CMTC Press Releases

Press Releases


Despite COVID’s Upheaval, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting’s (CMTC) Clients Continued to Boost Revenues, Cost Savings


CMTC Announces Parts & Components Sourcing Service to Help CA Manufacturers Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions


CMTC Delivers Employee Training to Fire
& Rescue Equipment Manufacturer to Help with Company’s Growth


CMTC Helps LED Lighting Array Manufacturer Increase Sales with Customized Marketing Program


CMTC Helps Beverage Manufacturer Relaunch Their Company with Business Coaching Program


CMTC Releases Season 3 of Modern Manufacturing Podcast “Shifting Gears”


CMTC Helps Machinery & Equipment Manufacturer Grow Their Business with Lead Generation Program


CMTC Helps Apparel Accessories Manufacturer Increase Sales with Strategic Marketing Plan


CMTC Helps X-Ray System Manufacturer Increase Throughput and Improve Communication & Team Skills with Lean Manufacturing Training


CMTC Helps Resistor Manufacturer Select & Implement a New ERP System for Improved Operations


CMTC Helps Food Manufacturer Increase Sales with Improved Packaging Design


CMTC Helps Machine Shop Improve Operations with Lean Training


CMTC Helps Duct Cleaning Company Grow Their Business With HR, Sales, & Marketing Training


CMTC Releases Season 2 of Modern Manufacturing Podcast “Shifting Gears”


CMTC Helps Optical Instrument Manufacturer Streamline Procedures
& Retain Revenues through Additive Manufacturing


CMTC Assistance Credited with Apparel Manufacturer’s Survival Through Pandemic-Related Closures


CMTC Launches “HR Boot Camp” Training Program to Help CA Manufacturers Navigate the Evolving HR Landscape


CMTC Launches New Podcast “Shifting Gears” Spotlighting the Modern World of Manufacturing


CMTC's California's Manufacturing Network Welcomes 16 New Partners
to Help Support CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19


CMTC Announces New Program to Help California Manufacturers Through COVID-19


Artech Industries: Leader in the Manufacturing and Delivery of High Quality Load Cells Achieves Its Strategic Growth Objectives


Woman-Owned Business has Over 40 Years of Experience in Delivering High Precision CNC Machined Parts


Local Ontario, CA Veteran Owned Small Business Implements Lean Culture to Manage Grow


SFMade and CMTC Join Forces to Advance Bay Area Urban Manufacturing


Local El Monte Manufacturer Uses State-of-the-Art Technology to Create A Smart Manufacturing Facility


Local El Cajon Manufacturer Featured in National Case Study


CMTC Supports Manufacturers, Facilities and Colleges as They Open Their Doors for National Manufacturing Day on October 4, 2019


CMTC and its Made in California Program Partners with the Santa Cruz SBDC in an Innovative Technology and Acquisition of Capital Seminar


California Manufacturing Technology Consulting Joins the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership to Assist Manufacturers in the Region

6/6/19 CMTC Partners with SBDC Regional Offices to Offer a Series of Innovative Technology and Access to Capital Seminars  View

CMTC – California’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center – Announces that Patrick Billiter will lead the Organization in the Roles of Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Treasurer and Secretary


North Bay Food Industry Group and CMTC Join Forces to Provide Assistance to Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers in North Bay Counties


Manufacturers Open Their Doors for 
National Manufacturing Day on October 5, 2018


CMTC Expands its “California’s Manufacturing Network” Resources to Serve More Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers


CMTC and Its California’s Manufacturing Network Expands Capabilities to Include Advanced Robotics and Automation (ARA) Consulting for California Manufacturers


CMTC Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Gregg Profozich Named to the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Regional Collaboratives Council


CMTC Forms “California’s Manufacturing Network” to Support Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers Throughout California



CMTC Client Advisor Michael Vargas Named to the Top 75 Executives in Energy Management



CMTC Partners with Leading Veterans and Manufacturing Organizations to Train California Veterans for New Careers in Advanced Manufacturing



CMTC Client Advisor Kathleen Webber Named as a Top 100 Finalist in the San Diego Business Women of the Year Awards



LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Encourages Students to “Make Things” at LA Trade-Tech Manufacturing Day Event



State Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva Presents Proclamation to CMTC in Honor of Manufacturing Day 2017



CMTC Assists in Program to Train Homeless Veterans in the Use of 3D Printers to Gain Needed Job Skills



