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  • National Association of Manufactures


    A post-election video message from the CEO and President of the National Association of Manufacturers.

  • Mission Solar shining example of manufacturing's future

    mission solar

    What are the first words that come to mind when you hear the term “manufacturing”?
    Think again. Because you might be very surprised at our most recent addition to the San Antonio manufacturing scene.

  • School for tech skills

    tech skillsAlamo Academies partners with industry to help create skilled workers, but is it enough?
  • Manufacturing: Keep It Lean & Safe

    lean manufacturingWhat happens when a manufacturer goes lean?
    For Jim Calhoun, General Manager at Walton Sign, going lean means more profit. "We cut $2 million in costs out of my factory in the last three years on a $30 million top line operation," said Calhoun.
  • Despite fast growth, Kiolbassa barely escaped disaster

    kiolbassaSAN ANTONIO — Anyone would think a multi-generational family company that manages to widen its market area and experience a 25 percent-plus annual revenue growth rate would be a happy place.
  • Massive Texas manufacturing investments projected

    constructionSAN ANTONIO — Thanks largely to Texas' abundant supplies of shale natural gas, manufacturers are expected to make $50 billion to $75 billion in new investments in the state over the next five to 10 years, the Texas Association of Manufacturers president said in San Antonio on Thursday.
  • Five Minutes With: Mark Niederauer Chief technology officer at EO2

    eo2 logoMark Niederauer, whose EO2 Concepts produces wound-care devices, says San Antonio’s manufacturers, large and small, are drawing on advanced technology and supplying high-paying jobs. We asked him how the manufacturing sector has evolved and how the Alamo City can ensure its workforce is ready for high-tech jobs.


  • From the Chairman +

    mark niederauer

    Mark Q. Niederauer, PhD
    Chief Technology Officer
    Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts, Inc.

    How you can help build the future

    Exploring educational and workforce development activities in advanced manufacturing

    Last quarter we took a few moments to reflect on our history - now we take a few to review what we are doing to ensure the future. SAMA members are active in, and taking leading roles in, a variety of activities supporting the education and development of our youth, as well as enhancing the capabilities of adults and veterans. As our workforce continues to grow and transition to advanced manufacturing, the efforts to educate, develop talent and promote awareness of opportunities becomes ever more important.

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  • Newsletter Sponsorship +


    Add your company logo as one of eight sponsors of the SAMA Newsletter. The 2,000 piece, printed publication is produced each quarter annually and mailed to state and city officials, members and non members. Newsletter also posted and archived online with links from sponsor logo to their website.

    Download Registration Form  |  Register Online

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  • Economic Impact Study - 2012 +


    The manufacturing industry is one of the largest sectors of the San Antonio economy. Its economic impact in 2011 was .5 billion, excluding the positive impact of exported products.


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