We are the custom precision manufacturing shops in the United States. Many NTMA members are small businesses, privately owned and operated. Our industry generates sales in excess of $40 billion a year. Our nearly 2000 members design and manufacture special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, gages, special machines, and precision machined parts, either for customers or for themselves. Some firms specialize in experimental research and development work. If you fit this category, you need to join NTMA.

The mission of the SFBA NTMA is to advance, advocate, & promote for precision manufacturing & machining businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area by connecting our members with resources & workforce development outlets that ensure the future of manufacturing

Our vision ensures the future of manufacturing by understanding & promoting the importance of metal working & precision tooling manufacturing businesses in Northern California. Our collective efforts make connections & advance the industry with education, best practices, workforce development & advocacy.


Member Benefits

  Make Connections

  Make Your Voice Heard

  Train and Educate


We're focused on 3 member benefits:

  • Networking between ourselves in a non-competitive environment
  • Educating the next generation of machinists and machine shop owners, and
  • Adding value to your operation by reducing your costs.

If you're a precision manufacturer, and making parts for either customers or yourself, and want one of these benefits, click here to submit your application.


In partnership with industry experts, NTMA has developed NTMA-U, a fully online program of courses developed for precision machining and related occupations.

Key features include:

  • Available anytime, anywhere with Internet connection
  • Narrated courses with practice problems and assessments
  • Content covers NIMS competencies, paired with resources
  • College credit-earning potential with the University of Akron
  • Federal Bureau of Apprenticeship Training approved
  • Help fill the manufacturing pipeline by investing in the right training, purpose-built for the precision machining industry.


Link to our Associate Members:

CNC Solutions

Champion Risk & Insurance Services

Selway Machine Tool Co

Western Tool and Supply Co

Schnitzer Steel Industries



Joseph Goldstein, ESQ. 


Link to our member directory.

Click here.

Upcoming events


June 11- Legislative Update with Omar Nashashibi

What is being done on a federal level to protect your business? 
What policies and other regulations are going to affect you
over the next several years! Find out at our June 11th meeting 
at Drake's in San Leandro. More information and registration 
will be available soon. 

© San Francisco Bay Area 

Chapter of NTMA

P.O. Box 2147

Arcadia, CA 91077


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