California is a food manufacturing powerhouse. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, the Golden State has the highest number of food manufacturing plants in the nation—nearly 5,650. To continue to lead the country forward, it’s important that food manufacturers follow best practices when it comes to improving quality; reducing food safety mistakes; utilizing new technologies such as Machine Vision; monitoring consumer trends; and adopting an integrated approach to manufacturing.Read More
On January 20, 2015, the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) held its sixth annual Latino Business Awards luncheon and ceremony at the LA Hotel Downtown. The Latino Business Awards recognize businesses that are setting an example for excellence throughout Los Angeles County. This year two CMTC clients were nominated: San Fernando Valley Pallet Company and Scale 1:1.Read More
Written by: Ellen McKewen, Marketing Manager
Ever wonder what the company right around the corner from you does?
Southern California manufacturers found out when they rubbed elbows and exchanged business opportunities with their neighbors at the most recent Made in CA Open House. The Open House was held on October 24th at Rico D'Addario
Written By: Ellen McKewen, Program Manager for the Made in CA Program of CMTC.
Written by: Michele Nash-Hoff, Guest Blogger
Written by: Emily Carter
As the most highly populated state in the United States, California has a significant impact on the country’s manufacturing sector. The Golden State is home to the nation’s second and sixth largest census statistical areas (Los Angeles Metropolitan Area and San Francisco Bay Area). Additionally, California’s diverse geography ranges from the coastal shores to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Mojave Desert and beyond, creating a varied landscape to sustain varied types of production.