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CASMI Offers You the Best Value for Your Yearly Membership Dues

The following services are offered to CASMI member companies:

Dinner Meetings

The Chicago Association of Spring Manufacturers (CASMI) sponsors frequent meetings featuring educational information for our Members. Members can participate at no cost in a cocktail hour followed by a speaker, and ending in a delicious dinner. Presentations are prepared by industry experts discussing timely topics of interest to our members. Up to two people from each Member Company can join the Primary or Associate Member at each meeting without additional charge. (Estimated yearly value for one person attending every meeting - $280.00.)

Scholarship Program

CASMI is proud to sponsor the CASMI Scholarship Program to benefit employees and the dependents of individuals employed at member companies. All the employees of dues paying CASMI Member companies and their dependents are eligible to apply for the scholarship which is awarded annually (several scholarships earmarked for Associate Members). Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin. CASMI members and staff are not involved in the selection process in any way. The scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services to assure impartiality. Member companies and their employees do not pay fees to apply for the CASMI Scholarship Program (Estimated Value - $1,500 to $2,500 per scholarship awarded.)


Member Continuing Education Tuition Reimbursement Program (Primary Members Only)

Funded by CASMI every CASMI Primary Company can receive reimbursement of $100 per eligible continuing educational program up to a total of $500 per year. (Estimated value - $500.00.)


An excellent source for your employees' continuing education is right here in Chicago! City Colleges of Chicago, Richard J. Daley, hosts a Manufacturing Technology Department that offers a wide variety of programs and courses that prepare highly skilled technicians in computer-integrated manufacturing, robotics and factory automation. To learn more, visit The College also boasts the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center (MTEC), 57,000-square foot facility is equipped to prepare students for careers in engineering and advanced manufacturing, industries that are expected to bring more than 50,000 jobs to the region in the years to come.

Website Listing

Primary Member companies are listed on, a source of business leads from companies looking for a quality spring and wire form supplier. Search by product types, location, company, etc. to help prospective spring customers to find their ideal spring manufacturer. We are also working on providing Member companies with the ability to update their own listings allowing the listings to be used as an additional marketing tool. Additional services such as member bulletin boards may be added depending on member demand (Value - unknown.)


Our Associate Member companies are listed on the website under "CASMI Suppliers", including address, phone number and website.


CASMI Connections Newsletter

The CASMI Connections newsletter allows the organization to stay in touch with our members and provide information about association updates, industry news, upcoming events and other items of interest to our members. The CASMI Connection is distributed three times per year, Winter, Spring/Summer, Fall, as an electronic, PDF publication.


Member & Supplier Golf Outing

The annual CASMI Golf Tournament is held every spring and offers both CASMI Members, SpringWorld Exhibitor and their industry colleagues a relaxed networking atmosphere with plenty of good fellowship, lot’s of prizes, good food and cheer.

Special Events

CASMI hosts special events, such as Day at the Races, Evening at the Ballpark and more. These events are designed to bring our regular and supplier members together in a social setting to promote networking in a fun atmosphere.


Biennial Spring Fling Dinner Dance

This biennial event is held in February and has developed into the Spring Industry’s most elegant social event. The gala features live entertainment, an amazing selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, sumptuous dinner, open bar and live entertainment and each lady in attendance is presented with a gift!

OSHA Compliance Services

Reynolds Consulting Group, through Pitcher Insurance Agency, will provide services designed to put the CASMI Primary (spring manufacturers, wire formers) and Associate (suppliers) member companies in compliance with the OSHA standards that apply to them. Where required, this will include performing all hazard assessments, providing recommendations and assistance in achieving full compliance (where necessary) and employee training.


All member companies are encouraged to Display the CASMI and SpringWorld logos on company letterhead, in publication advertising, on your company website.

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