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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

Drinkme Beverages has a New Look!

Reported Year
In 2014, Drinkme smoothies were sold through retail outlets across the U.S., including Whole Foods. When the company’s co-packer abruptly filed Chapter 11, Drinkme was unable to fulfill purchase orders from larger retailers. Following a challenging five-year period during which Ms. Paganalli stopped production and developed new production and

Jax & Bones Grows their Business by 200%

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Jax & Bones had experienced a growth trajectory since the company was founded in 2004, but the COVID-19 pandemic created significant challenges that resulted in revenue losses for the company. The owner reached out to CMTC, part of the MEP National Network™, for help with refocusing the company’s goals and streamlining processes in order to regain

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Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 14, 2023