The ISTMA (International Special Tooling & Machining Association) World Conference recently took place in Cape Town, South Africa. This event brings together business owners and senior management from around the globe who work within the special tooling and machining industry. During the General Assembly Dave Tilstone, NTMA’s representative at ISTMA, was elected President for the next three years. Read his comments here.
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