The National Tooling and Machining Association is a trade organization representing the precision custom manufacturing industry throughout the United States. Organized in 1943, the Association is incorporated under the state laws of Ohio and has served the needs of manufacturing companies for over 60 years. Today the Association's members number approximately 1400 precision custom manufacturers located throughout the United States. NTMA's mission is to help its members of the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry achieve business success in a global economy through advocacy, advice, networking, information, programs, and services. NTMA's vision is to become the premier center of knowledge to lead the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry in continuing world leadership.