Manufacturing Maker Bill Seeking Help in Emergencies Gets Positive Nod in Veto Message

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Oct. 19, 2021

Unfortunately one of CMTA’s “MFG Maker” bills AB 1036 (by Assm. Eduardo Garcia) was vetoed in the closing days of session but it came with insight into the Governor’s interest in advancing manufacturing.  The bill, a borne initiative from the pandemic, would have created two new loan programs for manufacturers during and after declarations of Californ ... » More

The Impact & Importance of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Oct. 19, 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers recently studied the pharmaceutical industry's direct impact on the broader economy and reported their findings in a report, "Ensuring a Healthy Future: The impact and importance of pharmaceutical manufacturing".  The economic impacts created in the industry's long supply chains are perhaps even more dramatic than you thin ... » More

CMTA WEBINARS-- Modernize Your Facilities and Optimize Your Operations & Workforce

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Oct. 19, 2021

ARE YOUR SUPPLIER AND CUSTOMER DIGITAL PAYMENTS SAFE? October 26 at 11 a.m. to noon 81 percent of U.S. organizations were subject to payment fraud in 2019. To help our members with an evolving and at times uncertain world of digital payment collection, CMTA has partnered with Paymerang to help make your manufacturing operations secure and efficient. Paymerang presenters will foc ... » More

Manufacturing flagship bill is here!

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, March 5, 2021

CMTA's flagship legislation has arrived. Our ultimate Manufacturing "Maker" bill, AB 904 by Assemblymember Tim Grayson, seeks a more competitive environment by requiring a manufacturing exempiton from California's existing $5 million equipment and R&D tax credit cap. For decades the driving engine of California's economy has been manufacturing. Fueled by t ... » More