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Our Annual Meeting

5/20/22 – This page is in the process of being updated.

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.

  • CAA The Hearing Place
  • DuPage Optical
  • Hound Labs
  • Illinois On-Site
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Triune Health Group
  • Woodlake Medical Management

Members celebrating years of service from 5 to 40 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.

Micron Metal Finishing, LLC and Peerless Industries, Inc. took home the 2021 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, Micron Metal Finishing, LLC and Peerless Industries, Inc.!

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

2022 Sponsors

Award For Safety Excellence

No Lost Time Safety Award

Aircraft Gear Corporation

Flexible Steel Lacing Company

Micron Metal Finishing LLC

Midway Windows and Doors

Parr Instrument Company

Peerless Industries, Inc.

Primrose Candy Co., Inc.

Stanley Spring and Stamping Corporation





Acme Industrial Company

Advantech Plastics – Dillard

Advantech Plastics – Woodstock

Aircraft Gear Corporation

Alpha Products, Inc.

American Labelmark Co., Inc.

Amity Die & Stamping Co.

Ballco Manufacturing, Inc.

C & L Supreme Mfg. Co.

David Architectural Metals

Dixon Automatic Tool, Inc.

Eklind Tool Company

Genesis Automation

Gold Eagle Company

Granite City Pickling & Warehouse, Inc.

Harris Steel Company

Haumiller Engineering Company

Karl Lambrecht Corp.

Kastalon, Inc.

Keats Manufacturing Company

Kiene Diesel

Komax Corporation – Buffalo Grove

Laystrom Manufacturing Co.

LMT Onsrud LP

Logan Graphic Products, Inc.
















M-1 Tool Works, Inc.

Manor Tool & Manufacturing Co.

Meaden Precision Machine Products Co.

Micron Metal Finishing LLC

Midway Windows and Doors

Midwest Molding, Inc.

Modern Process Equipment, Inc.

MT Intermediate Holdings, LLC

OPTO International, Inc.

Orbit Machining

Parr Instrument Company

Pate Company

Peerless Industries, Inc.

Phoenix Closures, Inc.

Phoenix Electric Mfg. Co.

PMI Kyoto Packaging Systems, Inc.

Primrose Candy Co., Inc.

Rockford Spring Company

Scot Electrical Products

Spartanics, LTD

Spectra Tech, Inc.

Standard Rubber Products Co.

Stanley Spring and Stamping Corporation

Tech-Max Machine & Mfg., Inc.

Tek Pak, Inc.

The Intec Group, Inc.

Valley Fastener Group, LLC

Webster-Hoff Corp.

Zirlin Interiors, Inc.