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Tri-State Manufacturers Association to host meeting

Tri-State Manufacturers Association (TSMA) will host its general meeting on Monday, September 9 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria.

The schedule of events begins with a 4 p.m. tour to meet the instructors and learn about the machine tool technology, mechanical drafting, design and engineering technology, welding and mechatronics programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College.

Following the tour, participants will have time to socialize and network at the Holiday Inn. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m.

After dinner, Rod Axtell, partner, director of cost segregation CPA, CCSP, and Christian Wood, senior manager, J.D., LL.M. from Eide Bailly, will review the final "Repair Regulations" released by the IRS, which will be effective January 1. They will discuss the impact on businesses and what businesses can do to comply and avoid penalties.

TSMA is a membership-based organization serving manufacturers and related industries in west central Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota.

For more information about TSMA or the upcoming meeting, contact Stephanie Davis at 1-800-654-5773 or