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Southern California

On March 1, 2016, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), in coordination with San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (San Diego Regional EDC), released the results of a comprehensive Southern California aerospace industry cluster study, an in-depth analysis, authored by LAEDC’s Dr. Christine Cooper, that describes the highly developed industry cluster across eight Southern California counties, and provides insight into industry drivers, trends, and the economic contribution of aerospace as an economic engine for the Southern California region.  The report entitled, "The Changing Face of Aerospace in Southern California", examines the industry’s impact today and looks at the trends that will impact the industry tomorrow.

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The Changing Face of Aerospace in Southern California

 

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and American Opportunity

In this White House report, Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity, the President's Administration has met with business leaders, community college presidents, governors and mayors, and academic experts. The consensus is clear: we must fundamentally rethink the pathways to well-paying, middle-class jobs, and open those pathways to all Americans. On page 56 of this report, read how CMTC worked with Workforce Investment Boards to retain jobs targeted for possible layoff at manufacturer Accurate Dial & Nameplate. Click here to read the case study.

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Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity

 

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

 

Next Generation Manufacturing Study

2013 Next Generation Manufacturing Study (Full Report)

In the two years since the last Next Generation Manufacturing Study (NGM) Study, U.S. manufacturers have seen major gains in revenue and profits. Yet the NGM Study finds that most manufacturers - as successful as they are today - aren't investing in the strategies that will carry their firms into tomorrow. Find out what these strategies are by downloading the full NGM report.

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The 2013 Next Generation Manufacturing Study

 

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2013 Next Generation Manufacturing Study (Summary)

The 2013 Next Generation Manufacturing Study (NGM) identifies performances and practices in place among U.S. manufacturers to determine how much progress U.S. manufacturers have made in implementing Next Generation strategies, and to measure manufacturers' progress toward achieving world-class status in the 21st century. 

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Summary of the 2013 Next Generation Manufacturing Study

 

The State of CA - Business Investment Guide

The State of CA - Business Investment Guide serves as a reference document to highlight California's strategic business advantages, new state-sponsored initiatives and incentives as well as existing technical and financial assistance programs currently in effect as of the publication date posted on the front cover.

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The State of CA - Business Investment Guide

 

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2011 Next Generation Manufacturing Study

The Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Study is a national survey developed to help small- to mid-sized manufacturers across the United States better define strategies and business objectives necessary for global competition.

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Next Generation Manufacturing Study (5MB)

 

CMTC Benefits of Exporting for Manufacturers

This informational white paper on the Benefits of Exporting for California Manufacturers discusses the benefits of exporting with a focus on the California market.

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CMTC Benefits of Exporting for Manufacturers

 

Generating and Calculating Energy Intensity Savings from Manufacturing Productivity Improvement Projects

In 2004-05, Southern California Edison (SCE) contracted with CMTC to demonstrate that plant energy efficiency could be realized as a result of factory productivity improvement projects partially funded by the utility.

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Energy Intensity Savings from Manufacturing Productivity

 

Value Energy Stream Mapping (VeSM™) Linking Manufacturing Improvements to Energy Efficiency

CMTC has developed an approach to reduce energy consumption per unit of manufacturing output called Value Energy Stream Mapping™ (VeSM). This process approach provides manufacturers a comprehensive understanding of waste associated with manufacturing operations including energy.

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VeSM™ Linking Manufacturing Improvements to Energy Efficiency

 

 

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