ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - 3

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President
Chuck Decker
American Oil &
Supply International, LLC
Vice President
Scott A. Schwindaman
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
Treasurer
Michael Damiani
Radco Industries, Inc.
Secretary
Ann Ball
CIMCOOL Industrial
Products LLC
Immediate Past President
Barbara Kudis
Allegheny Petroleum
Products Co.

Barbara A. Bellanti
Battenfeld Grease &
Oil Corporation of N.Y.
Richard Camper
Pacific Precision
Formulators Inc.
Dave Croghan
Maxum Petroleum
Lon Fanning
DuBois Chemicals
Catharine T. Golden
Etna Products, Inc.
Frank H. Hamilton III
South Atlantic Services, Inc.
Greg Julian
Advanced Lubrication
Specialties
Michael McHenry
Master Fluid Solutions
Kent Morris
Pinnacle Oil, Inc.
David Richards
RichardsApex, Inc.

STAFF
Chief Executive Officer
Holly Alfano
Associate Director
Martha F. Jolkovski
Director of
Communications
Brenda Gillinson, CAE
Member Services/
Marketing Manager
Tim Mack

Digital Communications
Manager
Amber Lopez
Membership Manager
Meg Thaxton
Accounting Manager
Margaret Smith
General Counsel
Jeffrey L. Leiter
Associate Counsel
Matthew Levetown

EDITORIAL, DESIGN
Contributing Editor
Brenda Gillinson, CAE

Designer
Mark St. Amand

THE YGS GROUP
Senior Managing Editor
Sam Hoffmeister

Copy Editor
Amanda Holahan
Account Manager
Max Lalwani

MEDIA SALES
President
Jack Davidson
Vice President
Serena Spiezio

Advertising Account
Executive
Tima Good
tima.good@theYGSgroup.com

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LETTER FROM THE CEO

Four New Member Benefits for 2020

H

appy New Year! I still can't wrap my head around "2020." When I was
young, I imagined 2020 would be something like The Jetsons. When I see
people riding hoverboards down the street, it seems like we're getting there.
At ILMA, we continually work on improving our member benefits. We've had a
lot in the works over the last year, and the result is a plethora of offerings to make
your ILMA membership even more valuable.
ILMA-NAM HEALTH CARE INITIATIVE
For the last few years, members continue to report that health care is one of their
top challenges. In partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers
(NAM), ILMA is offering a health care program specially designed for smaller
manufacturing companies. The program allows ILMA members to join other
manufacturing companies to purchase and manage coverages together, which
allows them to take advantage of enrollment efficiencies, administrative cost
savings and product options previously only available to larger manufacturing
companies. For information, please visit www.ilma.org.
THE NEW ILMA APP
In a never-ending effort to keep our technology current, ILMA will be launching
a new app in late February. Just like the apps you use every day, the new app
will be current and intuitive. It will offer improved functionality - including
the ability to register for ILMA meetings on your smartphone or tablet - send
messages to other members, and share content within the app and through email
and social media. As usual, Compoundings magazine and other publications will be
available through the app. You'll also be able to create and edit a profile and share
it, comparable to what you might do on LinkedIn.
ENHANCED COMMUNITIES FOR ILMA ENGAGEMENT
If you participate on an ILMA committee or wish to follow the activities of a
committee, our new communities will be game-changers. The new communities
will facilitate group discussion and information sharing on an entirely different
level compared with what we have today. We believe the future of member participation in associations will be in the digital space.
DIGITAL INDUSTRY DIRECTORY
While for some time our member contact information has been available to members
on the website, members continue to profess a love for the book version of the Industry
Directory. In 2020, in addition to the printed copy, members can access a digital version
of the book. The directory will be embedded in the new ILMA app as well. You can also
still access all member information through the ILMA website's Power Search feature.
We hope you will take advantage of all the member benefits outlined in the member resources brochure, which is mailed to each member following dues renewal and
is also posted on the website. We continue to add benefits and to make your ILMA
membership the outstanding value that it is.
Holly Alfano
Chief Executive Officer

© 2020 Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association.
All Rights Reserved.
ILMA is pleased to present a variety of viewpoints in Compoundings
magazine. Readers should keep in mind that bylined articles represent the views of the named author or authors and not necessarily
the opinions, viewpoints or positions of ILMA.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ILMA Compoundings - January 2020

LETTER FROM THE CEO
INSIDE ILMA
WHAT'S COMING UP
NEW MEMBERS
INDUSTRY RUNDOWN
COUNSEL COMPOUND
WASHINGTON LANDSCAPE
IN NETWORK
PORTRAIT
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - LETTER FROM THE CEO
ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - INSIDE ILMA
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - WHAT'S COMING UP
ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - NEW MEMBERS
ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - INDUSTRY RUNDOWN
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - COUNSEL COMPOUND
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - WASHINGTON LANDSCAPE
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - IN NETWORK
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ILMA Compoundings - January 2020 - PORTRAIT
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