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About Us - Membership

Expand and improve your business know-how
through our powerful resource network

Gain a world of knowledge and save valuable time by joining Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association (TRMA), a progressive, dynamic association of your manufacturing peers since 1933. We are so confident you will be completely satisfied with the benefits of TRMA membership, we offer a money-back guarantee. Membership application.

Look at these impressive member benefits

Programs and Networking Opportunities for all areas of your organization

  • Safety
  • Training
  • Plant Management
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Maintenance
  • Human Resources
  • Workforce Readiness

Informative Programs Cost-effective Training— saves you money

  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Maintenance Reliability
  • Scaffold and confined space
  • Safety Forum to Network— provides answers to difficult issues
  • Plant security dialogue
  • Workforce development issues
  • OSHA and EPA compliance audit visits Governmental Affairs Advocacy— gives you a voice in local and state issues
  • TRMA recently worked with county officials to amend Building Permit and Stormwater ordinances to streamline the process
  • Active at the Illinois Legislature Contractor Safety Orientation— provides safety trained craftsmen
  • TRMA members experienced more than a 65% reduction in contractor injuries

TRMA Services

In addition to training programs and networking opportunities, TRMA also offers:

  • Advocacy for the manufacturing community at the local level
  • Tracking of federal and state issues which may impact manufacturers
  • Legislative forums with elected officials to discuss manufacturers’ issues
  • Contractor safety orientation training
  • Site-specific safety orientation
  • Contractor company safety reviews
  • 66 computer workstations for members
  • Meeting space equipped with audio/visual equipment

Additional Services

  • TRMA Spill Response Cooperative Mutual assistance co-op formed by member companies to respond effectively to oil or chemical spills/releases occurring on local waterways.
  • Wage and Salary Survey Periodic publications summarizing current wage, salary and fringe benefits data for Will and Grundy counties.
  • Workforce Readiness Dialogue with local schools to communicate needs of the business community and develop strategies to meet those needs.
  • Social Events Excellent opportunities to network with fellow members. Events include Annual Dinner Meeting, Golf Outing and Legislative Events.
  • Companies requesting streaming courses with be required to be members of TRMA. See application.
  • Membership Directory Goods and Services Directory featuring information about member companies, TRMA and its activities.


Specialty/Divisional Programs


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