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Tri-State Manufacturers' Association to tour Douglas Finishing May 1

Tri-State Manufacturers' Association will host a general meeting on Tuesday, May 1 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Participants are scheduled to tour Douglas Finishing at 4 p.m. Douglas Finishing has been serving the metal finishing needs of customers since 1973.

Following the tour, participants will have time to socialize and network at the Holiday Inn.

After dinner, Bill Stuart, Minnesota OSHA, will discuss the topic "An Overview of OSHA Consultation." He will describe the consultation side of MNOSHA and how it differs from the compliance side, plus let attendees know about the many free safety and health programs that MN OSHA Workplace Safety Consultation offers.

Following Stuart's presentation, Jeremy Leffelman will explain how 360° Center of Excellence is working to educate the public about the importance of today's advanced manufacturing industry. Leffelman will share information on 360°'s current projects and successes, as well as provide insight regarding exciting future developments.

Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) is a membership-based organization serving manufacturers and related industries in west central Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota. TSMA's 214 members benefit from peer networking, low cost training, plant tours, benefit programs, promotional opportunities, and more.

For more information about Tri-State Manufacturers' Association or the upcoming meeting, contact LeeAnn Rostberg at 1-800-654-5773 or