Mobile, Alabama (September 22, 2017) – Todd Hoffman, Director of Corporate Operations for Mobile, Ala.-based Threaded Fasteners, Inc., has been selected to serve on a committee with Manufacture Alabama, a state trade association that works to enhance opportunities for manufacturers across the state. Hoffman is slated to join the committee for Workforce Development and Human Resources for multi-year terms.
“The workforce development component typically consists of working with schools and secondary education institutions to better prepare students for jobs in manufacturing,” Hoffman said. “On the HR side, participants hear from Manufacture Alabama members and other experts about rules, regulations and sometimes complicated legal matters pertinent to HR professionals in manufacturing.”
Alabama is home to more than 5,200 manufacturing, assembly and processing firms that employ more than 312,000 people and export $8.3 billion in products and services, according to the Alabama Development Office. Manufacturing’s contribution to Alabama’s economy is more than $27 billion annually, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.
Other Threaded Fasteners team members also represent the Mobile, Ala.-based manufacturer of quality nuts and bolts by serving with the trade association. Threaded Fasteners Corporate Counsel, Brian Pugh serves on MA’s Corporate Counsel Committee, while Jerrad Douberly, Vice President of Commercial Sales for TFI, previously served on the Economic Growth and Expansion Committee.
“The committee meetings offer members an opportunity to discuss ideas, ask questions and exchange best practices with manufacturing peers from across Alabama,” Hoffman said. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity.”
ABOUT MANUFACTURE ALABAMA
Manufacture Alabama (MA) is a state trade association dedicated exclusively to the competitive, legislative, regulatory and operational interests and needs of manufacturers and their partner industries and businesses. Based in Montgomery, Ala., Manufacture Alabama represents hundreds of companies that share common interests and goals and face common competitive challenges in today’s global marketplace. Some members are among the nation’s largest, most recognized corporations. Many are mid-sized or smaller family-owned manufacturers or manufacturing suppliers and vendors. All are vital parts of a manufacturing base crucial to Alabama’s economy and job base. For more information about Manufacture Alabama, visit their website manufacturealabama.org.