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TSMA to tour DyCast Specialties

Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, January 8 at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. The schedule of events will begin at 4 p.m. with a tour of DyCast Specialties.

DyCast Specialties is a custom job shop producing precision aluminum and zinc castings using a high pressure die cast process.

After dinner at 5:45 p.m., participants will hear from Mike Hardy, senior investment strategist/senior portfolio manager, about the 2013 economic outlook. He will present a current assessment of the economy, expectations going forward and the implications for investors across asset classes.

Hardy will talk about what is in store for the dollar and its implications for commodities, exports, inflation and more.

TSMA is a membership-based organization serving manufacturers and related industries in west central Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota. TSMA's 206 members benefit from peer networking, low cost training, plant tours, benefit programs, promotional opportunities and more.

For more information, contact LeeAnn Rostberg at 1-800-654-5773 or