Press Releases

Supply Chain Forum and Sourcing Portal Partnership Announced for Texas‐Mexico Region's Automotive Manufacturers

June 2, 2011

Buyers and suppliers of custom components for automotive manufacturing have a new tool to help connect them and facilitate further innovation within the Texas and Northeastern manufacturing industry. The Texas‐Mexico Automotive SuperCluster, or TMASC Portal is a new, customized sourcing portal specifically for this region, that was established by TMASC and, the largest global sourcing marketplace for the manufacturing industry.

MFGWatch Survey Results: Overall Manufacturing Business Conditions & Employment Improve, But At Slower Rates

May 25, 2011

Japanese Tragedy Impact: Supply Chain Disruptions Increase Significantly In North America. Inflation & Higher Costs Temper Enthusiasm., the largest global sourcing marketplace for the manufacturing industry today announced the results of their latest two-part MFGWatch Quarterly Survey of North American Manufacturers. Also, has conducted its first MFGWatch Quarterly Survey of European Manufacturers to assess the manufacturing markets of EMEA and expand the survey to measure regional, national and global manufacturing economic performance.

MMA, MMTC & JAMA Partner with to Launch Site Linking Michigan Manufacturing Buyers to Suppliers

May 10, 2011

In an effort to help Michigan manufacturers "Buy Local" and be more competitive, the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA), Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) and Jackson Area Manufacturers Association (JAMA) have teamed up with Atlanta-based—the largest global online sourcing marketplace for manufacturers—to create a website designed to exclusively connect Michigan manufacturer suppliers and buyers.

The site was unveiled today at the MMA's 2011 CEO & Executive Forum as part of Michigan Manufacturing Week.