A network of commitment dedicated to California’s manufacturing success.
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Butte Community College The Training Place
Center for Economic Development at California State University, Chico
Grow Manufacturing Initiative
Fresno Business Council
San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance (SJVMA)
The PDC of Glendale Community College
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
El Camino College Center for Customized Training
San Bernardino County Community College District
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) is part of a statewide network of economic development agencies which provide business assistance and attraction programs, economic research, economic and policy analysis, and public policy leadership; and is considered an expert in economic and business development that can directly benefit manufacturers.
LAEDC’s services include technical assistance, location and relocation services, educational workshops, as well as information regarding state tax credit programs and other resources available to businesses.
The Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC) is a consortium of 11 Northern California Counties established to address the needs of job seekers and businesses in the region which supports a diverse economy, including manufacturing and agriculture. NoRTEC is the host organization for the Grow Manufacturing Initiative (GMI) and together they work to build a stronger manufacturing sector through alignment of industry needs with education and workforce strategies.
GMI assists emerging and existing manufacturers by providing information & referrals to resources, supporting networking events and organizing the annual North State Manufacturing Expo. GMI also coordinates with educators to train teachers on current technology, contributes to the development of curriculum for 8th – 12th grade students and organizes student tours of manufacturing plants.
Since 1993 the Fresno Business Council has been a steward leader and collaborator with scores of local, regional and state entities which are focusing efforts on creating economic prosperity for individuals and businesses throughout the San Joaquin Valley. In 2016 the Council championed the development of the San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance (SJVMA) and is the host organization for SJVMA.
SJVMA works closely with business organizations, educational institutions, government and manufacturing companies to build a globally competitive workforce, create manufacturing excellence in the region, positively impact all levels of education and be an advocate for manufacturing in the region. SJMA provides information, resources; conducts meetings; organizes an annual manufacturing summit; connects employers with contract education training, and actively supports the growth of internships and apprenticeship programs.
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