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California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)

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Utilizing staff expertise and collaborative partnerships, CMTC enhances operational performance and productivity, drives new product development, market expansion, and technology adoption for California’s manufacturers. CMTC serves the unique needs and challenges of small and medium-sized manufacturers through a broad array of services which improve the top and bottom line.

CMTC exclusively serves small and medium-sized manufacturers who represent 94% of the manufacturers in California and create 90% of the sector’s job growth. These are high paying jobs with each creating an additional 3 to 5 non-manufacturing jobs that also contribute to the California economy.

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Leader of California’s Manufacturing Network

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To facilitate access to services and expand outreach, CMTC formed and leads California’s Manufacturing Network. The Network provides a broad range of technical assistance services and resources in urban and rural regions throughout California. It is a collaboration of more than 25 manufacturing-focused partners who assist CMTC in delivering a statewide Manufacturing Extension Partnership program.

California’s Manufacturing Network serves more than 1,200 manufacturers annually, generating significant positive financial impacts for our clients and for the public good in California.  The Network measures its performance via third party administered client surveys which quantify satisfaction and impact.

Success Stories

EnviroKinetics Attains ISO 9001 Certification and Increases Sales

Report Year
2020
Key customers informed EnviroKinetics that they require ISO 9001 certification to continue to receiving orders from them. EnviroKinetics recognized that it lacked the internal resources to put processes and procedures in place to implement a quality management system compliant to ISO 9001 efficiently and effectively. In order to minimize disruption

Artech Industries Inc, Grows their Business through a Sales & Marketing Campaign

Report Year
2020
Recent events have negatively impacted Artech’s ability to achieve its strategic growth objectives. For the last three years, revenue had been trending downwards and customer consolidation has decreased its customer base. In addition, increased global competition, increasing costs for metals, challenging supply chain issues and a lack of in-house

Sales & Marketing Program Opens Pathways to New Opportunities to Grow the Business

Report Year
2020
For some years Metzer Farms experienced only minor increases in revenue and wanted to accelerate sales growth via its ecommerce website. Metzer had started to lose online market share to larger competitors with better resources and superior positioning in major search engines. The seasonal nature of their business added further challenges in

"We appreciate CMTC’s knowledge of the industry, unbiased advice and their responsiveness.”

—Rex Ridenoure, CEO

Created March 18, 2019, Updated June 2, 2020