North Texas Association of Manufacturers

The US Department of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Small Business Administration have collaborated with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce to launch the North Texas Association of Manufacturers (NTAM) to serve the expanding needs of manufacturers throughout North Texas.

The Association is be supported by TMAC, Cross Timbers Procurement Center, the North Texas Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County and the regional Small Business Development Centers.


To identify those issues impacting manufacturing that can be a affected or enhanced by concerted community action, and to implement a bold plan to enhance our manufacturing climate, through the establishment of a public-private partnership, inclusive of both regional and national partners, working in a collaborative manner, to achieve the associations goals.


North Texas will be recognized nationally and internationally for anticipating and addressing those mission-critical issues to U.S. manufacturing in a manner that creates one of the most competitive regional manufacturing climates in the nation. At a time when many have questioned the competitiveness of manufacturing in the United States, North Texas will be—and be known as—a region that has embraced the technologically-advanced, high-value-added nature of today’s manufacturer, providing an environment from where advanced manufacturing can compete on a global basis.