TCMA Goes to Tyler for 2021 Annual Meeting
Clifford Smith  |  October 4, 2021
On September 13-14, TCMA members arrived in Tyler to participate in our annual meeting after not meeting in person for a year and a half.
  Dynamic Group of Speakers to Address TCMA in Tyler
Clifford Smith  |  May 1, 2021
The TCMA annual meeting in Tyler on September 13-14, 2021 will feature a host of noted speakers to inform and inspire our members!”
  TCMA Board Plans Annual Meeting In September
Clifford Smith  |  April 12, 2021
When your TCMA Board of Directors met on March 26th to conduct its semiannual business session. One of the main topics was “When are we going to get together again?”
  The Coming Year
Jared Patterson  |  December 20, 2020
What does your crystal ball say about 2021? Mine says it’s going to be another challenging year. Though the Coronavirus vaccine appears to be on the horizon, it may take at least a couple...
  AFS Virtual Advocacy Summit Invaluable Information  
Clifford Smith  |  June, 5 2020
We urge AFS members to call or email their lawmakers about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses. Ask them to act on the following issues in the next stimulus or recovery...
  EBAA Iron Inc.: A Family Business  
Miles Bradley  |  November 25, 2019
March 1, 1964 Earl Bradley (an original founder of TCMA) and his wife, Billye, founded EBAA Iron Inc. in Dallas, Texas. The company started as a one man operation that manufactured set screw...
  Texas Legislative Update  
Jared Patterson  |  July 12, 2019
Texas continues to be blessed with a political environment very different from what we regularly witness in Washington. Unique in the nation, the Texas House is governed by historic norms...
  A Fresh Perspective on Austin
Clifford Smith  |  March 6, 2019
On January 21 – 22, TCMA members took the I-35 challenge to convene in Austin, and the Interstate didn’t fail to live up to its reputation! With the legislature in session...
  Eric Meyers Receives Keating Founders’ Freedom Award
Clifford Smith  |  October 7, 2018
The American Foundry Society honored two leaders in metalcasting for their contributions to the foundry industry in the field of government affairs...
  Comments from the Chairman
Harry Phillips  |  April 24, 2018
Our recently completed 26th Annual Meeting in Tyler, Texas reminds us of what a great industry in which we chose to work. It is reassuring to see how many smart, resourceful, and hardworking...