PIMA's top 10 reasons to be a member.
Benchmarking: Top decision makers in the industry are PIMA members. You have the opportunity to work together with them to set standards in the industry.
Conferences: Your membership gives you lower rates at the PIMA 2004 Joint Leadership Conference June 27-30, where quality programming, benchmarking, and networking is available, in addition to division conferences across the nation.
Divisions: Your PIMA membership lets you take advantage of quality programming and networking close to home. Divisions are a great way to learn and network with other influential industry members locally.
PIMA Membership Directory and Online Buyers Guide: Only PIMA members have access to the searchable, continuously updated membership directory on pimaweb.org. The Buyers Guide is an indispensable reference tool on prospective suppliers, searchable by product and company name. Coming soon! The newly enhanced 2004 PIMA Buyers Guide will be available in print.
Up-to-date Industry Information: Improve your industry knowledge and leadership skills with:
a. Free subscription to Solutions! For People, Processes and Paper magazine.
b. PIMA Post, a quarterly newsletter with current industry and association information.
Specialist Groups: Your PIMA membership lets you become involved in areas more specific to your industry segment's needs.
Recognition: PIMA offers opportunities for awards at both the national and divisional levels. Many awards are only open to PIMA members.
www.pimaweb.org: The PIMA Web site is a source for up-to date information on industry and association news. It is easily navigated and supports industry related links.
Discounts: The discounts you receive as a PIMA member can actually surpass the cost of your membership dues!
* PIMA Online Training
* PIMA Conferences
* Forest Web NewsBeat: Individual subscription
* TAPPI member rate at TAPPI sponsored events
* NEW--American Management Association (AMA) associate member discounts
UPCOMING WEBCASTS PAPER INDUSTRY TRAINING DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO YOUR SITE sponsored by: CPBIS Date Topic Title Feb 11 Project Management Implementation & performance-- How to get people and project results Feb 25 Finance Understanding the complete picture of operating costs Mar 10 Finance Achieving rapid & significant mill cost reduction Mar 24 Finance Monitoring and maintaining cost reductions Apr 07 Manufacturing Fundamentals of PM to assess paper machine Reliability conditions (Part 1) Apr 21 Manufacturing Fundamentals of PM to assess paper machine Reliability conditions (Part 2) May 05 Manufacturing How to do a root cause analysis fast and Reliability accurately using software May 19 Manufacturing How reliability improves safety in the Reliability workplace
JOIN OR RENEW ONLINE: Visit www.pimaweb.org for more details on any of these great member benefits. For any inquiries, call PIMA Member Services at 847/375-6860.
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|Title Annotation:||PIMA Association News|
|Publication:||Solutions - for People, Processes and Paper|
|Date:||Feb 1, 2004|
|Previous Article:||2004 division calendar.|