further action is warranted and members are to be notified. If member companies are notified, a vote will be called. The final determination must meet voting requirements to terminate membership. Said suspended member shall then have a right to appeal such suspension at the next two (2) General Membership Meetings. Should said member be unsuccessful in such appeal or fail to appeal, then said member’s membership shall be canceled upon a twothirds vote of the members present. In the event a two-thirds vote is not obtained, then such membership shall be reinstated.

company may ask the Membership Committee to consider retired membership status. Retired Members shall be entitled to the same privileges as Members. Voting rights, however, are not a privilege of Retired Members. Article V - Dues Section 1. The Membership year commences January 1 and terminates December 31. s-EMBER#OMPANIES4HEANNUALRENEWAL dues for the Member Companies shall be payable in advance. s.EW-EMBER#OMPANIES$UESWILL be prorated at the discretion of the Membership Committee. Section 2. Honorary Member - There shall be no dues for Honorary Members. Section 3. Retired Member - Dues will be 25 percent of Company Member dues.

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Article VII - Board of Directors and Officers Section 1. Eligibility Requirements - To be eligible for service as a Director of this Association, a person must be an owner or an Accredited Representative of a Member Company of this Association in good standing. Section 2. Board of Directors - The Board of Directors shall be elected at the Annual meeting of this Association and shall consist Accredited Representatives from five (5) Member Companies. Nomination of Directors shall be made by the Nominating Committee. Directors shall hold office for one (1) year, or until their successors have been elected and installed. Section 3.

Article VI - Meetings Section 1. Annual Meeting - At the Annual meeting, the Membership of the Association shall elect the five (5) members who shall serve as the Board of Directors of this Association for one (1) year, or until their successors have been duly elected and installed. (As required by State law.)

/FFICERSn4HE"OARDOF$IRECTORSISCOMPRISED OFFIVE/FFICERS4HEYARE#HAIRMANOFTHE Board, President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. The positions shall be determined in advance of the Annual Meeting, by the Nominating Committee, the prospective Board Member and the current year’s Board of Directors. Article VIII - Responsibilities of Officers

Section 2.

Section 1.

Regular Meetings - There shall be periodic meetings of the membership. Notice of the time, place and agenda shall be communicated to each Member at his or her last recorded address at least five (5) days in advance of each meeting.

Board of Directors - The management, affairs and business of the Association shall be entrusted to the Board of Directors. Board of Directors meetings may be called from time to time as needed. A majority of the Board of Directors constitutes a quorum.

Section 3.

Section 2.

Quorum –Ten percent (10%) eligible Member Companies in attendance shall constitute a quorum at any regular meeting.

Chairman of the Board - The Chairperson shall conduct an orientation meeting of the newly elected Board of Directors for the purpose of REVIEWINGTHE"YLAWSAND$UTIESOF/FFICERS The Chairman of the Board shall replace the /FFICEOF0RESIDENTIFSUCHVACANCYOCCURS The Chairman of the Board shall convene a Nominating Committee to select candidates for the Board of Directors.

Section 4. Section 8.

privileges may be granted with prior approval from the President for the purpose of facilitating the growth, knowledge and integrity of the association’s membership. Absentee ballots are encouraged and will be counted if the meeting attendance requirement is met.

!TTENDANCE /NLYACCREDITEDREPRESENTATIVES of Members, Retired Members, and Honorary Members shall be eligible to attend regular meetings of the Association. Limited guest

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Section 3. President - The President shall conduct all regular meetings and shall direct and represent the activities of the Association. The President shall appoint chairpersons. The President may appoint a liaison or special representative on an as needed basis. The President works with the Treasurer to approve invoices for Association Headquarters. Section 4. Vice President - The Vice President shall act in the place of the President whenever the President is temporarily unable to perform his or her functions. Section 5. Treasurer - The Treasurer shall work with Association Headquarters to oversee the financial responsibilities of Association. S(he) will be responsible for convening a special budget committee, comprised of all committee chairs, to review and approve the annual budget. The annual itemized budget shall be presented to members. Members will vote on approval by the end of the year. The Treasurer works with the President to approve invoices for Association Headquarters. Section 6. Secretary - The Secretary shall carry out any responsibilities assigned by the President.

