Manufacturing Solutions

A non-profit dedicated to improving the
manufacturing community in Southern California.

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Manufacturing Solutions

A non-profit dedicated to improving the
manufacturing community in Southern California.

Request a Consultation

Manufacturing Solutions

A non-profit dedicated to improving the
manufacturing community in Southern California.

Request a Consultation

Manufacturing Solutions

A non-profit dedicated to improving the
manufacturing community in Southern California.

Request a Consultation

Manufacturing Solutions

A non-profit dedicated to improving the
manufacturing community in Southern California.

Request a Consultation
Innovation & Growth

Innovation & Growth

Innovation to Foster Growth

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Information Technology

Information Technology

Leverage Technology to Enhance Your Business

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Lean

Lean

Continuous Improvement Leading to Higher Productivity

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Quality

Quality

Develop Quality Standards to Ensure Compliance

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Recruitment

Recruitment

Recruitment and Human Resources to Assist You in All Aspects Related to Your Workforce

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Energy

Energy

Use Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage

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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Develop a Skilled Workforce for the Future

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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Create an Efficient and Agile Supply Chain

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Exporting

Exporting

Improve Your Global Competitiveness

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We Succeed
When You Do.

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What's Happening

CMTC-Heroes-of-American-Manufacturing-Louroe-ElectronicsWatch an inspiring video of a small electronics manufacturer making it in America. Based near Los Angeles, Louroe Electronics celebrates a diverse workforce, a commitment to quality, and major growth opportunities by exporting its products overseas. Through its close work and partnership with CMTC (the Southern California-based MEP Center) and participation in the Department of Commerce’s export assistance program, ExporTech, Louroe saw a 1200% increase in sales to Mexico and was awarded the Export Achievement Award by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

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Latest Blog Post

http://www.cmtc.com/made-in-california-profilemade-in-ca_event-logo_rev-092611_233pxFeatured Manufacturers of the Week

Each week we highlight 5 of our Made in CA manufacturers who are part of the program. Manufacturers are selected based on when they joined the program.

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California's Manufacturing Industries: Employment and Competitiveness in the 21st Century

In spite of a long-term decline in manufacturing employment, California maintains a large base of manufacturing capabilities and strengths in a diverse set of manufacturing industries, from food processing and furniture to aerospace and medical devices. This new report, California’s Manufacturing Industries: Employment and Competitiveness in the 21st Century, quantifies the manufacturing sector in California and at the county level in Southern California, and assesses the competitiveness of manufacturing industries in the national landscape.

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This overview video is an overview of the services offered by CMTC and some statistics on how CMTC has helped clients.  CMTC is a non-profit consulting organization solely dedicated to assisting manufacturers in So. California.

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Recent Projects

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Small woman-owned, minority-owned, business that was able to expand into new global markets and increase their sales by $500,000.

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Provides products to the wholesale nursery industry. By implementing Lean improvements, they were able to retain jobs and increase sales.

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Provides pollution control equipment both domestically and internationally.  Increased sales by $5M by implementing new ISO standards and securing certification to meet international customer needs.

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Realized $400K in new sales with new strategic sales & marketing initiatives, lean techniques and ERP implementation.

“CMTC’s strategic assistance is crucial for California manufacturers looking to grow. Between the new management system implemented under their guidance and the adoption of Lean principles, we were able to improve efficiencies and realize cost savings. With CMTC’s expertise, we were able to develop a new marketing strategy which resulted in new customers and sales.”

- David Flatten, President, Inland Powder Coating

“CMTC’s exporting services enabled us to expand into new international markets and increase sales by more than $500,000. Their strategic direction helped us accelerate our exporting efforts, and we project continuous growth for years to come.”

- Eve Yen, Founder & President, Diamond Wipes

“CMTC has given Nursery Supplies the tools for growth. They helped us improve and increase our machine uptime, reduce scrap and waste and assisted us in developing program resolution methods.”

- Roger Balz, Plant Manager, Nursery Supplies Inc.

“CMTC helped us realize our strategic path to growth. They were instrumental in us achieving ISO 9001 certification, leading to an increase in sales and considerable growth.”

- Mike Fujita, Vice President, Product Development and Technology, Wahlco Inc