Customized Cost-Savings Opportunities for Members

As a Manufacturing Works member, you’ll gain access to leading-edge resources that are designed to save you money and can be customized for your specific organization’s needs.


Affordable Health Insurance

A group self-funded program offered through Oswald Companies and Roundstone that controls costs and returns the savings back to members—all while providing the quality health plans employees deserve.



OSHA Logs is a secure, web-based application that enables employers to create accident reports, track injuries, print required OSHA documents, and view injury metrics in real time.


Energy Supplier Program

TPI Efficiency helps businesses reduce operating expenses and stay competitive. Program benefits to Manufacturing Works members include:

  • 25% back on Manufacturing Works membership dues for NEW members
  • 10% discount on TPI's preferred wholesale rates
  • 10% discount on LED lighting products



Grainger ensures you get the quality product discounts and service benefits your business demands, including:

  • A minimum 10% discount on all items in the Grainger catalog
  • Deeper discounts on many frequently purchased products
  • Real-time product availability and order tracking
  • FREE ground shipping



The PartnerShip® program for Manufacturing Works members helps you save on every inbound, outbound, small, and large shipment with no minimum shipping requirements or obligations.

  • Save up to 29% on select FedEx® services
  • Save at least 70% on LTL freight shipments


Workers' Compensation and Safety Services

Spooner Incorporated offers members group rating discounts on workers' compensation. As an added member benefit, any Manufacturing Works member that selects Spooner to manage their workers' compensation also gets unemployment claim administration for free!


Tooling U | SME

Through this partnership, we are able to expand our workforce development offerings and deliver solutions on the most needed manufacturing topics through a convenient virtual format. Turnkey Training from Tooling U-SME is a series of predefined online curriculum packages for core manufacturing job roles.



An onsite recruitment specialist to attract employees who have the skills and proven work histories to fit your culture in a wide range of occupations, saving members at least 30% of hiring costs.

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See the Savings

In 2019, our members saved a total of $8,548,253 through our programs.

Total 2019 spend: $478,309

Total savings: $92,631

partner ship

2019 FedEx savings: $5,089

Savings in LTL and Full Truckload: $23,503

spooner inc risk control services

2019 Group Rating Program overall projected savings: $1,174,000

2019 Group Retro Refunds total: $7,253,030


Membership dues are based on your number of employees and industry. Manufacturing and related companies (e.g., distributors, logistics companies, etc.) are considered regular members. All other business types are supporting members. If you have any questions, please contact us by filling out the form above.


Dues Structure
# Employees Regular Supporting
1 – 10 $195 $235
11 – 30 $425 $525
31 – 75 $700 $850
76 – 150 $1,075 $1,315
151+ $1,615 $1,975

Supporting Member Benefits

Supporting members are actively engaged in Manufacturing Works by sharing their expertise. We are particularly interested in contributors of quality blog articles that address the manufacturing community with an eye toward solving a specific business challenge. Readers should walk away with a specific set of actions to perform—practical solutions, ideas, strategies, and/or techniques. Benefits to you include:

  • Contributing your knowledge and experience to the community
  • Gaining visibility from Northeast Ohio manufacturers and those interested in manufacturing

We need your engagement to make Manufacturing Works the best source for manufacturers. If you have knowledge and expertise that can assist in our mission to strengthen manufacturing, then we want to hear from you! Contact us today.

referrals to our supporting members led to 8 new project investments into digital technology.
Learning Opportunities

Learning Opportunities

Learn from peers and industry professionals about current best practices and how to overcome barriers to growth. With our events, we’ll keep you up to date via lunch ’n’ learns, plant tours, seminars, and webinars.


Network with Industry Peers

Manufacturing Works connects leaders to each other and engages them in their communities. We support, connect, and partner. At our events, you’ll get the opportunity to meet local manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers.


Growth and Transition Solutions

We'll help you develop the business growth strategies that will set your business up for growth, whether you're going through a new acquisition or a transition in leadership. Each Manufacturing Works member is connected with the resources, tools, and talent that facilitate success.


Help Your Manufacturing Business Thrive

If your Northeast Ohio manufacturing company is small or medium in size, Manufacturing Works membership will help you grow and thrive.

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