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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! For your sake, I hope you’re soon to be away from work, spending time with family and friends, and looking forward to great food and football.

We have much to be thankful for and even more to be grateful for--you, our members. Without you, there would be no NOMMA. So, we thank each of you for your participation, unwavering support and belief in NOMMA’s mission. We wish you and your families a very happy Thanksgiving! 

-Liz & Meda

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The NOMMA Education Foundation will again participate in #GivingTuesday and issue a member challenge. Our goal is related to NOMMA 60th Anniversary year of 2018. Stay tuned for more via email, social media and Download your printable sign to use to take an #UNselfie at your shop then post and tag NOMMA on Instagram @nomma1958, Facebook or Twitter @nomma. NOMMA Education Foundation: Moving Forward::Giving Back

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CREATING A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE – Thank you to everyone who attended this month’s Roundtable Discussion. We welcomed CEO of Radical Choices, LLC, Judith Orloff, to discuss the importance of creating a culture of excellence in your work environment. Topics discussed were what is YOUR value statement and how is it implemented with your employees, the value of a common vision, and creating a positive work environment that taps into the potential of each employee.

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Prevent Callbacks Before They Happen!
D & D Technologies (USA), Inc.
D&D Technologies SureClose® gate hinges and hinge-closers are hydraulic, commercial-grade closing solutions for a range of heavy duty commercial, industrial and residential gates. Shut It® industrial metal gate hinges feature high-temperature sealed bearings allowing the hinges to be powder coated while installed on the gate, are maintenance free, adjustable and offer near frictionless movement. D&D continually sets new standards in design, performance, craftsmanship and innovation. Learn more by visiting our website today
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"We’re asking businesses and organizations across the country to sign our new pledge to America’s workers." -President Donald J. Trump

ANSWERING THE PLEDGE: Companies and associations are responding to President Donald J. Trump’s call and pledging to educate and train more than 6 million workers.  

Companies and associations continue to sign the Pledge to America’s Workers and have now committed to provide more than 6 million educational and training opportunities.

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The Metal Museum is pleased to announce Crafting A Legacy: 40 Years of Collecting & Exhibiting at the Metal Museum, an exhibition showcasing work from the Metal Museum’s past, current, and future Master Metalsmiths and Tributaries artists.

Crafting A Legacy: 40 Years of Collecting & Exhibiting at the Metal Museum, will open on Sunday, February 3 and runs through Sunday, May 12, 2019. The Museum will host an Opening Reception & Gallery Talk with the curator and selected artists on Sunday, February 3, 2018 at 3PM with the Gallery Talk beginning at 4PM.

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Tips & Tricks

This time of year, cold stress that can result in hypothermia or frostbite is a hazard of which employers must be aware, particularly if they have outdoor workers. With the right preparation and presence of mind, both employers and employees can prevent these injuries.

One of the most effective prevention techniques is adopting the attitude that safety is an area of responsibility for everyone in the organization – both the employer and workers. Companies must initiate and reinforce safety protocols and clearly spell out safety responsibilities and expectations.

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LET’S FACE IT. Slip-critical connections are specified too often. It is important to understand how slip-critical connections behave and when they are actually required in order to avoid unnecessary fabrication and erection costs.

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