09 June 2021
Mask & Vaccination Policy Survey Results
Masks guidelines and employee vaccination concerns are causing challenges within our membership. We recently hosted a discussion to get a better understanding of how area companies are responding to the changing landscape around COVID safety, along with a memberwide survey.
18 February 2021
Weather Updates and County Orders
ARMA is currently monitoring the weather situation and the potential disruption it might cause Central Texas Manufacturers. We will release information as it becomes available from the City of Austin and other organizations working on this issue. We are working on guidance for when to expect Travis County to rescind the current Order. Continue to monitor this page for updates and resources.
06 October 2020
Workforce Pipeline Survey Results
In September, the Austin Regional Manufacturing Association (ARMA) conducted a survey among the 1700 manufacturers in the region to assess the state of local industry. With the Texas unemployment rate hovering at 6.8% and Austin at 5.5%, manufacturers reportedly are looking to hire across many disciplines, including assemblers, operators, technicians, engineers, sales, supervisors, chemists, welders, delivery drivers, marketing and more.
02 October 2020
7th Annual ARMA Golf Tournament | Sponsored by...
The 7th Annual Golf Tournament presented by Spirit of Texas Bank was a great success. While the pandemic made it a bit different than previous years, we still had a lot of fun and beautiful weather! It was terrific to see so many familiar faces again. Thanks to our sponsors and players, we raised over $50,000 to support initiatives that will strengthen regional manufacturing, including efforts to help build talent pipelines and retain a...
02 October 2020
Mfg Day 2020
In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2020, ARMA hosted virtual events, including panel discussions with NXP, Applied Materials, and Samsung, for hundreds of students from AISD, PFISD, and DVISD as part of an effort to raise sector visibility and promote industry to young people in our community. Later this month, we are also excited to host a virtual tour with TESLA as well as a discussion with their team on what it is like to build some of...