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					TMA 401k
“It’s all about working together.”
The TMA 401(k) – A fully bundled approach
      All-inclusive recordkeeping, plan administration, investments, trust services,
      enrollments, and education.
      Oversight and monitoring by TMA Board of Trustees.
      State-of-the-art recordkeeping and administration platform provided by BISYS
      Retirement Services.
      Corporate trust services provided by Frontier Trust Co.
      Enrollment, education, and communication provided by an experienced team of
      advisors from Merrill Lynch.
      Investment oversight by independent investment consultant, Schlindwein
      Associates, LLC.

Merrill Lynch
From our renowned investment and advisory services to our innovative services for
individuals, Merrill Lynch has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to helping
individuals achieve retirement success.

The Merrill Lynch Advantage

      Strong Heritage — A financially sound firm, we’ve been providing investment and advisory
      services to businesses, governments and individuals since 1889.
      Breadth of Services — Our wide selection of services and solutions has made us an industry
      leader and helps ensure our ability to grow with you.
      Investment Flexibility — Merrill Lynch offers a wide range of investment options to support the
      diverse and changing needs of you and your employees.
      Professional Financial Advisors — Experts in retirement services, our locally based Financial
      Advisors will work side by side with you to help achieve the success of your plan.

Our Approach

      Help individuals maximize employee benefit programs
      Provide flexible and innovative investment solutions
      Help individuals achieve retirement success through personal one-on-one meetings.
BISYS Retirement Services
       Industry leader in recordkeeping             State-of-the-art daily valuation
       and plan administration, provides            recordkeeping platform and
       extensive services to the retirement         reporting service
       plan market                                  Paperless loans and distributions
       Flexible payroll formats for data            Toll-free Voice Response System
       transmission                                 Comprehensive Plan Sponsor and
       IRS-approved prototype plan                  Participant web sites
       documents for most types of plans            Dedicated account manager
       Signature-ready IRS Form 5500                Service Guarantees
       Quarterly non-discrimination                 Personalized enrollment books with
       compliance testing                           savings projections and examples
       Detailed monthly plan activity
       reports for plan sponsors

Schlindwein Associates, LLC.
       Provides Investment Policy                   Monitors funds on a quarterly basis
       Statement to your board.                     to make sure they adhere to TMA’s
       Selects investment menu for TMA,             Investment Policy Statement.
       to be used by all plans.

Holland and Knight, LLC.
       Local legal support for the plan.            ERISA Compliance
       Monitoring of legislative changes
       and compliance

       Open investment architecture                 Funds chosen by independent
       platform                                     investment consultant
       “A shares” @ NAV (all loads are              Comprehensive fund analysis to
       waived)                                      select menu
       Share class accounting (no annuity           GoalManager Portfolio
       wrapper)                                     Rebalancing Service

TMA’s size has given it the ability to negotiate with BISYS and Merrill Lynch below
industry average recordkeeping costs. A comparison of your current costs and services
can be provided upon request, at no charge.

Contact Info
Tooling & Manufacturing Association           The J & R Group, Merrill Lynch
1177 S. Dee Road                              225 W. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1400
Park Ridge, IL 60068                          Chicago, IL 60606
847.825.1120                                  888.296.8386

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