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Food Manufacturing: How To Keep California Leading the Way

Posted by Steven Brand

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.

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Topics: Made in CA, Food Manufacturing

Congratulations to our Latino Business Award Finalists!

Posted by Ellen McKewen

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

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

SoCal Manufacturers Catch the Spirit of Made in California

Posted by Carrie Pittman

Southern California manufacturers experienced another great Made in CA Open House at Twisted Manzanita Spirits & Ales on April 29, 2014 in Santee, CA.  A total of 48 attendees representing 31 different manufacturers and organizations attended the event. 

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Topics: Made in CA, Made in California

The Cure for Holiday Shopping Stress – Gifts Made in CA!

Posted by Carrie Pittman

Written by: Ellen McKewen, Marketing Manager

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

Made in California Manufacturers Make Connections

Posted by Carrie Pittman

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 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

Enjoy California Made Products These Last Dog Days of Summer

Posted by Carrie Pittman

Written By:  Ellen McKewen, Program Manager for the Made in CA Program of CMTC.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

Manufacturing in the Golden State - Making California Thrive

Posted by Carrie Pittman

Written by:  Michele Nash-Hoff, Guest Blogger

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

Buy American Made Products This Holiday Season

Posted by Carrie Pittman

Written by: Emily Carter

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

The State of Manufacturing in California

Posted by Ellen McKewen

 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.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA