New Collar Workers Needed for Reshoring Manufacturing in Post-pandemic Economy

This article was originally published in In view of the latest Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey from the National Association of Manufacturers, it should be no surprise that the greatest challenge facing manufacturers of all sizes continues to be finding a qualified workforce. In fact, the inability to attract and retain workers remained respondents’ top concern for


Last year, U.S. trade with Mexico and Canada reached nearly $1.4 trillion and supported 12 million American jobs in manufacturing, agriculture, technology, and the service sector in all 50 states. According to the Office of the Trade Representative, Texas was the largest state exporter of Made-In-America goods, setting a record of $315.9 billion in total

Member Spotlight: Division Laundry & Cleaners

By Rey Chavez Our member highlight for the month of July is Division Laundry & Cleaners, a service-oriented business that is an icon in the City of San Antonio for over 80 years. They provide the most comprehensive commercial laundry service in South and Central Texas with unmatched expertise and efficiency in areas critical to

How manufacturing will Support the Rebuilding of the Texas Economy

This article was originally published in the Q3 2020 edition of the Texas CEO Magazine. The extent of COVID-19’s impact on businesses and local communities is still unknown. Although there is uncertainty, we do know that the business community will have to adapt and find creative solutions to remain agile in an ever-changing business environment.

June SAMA Updates

New Digital Newsletter Welcome to our new digital newsletter where we will provide you with information about our association, its members, issues and concerns, and items of interest that you can use to help you and your businesses.  For 105 Years, SAMA has been the voice and advocate for manufacturers. Do know, a lot has

Member Spotlight: M2Global, Doug Carlberg

Our member highlight for the month is M2 Global, a manufacturer in the aviation and aerospace industry. M2 Global's products can be found in cellular communication systems, satellite uplinks and downlinks, line-of-sight communication systems, radar countermeasures, broadcast equipment, and airframe systems. M2 Global is also a supplier of microwave products and precision manufacturing services. This