Benefits of Membership

OAMF New Member Flyer - Why Join!

  • OAMF fosters key partnerships with regional sewer districts, the US EPA, Ohio EPA and OSHA regulators. Educational programs such as the OAMF course on “The Treatment of Metal Wastestreams” and the associated certification exam are recognized as progressive means to disseminate information, train employees, and improve compliance with regulatory concerns.
  • OAMF offers educational conferences, regulatory compliance seminars and monthly meetings. Members receive substantial discounts for the many programs held throughout the year.
  • Worker’s Compensation Group Plan: Many OAMF members participate and are eligible for reduced worker’s compensation premiums through our group rating plan.
  • Guidance from National: with requirements (upcoming PFAS survey, CFATS, NPV used in degreasers).   Lobbying efforts in DC for regulatory issues facing the finishing industry.  Industry studies such as Economic Impact Report.   Regular communications from National regarding efforts with regulatory agencies. 
  • Legislative & Advocacy & Updates: OAMF membership supports a dedicated Government Relations advocacy team. As a member, you can attend legislative conferences & meetings to stay current on the latest issues that impact your industry.
  • Business Trend Information: Members receive exclusive industry benchmark data that is compiled quarterly to help members assess future business trends. Survey information also provides insight into industry insurance and compensation expectations.
  • Networking: Many members believe the networking opportunities with fellow members at monthly meetings throughout the year is the most valuable benefit. These meetings present the opportunity to exchange views on events of local and national interest and evaluate the potential impact on your business.
  • Social: Members are provided with several opportunities to socialize with other members at events such as the annual golf outing, clambakes, and regular membership dinner meetings.
  • Web/Internet: OAMF members are listed on the association web-site and links to individual business sites are provided. The OAMF site includes industry related articles and the latest regulatory updates, meeting, training, & conference information.
  • Discounts: Sur/Fin, AESF courses, Regulator Conferences, Dinner Meetings, Waste Water Treatment Course.