Three CMTC Clients Tour Mexicali with Aerospace Delegation



CMTC Client UltraGlas Awarded Prestigious Export Achievement Award



CMTC Expands Popular Made in California Program Statewide



CMTC® Provides Staffing to Support NextFlex - the Manufacturing USA Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics


 11/2/16 State of California’s Employment Training Panel Awards CMTC a Contract Worth $950,000 to Train 850 Manufacturing Employees  View
 11/1/16 CMTC Assists Local Oceanside Manufacturer in Its Success Story of Growth and Workforce Expansion  View
 10/28/16 CMTC Assists Manufacturer in Increasing Sales, Reducing Waste and Training Skilled Workers  View

CMTC Adds Additive Manufacturing to Its Stable of Services


California Organizations and Manufacturers Participate in 177 Manufacturing Day Events

5-04-16 CMTC Clients Receive Prestigious Export Achievement Awards at
90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast
10/09/15 CMTC Applauds the 107 Southern California Organizations that Participated in Manufacturing Day View
09/16/15 CMTC Supports Manufacturers and Educators for National Manufacturing Day View
04/06/15 CMTC Adds Gregg Profozich as Director of Next Generation Strategy (NGS) Programs View
03/02/15 CMTC Client Highlighted in American Manufacturing Heroes Video View
12/15/14 CMTC Selected to Receive Grant Funds to Pilot a B2B Network for Manufacturers View
9/25/14 CMTC Supports Manufacturers Set to Celebrate National Manufacturing Day View 
8/22/14 Axonom and CMTC Team Up to Offer Comprehensive Technology and Services for Southern California's Manufacturers View
8/14/14 Local CMTC Client Included in Recent White House Report View 
6/11/14 CMTC Launches New Peer Council Groups for Manufacturers View 
6/9/14 CNMI Convenes "Advanced Manufacturing Outlook 2014" at USC Davidson Conference Center View 
4/2/14 California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) Receives Federal Grant to Assist Small Manufacturers with Technology View 
10/4/13 Next Generation Manufacturing Study Reveals Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturers to Excel View 
10/3/13 Manufacturers, Facilities and Colleges Open Their Doors for National Manufacturing Day on October 4th View 
8/7/13 Next Generation Manufacturing Survey Provides Comparative Manufacturing Data to California Manufacturers View 
7/22/13 CMTC Continues to Expand the San Diego Team with the Addition of Daniel McKeon View
4/23/13 CMTC Adds Kathleen Webber to Assist Manufacturers With Strategic Business Solutions in the San Diego Region View
4/05/13 CMTC Adds Robert Gilson to Staff to Assist Manufacturers with Strategy and Business Processes View
3/18/13 CMTC and MANEX Gain Local Congressional Support for Additive Manufacturing Forum on March 20th in Livermore, CA View
2/27/13 CMTC and MANEX Promote New Additive Manufacturing Forum at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory View
2/26/13 CMTC Adds Jim Reese to Support Energy and Environmental Initiatives with Manufacturers View
1/28/13 Made in California Program Hits 250 Participants View
12/10/12 CMTC and Orange County WIB Partner to Help Manufacturers Secure Over 260 Jobs, Increase Sales by Nearly $7 Million View
10/22/12 Over 100 Central Valley Manufacturers and Leaders Attend 2nd Annual Fall Conference for Manufacturers View
10/03/12 CA Manufacturers, Facilities and Colleges Open Their Doors for National Manufacturing Day on October 5th View
09/27/12 CMTC Adds New Position to Stimulate Manufacturing Growth View
06/22/12 CMTC's Made in California Program Continues to Grow with over 175 Participating Manufacturers View
05/07/12 CMTC Adds New Position to Focus on Growing Manufacturing Exports View
04/30/12 CMTC Offers Last Chance for Manufacturers to Attend the Next Generation Rail SupplyChain Forum View
02/27/12 Federal, Local Partners Launch Initiative to Increase Sustainable Manufacturing in Southern California View
02/07/12 Caltrans Acting Director Malcolm Dougherty, Joins DOT Secretary Ray LaHood at the Next Generation Rail Supply Chain Forum in Sacramento View
01/31/12 DOT Secretary Ray LaHood to Speak at the Next Generation Rail Supply Chain Forum in Sacramento View
01/17/12 Next Generation Rail Supply Chain Forum Scheduled to Generate Business Opportunities for California Manufacturers View
12/14/11 CMTC Launches New 'Made in California' Program for Southern California Manufacturers View
10/26/11 National Manufacturing Study Reveals New Trends, Steps for Success Announced CMTC View
