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Our Annual Meeting

Here are the highlights from 2019.

2019 Annual Meeting 

 “This meeting is put together very nicely – great sponsors and presentations!” was just one of many positive comments received from the 2019 WCTI Annual Meeting held on May 3rd where approximately 200 WCTI members packed the Hilton in Lisle.

A shout out to our 2019 sponsors for this year’s meeting.  WCTI members enjoyed the opportunity to stop by tables and learn more about features and benefits of products and services.

  • Athletico Physical Therapy
  • CAA The Hearing Place
  • CoventBridge Group
  • Custom Case Management
  • DuPage Optical
  • Emergency Care Consultants
  • Gem Automation Co., Inc.
  • HR Source
  • Illinois Material Handling
  • Illinois On-Site
  • Jansco, Inc.
  • Mobilear

Members celebrating years of service from 5 to 30 years were recognized at the event.

Special recognition was also given to the 30 WCTI approved agents who play a vital role in the growth and retention of WCTI membership.

Angie Blakeney, CCMSI, discussed the roles and responsibilities of the Loss Control Committee, the Finance Committee and the Claims Committee for WCTI.  The Committee members are WCTI Trustees.

A five year history of Membership, Standard Premium, WCTI Rates and Statutory Surplus was reviewed.

WCTI’s mission was discussed and the WCTI video, “It’s In Your Hands” was shown.

There were a variety of break-out sessions for members to choose from at this year’s event.  CCMSI Loss Control presented sessions on Situational Awareness and Training Programs, Resources and Tracking.

Mark Lies from Seyfarth Shaw is always a crowd favorite.  This year he educated the members on OSHA Update, Workplace Safety and Health Liabilities.

Additional break-out sessions were held on Adjustment Bills and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

There were 58 members who submitted their OSHA log showing no days away from work and were given a No Lost Time Award.  The Safety Award for Excellence was given to 23 members who completed the year with a loss ratio of less than 10%, an MSAP score of 90 or higher and provided an essay touting their current safety program.

Technical Metals, Inc. was awarded the Exemplary Practice Award for their incentive programs that get all employees involved.

M-1 Tool Works, Inc. and LMT Onsrud LP took home the 2018 Chairman’s Award which is the most prestigious award at the meeting.  The Chairman’s Award is presented to one large and small company who has shown exceptional safety performance.  It also recognizes the long-term safety commitment to promoting and providing a safe and healthy work environment.  Congratulations, M-1 Tool Works, Inc. and LMT Onsrud LP!

TrueNorth Companies was awarded the Sales Excellence Award for top sales in new business premium in 2018.

Thank you for making this year’s meeting a huge success, we look forward to seeing you next year.

Below are a few of the survey comments we’ve received from attendees:









Situational Awareness

“Clear content.  I learned a lot.”

Training Programs, Resources and Tracking

“Lots of good information and training tips.”

OSHA Update, Workplace Safety and Health Liabilities

“Never miss a Mark Lies presentation.”

Administered by CCMSI

2019 Sponsors

Award For Safety Excellence

No Lost Time Safety Award

Alpha Products Inc.

ATF, Inc.

David Architectural Metals, Inc.

Diamond Envelope Corporation

Eklind Tool Company

Flexible Steel Lacing Company

Grecian Delight Foods, Inc.

Greene Welding & Hardware, Inc.

Harris Steel Company

LMT Onsrud LP

M-1 Tool Works Inc.

Multimetal Products Corporation

Overton Chicago Gear Corp.

Parr Instrument Company

Peerless Industries, Inc.

Phoenix Closures, Inc.

Primrose Candy Company, Inc.

Savage Brothers Company

Skyline Design, Inc.

Standard Rubber Products Co

Tech-Max Machine& Mfg. Inc.

Tek Pak Inc.

Valley Fastener Group, LLC

Webster-Hoff Corporation





Admiral Steel LLC

Advantech Plastics

Aircraft Gear Corporation

American Boxboard

Amity Die & Stamping

Banner Service Corp.

Batavia Container Inc.

C & L Supreme Mfg. Co.

Carbit Paint Company LLC

Chase Products Co.

Cleveland Corporation

CLL Engineering LLC

Corrugated Supplies Co., LLC

Craftsman Tool & Mold Co.

Crown Metal Manufacturing Company

CSC- Chicago

Custom Metal Products

David Architectural Metals

Diamond Envelope Corporation

E.C. Machining Inc.

Flexco Engineered Systems Group LLC

Flexible Steel Lacing Company

Forest Packaging Corporation

Genesis Automation

Greene Welding & Hardware, Inc.

Harris Steel Company

Hudson Precision Products Company

IMA Automation USA Inc.

Induction Heat Treating Corp

Interserve, Inc.

Karl Lambrecht Corp.

Kiene Diesel

Komax Corporation

LMT Onsrud LP

















M-1 Tool Works, Inc.

Manor Tool & Manufacturing Co.

Mar Graphics

MidCo Inc.

Multimetal Products Corporation

Overton Chicago Gear

Parr Instrument Company

Peerless Industries, Inc.

Phoenix Closures, Inc.

Phoenix Electric Mfg. Co.

PMI Cartoning, Inc.

Scientific Metal Treating Co.

Scot Electrical Products


Spectra Tech

Standard Rubber Products Co.

Start Marketing, Inc.

Tech-Max Machine, Inc.

Tek Pak Inc.

The Intec Group, Inc.

Thomas Packaging, LLC

Valley Fastener Group, LLC

Vogel Tool & Die LLC

Webster-Hoff Corp.