Celebrating Women in Manufacturing

In honor of International Women’s Day, CMTC celebrates women in manufacturing! There’s a common misconception that the manufacturing industry is almost universally male-dominated. ...

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13 Manufacturing Apps for Your iPhone, iPad, Android

Back by popular demand! We published this blog on manufacturing apps just a little over a year ago.  Since it has proven to be one of our most popular blogs of all time, we ...

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Manufacturing Day 2017: Educating the Next Generation of Workers

This year’s Manufacturing Day is designed to celebrate and inspire future manufacturers by opening doors and minds. In the past, stereotyping manufacturing as a "dirty job" has ...

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Get Involved in Manufacturing Day and Help Change Common Misperceptions

When you think about Manufacturing Day, you may be thinking to yourself, “I don’t have the time to host an event. What I manufacture isn’t that interesting. Is it really that big ...

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It's Not Too Early to Start Thinking About Manufacturing Day 2017!

  Manufacturing Day occurs every year on the first Friday in October – this year it’s Friday, October 6th.  Although that may seem like a long way off, it’s amazing how time can ...

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Updated List of Free or Inexpensive Online Tools and Resources for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers

Back by popular demand! We published this blog just a little over a year ago.  It has proven to be one of our most popular blogs of all time!  So, we decided to update it, expand ...

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How Manufacturing Leaders Can Evolve Corporate Culture

Just how important is it to evolve company culture in today’s business environment? – It encompasses the top concerns corporate leaders face in retaining talent today, according ...

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A Handful of Manufacturing Sales Training Tips That Actually Work

When looking at reliable percentages for manufacturing sales training, it can be difficult to determine the legit ones from the made-up others. Success rates for salespeople, ...

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How to Increase Employee Productivity on the Shop Floor

Low productivity can be an insidious problem. For line workers, performing repetitive tasks day-to-day, everyday, year after year, can sometimes have a lulling effect. After all, ...

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The Manufacturer's Guide to Reducing Production Waste

Every year, U.S companies generate over 7 billion tons of solid industrial waste. In light of rising disposal costs, regulatory pressures, and changing consumer preferences, ...

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9 Effective Cost Saving Tips for Manufacturing Companies

As manufacturers, you’re no doubt always looking for cost saving ideas that can help grow your bottom line so you can grow your business. Rather than making large cuts to one or ...

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