Why CMTA?

We fight for manufacturers.

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CMTA is the go-to for everything manufacturing. We filter all the information, so you don’t have to, and provide you with what “You Need to Know.” CMTA members receive access to trusted advisers and exclusive services that directly help manufacturers stay competitive so they can continue to manufacture in California.

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Advocacy

Our professional staff has decades of experience advocating for and against bills and regulations that matter to you. Hundreds of manufacturers, large, medium, and small, depend on us to protect their interests. 

  • Engage with statewide leaders on manufacturing issues
  • Shape competitive policy by participating in our policy committees. Learn more here
  • Provide input on regulatory reform
  • Receive critical updates and alerts on legislative information, manufacturing data, and weekly messages from CMTA’s CEO

Employment Training Funds & Certification Programs

  • Receive funds for training your employees through the Employment Training Panel (ETP) partnership with CMTA
  • Receive up to five free licenses through Peak Performance’s Employee Safety Program
  • Train your employees with a variety of safety, workplace harassment, and diversity, equity and inclusion training courses with a special offer for CMTA members from Peak Performance. 
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Marketing Benefits

  • Access to an award-winning storytelling team to build your company’s portfolio and brand through videos, photos, social media content and content-strategy meetings
  • Inclusive promotions on Sacramento’s ABC News affiliate, ABC10
  • Your company featured in CMTA newsletters, website and on social media
  • Access to our job board
  • Sponsorship opportunities. Learn more here

Money Saving Programs

  • Receive a discount on your Worker’s Comp Insurance when you become a CMTA member and receive an additional discount on your Worker’s Comp Insurance when you enroll in CompScience AI technology to lower the risk of injury in the workplace
  • Access to the National Association of Manufactures’ Workplace for supply chain needs
  • Access to CMTA’s conference room. Learn more here
  • Opportunities for tax credits
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California Aerospace Day

California Aerospace Museum 3200 Freedom Park Dr, McClellan Park, California, United States

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of California's brightest minds in the aerospace industry on June 5, 2024! Spend the day at the California Aerospace Museum, learning from the best while recognizing the hard work and dedication of the scientists, engineers, and innovators who have made all of this possible. Free Rides to the Aerospace Museum of California CMTA is providing a $45 Lyft credit to get you from the Capitol to the Aerospace Museum of California on June 5, 2024. Use code: "JUNE5CAD" in the payment section of Lyft to activate the credit. The Lyft code is active from 11 AM to 6:30 PM on June 5. The code is only valid to and from the Capitol and the Aerospace Museum of California. Register here. Agenda 12:00 PM | Registration and Exhibits Open 1:00 PM | Opening Remarks with Co-Hosts & NASA Astronaut Michael S. Hopkins 1:45 PM | STEM/Workforce Development Panel - The Future of Aerospace is Here in California - Moderator: Assem. Juan Alanis (AD 22) 2:45 PM | Climate Change Technologies/Sustainability Future Panel - Moderator: Sen. Josh Newman (SD 29) 3:45 PM | Innovation and Technology Panel - The Path to Space Exploration is through California - […]

Navigating a New Era of Manufacturing: Harnessing AI in the Industry

Unlock the future potential of your manufacturing capabilities with Dr. Chetan Gupta of Hitachi Digital Services Register Here In the rapidly evolving landscape of manufacturing, staying competitive means embracing innovation. Join CMTA for an exclusive webinar presented by Hitachi Digital Services, where Hitachi R&D’s head of AI research, Dr. Chetan Gupta, will explore the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on manufacturing. Discover how AI is already transforming the industry through predictive maintenance, quality control, energy management, process optimization, and material informatics. Understand how AI can be used as a transformational tool for your operations. Learn how to identify high-impact use cases, craft a winning proof of concept, and set measurable success criteria to confidently kick-start your AI journey. Don't miss this chance to discover and harness AI to build a strategic roadmap for your business. Lead your team into a new era of manufacturing excellence by reserving your FREE spot today.

CMTA Board of Directors Meeting

Kimpton Sawyer Hotel 500 J Street, Sacramento, CA, United States

Join us on June 26, 2024, in Sacramento for the CMTA Board of Directors Meeting. Sponsorship Opportunities

Top 16: Coolest Thing Made in California Contest

It's time to narrow down the playing field. Go to CoolestThingCalifornia.com to vote for your favorite California-made product for the 2nd annual Coolest Thing Made in California Contest hosted by CMTA.

Top 8: Coolest Thing Made in California Contest

It's time to narrow down the playing field. Go to CoolestThingCalifornia.com to vote for your favorite California-made product for the 2nd annual Coolest Thing Made in California Contest hosted by CMTA.

Top 4: Coolest Thing Made in California Contest

It's time to narrow down the playing field. Go to CoolestThingCalifornia.com to vote for your favorite California-made product for the 2nd annual Coolest Thing Made in California Contest hosted by CMTA.

3rd Annual CMTA Foundation Golf Tournament

Rancho Murieta Country Club 7000 Alameda Drive, Rancho Murieta, CA, United States

The 3rd Annual CMTA Research & Education Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 14th, at the Rancho Murieta Country Club. This event is to raise funds for scholarships for the next generation to pursue a career in the manufacturing industry. Register Here   https://youtu.be/AlrAZa7yNVo?feature=shared

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