Anti-Harassment Training Deadline for Manufacturers Extended to 2021

* NOTE: This blog has been updated to reflect new laws going into effect in 2021. The Golden State began leading the way in workplace anti-harassment training in 2004, ...

Read More

The Benefits of Joining a Peer Council Group for California Manufacturers

Today’s small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) face many challenges—and many opportunities. And while there are a wealth of resources out there, sometimes it can still seem ...

Read More

How Investing in Employees Pays Off

Small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) have begun to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, investing in new technologies such as advanced robotics, smart manufacturing, ...

Read More

Why Manufacturers Can’t Find Employees and How Manufacturing Day Helps For Recruitment

Manufacturing Day®, an initiative designed to inspire the next generation of manufacturers, arrives October 4, 2019. The annual MFG Day (which can be held anytime during the ...

Read More

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Learn more about manufacturing trends from the California Manufacturing Blog. Subscribe now for the latest updates.

Manufacturing Day Arrives October 4: How to Host or Participate in an Event

Manufacturers across the country are preparing for Manufacturing Day® 2019, or MFG Day. Arriving October 4 this year, MFG Day is designed to inspire and recruit the next ...

Read More

Social Media for Manufacturers: YouTube

When manufacturers think of social media, LinkedIn and Facebook are probably the first two that come to mind. As a video platform, they may feel YouTube is better suited to funny ...

Read More

Social Media for Manufacturers: LinkedIn

  There are nearly 600 million users on LinkedIn, with two new users joining every second. This makes the social media giant one of the best ways to promote your company and ...

Read More

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. ...

Read More

Get the Updated Guide to Human Resources [eBook]

In today’s workplace, the importance of human resources cannot be stressed enough. While advancements in manufacturing technology may be stealing headlines, issues involving ...

Read More

Should I Hire a Consultant? Advantages and Considerations

The thought of hiring a consultant doesn’t always appeal to manufacturing leaders. It’s easy to think, why should I hire an outsider to come in and tell me how to run my business? ...

Read More

How Modern-Day Apprenticeships Can Help Manufacturers Succeed

By now, you’ve probably heard the troubling statistics. IndustryWeek reports that nearly 25% of manufacturing employees are age 55 or older, and many will soon be leaving to enjoy ...

Read More