09/08/11 CMTC Appoints James Watson as New President and CEO View
09/01/11 CMTC Announces a New Export Exchange Collaborative to Assist Southern California Manufacturers with Export Efforts View
06/28/11 CMTC Uses Private, Public Partnerships To Create New Jobs View
06/23/11 Chemical Company Accelerates Growth with CMTC Assistance View
06/14/11 Chemical Company Increases Competitiveness And Business Using CMTC Services View
05/16/11 Accurate Dial & Nameplate Retains 20 Jobs, Creates Three New Positions with WIB and CMTC Assistance View
05/13/11 Local Chemical Distributor Achieves Success with Fourth Quality Certification through CMTC Assistance View
05/03/11 Manufacturer of Fine Bakery Products Ramps up Production and Adds Jobs Using CMTC Services View
04/27/11 CMTC’s Defense Market Advantage® Service Enhances Manufacturers Ability to Bid on Defense Opportunities View
04/07/11 Conference on Sustainability and Growth Sponsored by CMTC, SASSFA and County of Los Angeles WIB View
04/05/11 CMTC Services Impact Over 2600 Manufacturing Jobs View
04/05/11 CMTC Assists Centerpoint Manufacturing Achieve AS9100 Certification View
03/17/11 Hydro Tek Systems Retains Employees with Assistance from CMTC and San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board View
03/02/11 CMTC Forges Partnership with Dale Carnegie to Expand
Service Offerings to Manufacturers
02/28/11 A&R Tarpaulins Holds Graduation Ceremony after Completing Layoff Aversion Program through CMTC Training View
01/20/11 Local Plating Company Uses CMTC to Increase Their Competitiveness in a Changing Economy View
12/07/10 CMTC Awarded SDSDC Exemplary Small Business Program Initiative Award View
11/29/10 CMTC Helps Manufacturers Retain Over 2,500 Jobs During Economic Downturn View
11/10/10 Local CMTC Consultant Nominated For Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award View
10/25/10 Applied Powdercoat Holds Graduation Ceremony After Completing ETP Training using CMTC Services View
10/25/10 Ten Manufacturing Companies Helped by CMTC in Orange County View
10/11/10 CMTC Leadership Summit a Big Draw for Aerospace and Defense Suppliers View
09/28/10 CMTC Hosts Leadership Summit for Aerospace and Defense Suppliers to be held on October 6, 2010 View
09/22/10 625 California Manufacturers Find Success in a Tough Economy View
09/09/10 31 California Manufacturers Benefit from New Defense Work View
07/27/10 CMTC Helps Manufacturers Retain Over 2,500 Jobs and $302M in Sales Despite Economic Downturn View
07/15/10 Manufacturers Indicate Production Improvements with CMTC Assistance Connected to Adding Jobs View
06/29/10 Miles Chemical Receives ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Certifications through CMTC Assistance View
06/09/10 Dramm and Echter Inc. Makes Long-Term Improvements Using the CMTC Change Management Process View
04/29/10 Dicronite ® Southwest Receives AS9100 Certification with CMTC Assistance View
04/23/10 California Manufacturers Report $365M in Sales, With 2,492 Jobs Retained from CMTC Services View
04/20/10 CMTC Partners with Local Workforce Investment Boards to Hold Upcoming Workshops for Southern California Manufacturers View
03/22/10 Survey Shows Over 750 Southern California Manufacturers Increase Competitiveness with CMTC Assistance View
03/17/10 Miles Chemical Receives Responsible Distribution Process (RDP) Verification through CMTC Support View
03/15/10 Five Local Workforce Investment Boards Award CMTC Contracts for Job Creation & Retention Initiative in Southern California View
03/10/10 CMTC Defense Parts DirectSM Program Opens Door for 25 California companies to expand work with the DOD View

Rep Jimmy Panetta tours Corbin Motors

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Left to right: Representative Jimmy Panetta,
Corbin Motors Works President, Chaini Pangali, Ph.D.,
Corbin Motor Works COO, Steve Wollenberg,
Corbin Motor Works CEO, Mike Corbin

Congressman McKeon visits Marathon Industries

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Left to right: James Watson, President & CEO of CMTC,
Chad Hess, President of Marathon Industries,
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon and John Anderson, Director of Industry Consulting at CMTC

Congresswoman Janice Hahn at Hi-Shear Technology for the CMTC Roundtable

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Left to right: James Watson, President & CEO of CMTC,
Roz Samia of CMTC,
Congresswoman Janice Hahn
and David K. Shingledecker,
President of Hi-Shear Technology.