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Association of Wisconsin. Record of prior Bylaws Amendments: Article 2, Section 8, amended November 1993.

Section 2.

Article II, Sections 5 and 8; Article III, Section 3; Article IV, Sections 3 and 4; Article V, Section 3; Article VI, Sections 1 and 2, Sections 4 through 7; Article VII, Sections 1, 4, and 9 amended /CTOBER

Membership Committee - This committee shall determine whether candidates for membership meet the Association’s eligibility requirements and then process memberships in accordance with these bylaws. It is also responsible for the attraction and retention of current members. The membership committee will plan the Member Social events (i.e. June /UTING 3UMMER/UTING3EPTEMBER3OCIAL  Section 3. Development Committee – This committee is responsible for the development of Association members, their workforce and those entering the industry. Responsibilities may include apprenticeship, SkillsUSA, promoting and awarding scholarships to award recipients, establishing criteria for new scholarship opportunities, identifying technical program speakers and roundtable facilitators. Section 4. Marketing Committee – This committee is responsible for the promotion of the Association and the machining industry via online and/or written publications, its branding and standards. Section 5.

Section 7. Executive Director – This position may be created with duties assigned by the Board of Directors.

Ad hoc Committee - The Board of Directors may create and direct committee(s), or assign a special representative(s), as needed. Article X – Amendments

Article IX - Committees Duties of Chairpersons: Conduct committee meetings as deemed necessary and keep the President and Association Headquarters informed of meeting substance. Committees shall be composed of three or more persons and are as follows: Section 1. Business Alliances – This committee locates, maintains, and monitors relationships with Federated Insurance, Partners, Sponsors and Advertisers and reports back to the members. It is also responsible for the planning and execution of a TDMAW expo, should the

These bylaws may be amended, repealed or altered in whole or in part by the following procedure: s!WRITTENNOTICEOFTHEPROPOSEDCHANGES must be first sent to the Member Companies. The Members have 5 business days to submit suggestions or objections to Association Headquarters. These submissions will be reviewed by the Board of Directors. s!MAJORITYVOTEBYTHEENTIRE"OARDOF Directors is then required to implement the revised bylaws. These bylaws provide the governing rules for the operation of the Tool, Die & Machining

Article I, Section 7; Article IV; Section 1; Article V, Section 2; Article VII, Sections 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, amended April 1, 1997. Article I, Section 2 and Article II, Section 3, amended May 4, 1999. Article II, Section 7.a: Article VI, Section 4 and 5, amended December 3, 2002. Article II, Section 1 and Article IV, Section 3, amended May 2, 2006. Article II, Section 1 and Article IV, Section 3, amended March 6, 2007. Article IV, Section 3, amended February 5, 2008. Article II, Section 5, Article IV, Section 1, Article 6))) AMENDED/CTOBER  Article V, Section 1, amended on November 19, 2009 Article II, Sections 1, 2, 5; Article III, Sections 2, 3; Article IV, Section 1, 2, 3, 4; Article V, Section 2, 3; Article VI, Sections 2, 3, 4, 5; Article VII, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 & Section 11 (new bylaw); Article VIII, amended January 10, 2011 Article I, Section 1, 2 and 3; Article II, Section 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7a, 7b, 7c. Article III, Section 2 and 3; Article IV, Section 1, 2 and 3; Article IV, Section 1, 2, and 3; Article V, Sections 1, 2 and 3; Article VI, Section 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7; Article VII, Section 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12; Article VIII, amended November 11, 2013. Article I, Section 2 and Article II, Section 1 amended December 2, 2015. Article II, Section 1 amended March 22, 2016 "/$APPROVED  Article I, Sections 1 & 2; Article II, Sections 1, 2, 5, 7(c), 8; Article IV, Section 3; Article V, Section 3; Article VI Section 2, 3, 5; Article VII Sections 1-13; Added new Article I and II; Renumbered balance of Articles; amended April 24, 2017.

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