COVID-19 Update: We are proud to have provided a safe space for learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As many states begin lifting COVID-19 restrictions, we want to be clear that TRMA will not be eliminating any safety measures. Protecting the health and safety of our students, staff, and their families remains a top priority. We’ll continue monitoring guidance from the CDC as well as Illinois Department of Health. Click HERE to learn more about the measures we’ve taken. COVID 19 SURCHARGE.

Member Benefits

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.

Programs and Networking Opportunities for all areas of your organization

  • Safety
  • Training
  • Plant Management
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Workforce Readiness

Informative Programs Cost-effective Training— saves you money

  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Scaffold and confined space
  • Safety Forum to Network— provides answers to difficult issues
  • Plant security dialogue
  • Workforce development issues
  • TRMA recently worked with county officials to amend Building Permit and Stormwater ordinances to streamline the process
  • 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
  • Contractor safety orientation training
  • Site-specific safety orientation
  • Contractor company safety reviews
  • 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 and a Annual Golf Outing.
  • 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.