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Our Annual Meeting


2024 WCTI Annual Meeting 

 M-1 Tool Works, Inc. and Flexible Steel Lacing Company,

Take Home The Gold


M-1 Tool Works and Flexible Steel Lacing Company, were awarded the 2023 WCTI Chairman’s Award at the 2024 WCTI Annual Meeting. The Chairman’s Award is presented to one large and one small Member who has shown exceptional safety performance as well as management of an outstanding safety program.  In order to qualify, a Member must achieve a loss ratio of less than 5%, attend at least 3 WCTI training sessions and achieve a Member Safety Audit Score of 90% or greater!  Congratulations to both of these Members!!

Keynote Speaker David Boulay presenting from IMEC
Flexible Steel Lacing receiving Chairman’s Award
Diamond Envelope receiving No Lost Time and Safety Excellence Awards

Several other Members went home with awards as well.  51 Members received the No Lost Time award and 15 Members were presented with the Safety Excellence award.  Gold Eagle Co. was awarded the Exemplary Safety Practice Award.

Savage Brothers Company celebrated 40 years of membership with the Trust!


A special shout out to our 2024 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
  • Custom Case Management
  • HR Source
  • IMEC
  • Impact Recovery
  • Jansco Promotional Products
  • Rockford Systems, LLC
  • Woodlake Medical Management

David Boulay from IMEC presented “Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Today”.  He discussed the skills gap in manufacturing, the talent gap, barriers and solutions.  He discussed automation, technology AI and soft technologies.

There were a variety of breakout sessions for Members to choose from at this year’s event.  They were as follows:

  • Employment Termination
  • OSHA Update  
  • Cybersecurity
  • Member Best Practices

It was so great to see everyone.  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:

Employment Termination

“Always great hearing from the legal side of things.”

OSHA Update

“Learned so much.  Always great seeing one of Mark Lies’ presentations!.”

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Today

“Lots of great information.  I am going to take back to my team/bosses.”

Administered by CCMSI

2024 Sponsors

Award For Safety Excellence

No Lost Time Safety Award

555 International, Inc.

Chemring Energetic Devices

Cleveland Corporation

Craftsman Tool and Mold

Diamond Envelope

Flexible Steel Lacing

Great Northern Corporation

Kastalon Inc.

LMT Onsrud LP

M-1 Tool Works Inc.

Parr Instrument Company

Thomas Processing (division of IMA N.A. Inc.)

United States Brass and Copper

Valley Fastener Group, LLC

Webster-Hoff Corp.

555 International, Inc.

Admiral Steel LLC

Advantech Plastics LLC

Aircraft Gear Corporation (Loves Park)

Arthur Harris & Company

C & L Supreme Mfg. Co.

Chemring Energetic Devices, Inc.

Cleveland Corporation

Craftsman Tool & Mold Company

Crescent Foods

Diamond Envelope Corporation

Dixon Automatic Tool, Inc.

E.C. Machining Inc.


Eklind Tool Company

Flexible Steel Lacing Company

Forest Packaging Corporation

Genesis Automation, Inc.

Granite City Pickling 

Great Northern Instore LLC

Greene Welding & Hardware, Inc.

Harris Steel Company

Haumiller Engineering Company

IMA Automation USA, Inc.

Karl Lambrecht Corp.

Kastalon, Inc.

Keats Manufacturing Company

Kiene Diesel Accessories

Komax Corporation 


Logan Graphic Products, Inc.

M-1 Tool Works, Inc.

Micron Metal Finishing LLC

Midway Windows & Doors

Midwest Molding, Inc.

Modern Process Equipment Inc.

Momence Pallet Corporation

Orbit Machining Company

Parr Instrument Company’

Premium Manufacturing Inc.

Roesch Acquisitions LLC

Savage Brothers Company

Scientific Metal Treating Company

Scot Electrical Products

Spectra Tech, Inc.

Stanley Spring and Stamping Corporation

Sycamore Precision Inc.

Tek Pak Inc.

Tri-Fin, LLC

United States Brass and Copper

Valley Fastener Group, LLC

Webster-Hoff Corp.