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 Welcome to the Boston Tooling & Machining Association, Inc. 

BTMA is the Boston Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association, serving precision custom manufacturers in Eastern MA, New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island.  Our member companies are some of the "best of the industry best" in New England.  We invite you to spend some time on our site to review our member services, chapter activities, and news items.  Learn why smart business owners join our Association.  The "About Us" page is a good place to start!! 


 News To Note...

NRL Panel Discussion & Exhibit at the Mass STEM Summit - 
BTMA members Joanna Dowling (Custom Group) and Steve Tamasi (Boston Centerless) participated on a panel at the November 10th STEM Summit, in Worcester MA at the DCU Center.  Along with students from the Winchester High School Robotics Team and National NRL Program Coordinator, Sarah Brooks, Joanna and Steve highlighted the benefits of participating in NRL as a STEM program, for students, educators, and manufacturers. 

The National Robotics League is an educational program of the National Tooling & Machining Association.  Its goal is to engage high school students in STEM activities and te world of manufacturing and engineering through the designing and building of combat robots. To learn more about NRL contact BTMA or go to  Click on either of the links below to read more. 
Info for manufacturers
Info for educators

Center for Manufacturing Technology Program Receives NIMS Accreditation -
Congratulations to the Center for Manufacturing Technology (CMT) in Woburn on becoming NIMS accredited.  Joanna Dowling, CMT Director, was presented with a NIMS Certificate, acknowledging the Center's Intro to General Machine Shop Practices Program accreditation as of May 22, 2015. 

NIMS Accreditation is the highest benchmark for metalworking training programs in the United States.  The CMT is a full service training facility, specializing in machine shop training located at 30 Nashua Street, Woburn MA.  Read the full story...

NTMA-U recently added a Shop Safety Awareness Course to it list of self-paced and interactive courses.  The course modules include:  Intro to Shop Safety, Machine Guarding, Lockout/Tagout, MSDS, Safe Lifting, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  Member company employees will receive a Certificate of Safety Awareness upon completion of the course.

NTMA-U is an innovative program of online education that bridges the gap between traditional degree programs and skills-based certification curricula. The curriculum is customized and tailored to the needs of NTMA members, with textbooks and online training guidelines that have been developed by the association members specifically for this program. Click here to learn more about the new Shop Safety course and NTMA-U.

Welcome New Members - Please join us in welcoming the following new companies to BTMA:

Thanks for your membership.  We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.


A Career In Manufacturing - A Choice Well Made!
A video producedin conjuction with the BTMA and Western MA NTMA
by Film and Noise
The project was funded by the Massachusetts Office of Housing and Economic Development through the Precision Manufacturing Program of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County


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December 03, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Phone: 978-373-8073          Fax: 978-373-8073





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