Sacramento, Calif. – The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) announced today computer networking manufacturer Shaxon Industries joined the association as its newest member. With 45 years of experience in consumer electronics, we are excited to...
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We’re changing the narrative of the manufacturing industry one story at a time. CMTA’s award-winning storytelling team showcases California’s 30,000 manufacturers by uplifting the voices of our makers. Find industry news and the stories from those “Making California” below.
CMTA Welcomes Two New Associate Members: Love Social Media & Power Inn Alliance
Sacramento, Calif. – The California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) announced today that Love Social Media and Power Inn Alliance joined the nonprofit organization as associate members. I am thrilled to welcome two new associate members; Power Inn...
California’s Aerospace Companies Celebrate Announcement of NASA Naming First Crew Under Artemis
Photo Courtesy: NASASacramento, Ca. - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) and the Aerospace and Defense Alliance of California (ADAC) celebrates the unveiling of the first crew under Artemis II. NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)...
CMTA Announces New Associate Members Advocating for Businesses with Insurance and HR Solutions
Sacramento, CA - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) announced two new associate members today: The Greenspan Co./Adjusters International and Emplicity. “California leads the nation in new businesses started every year....
Solar Module Manufacturer is Expanding in the Sacramento region
Sacramento, CA - In a joint press conference with the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) and the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC), Sacramento-based solar module manufacturer Solar4America announced intentions to expand its presence...
Digital leaders, Adastra, and Veteran Business Enterprise, HSB Solutions, Join CMTA as Associate Members
Sacramento, CA - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) announced today two new associate members, Adastra and HSB Solutions Inc. Both bring essential support to the manufacturing industry through data solutions and business development...
Innovators in Manufacturer Skill Training and Solar Manufacturing Join CMTA as Associate Members
Sacramento, CA - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) today announced two new associate members. The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) brings essential and advanced training to industry professionals, and Solar4America’s...
CMTA Announces New Members Spotlighting an Evolution in Construction, Education, and Transportation
Sacramento, CA - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) today announced three new members: EnergySource Minerals, Mark III Construction, and Voxy. “The essence of the manufacturing industry is active transformation,” said...
Wente Family Estates, America’s Longest Family-Owned & Operated Winery, Joins CMTA as Newest Member
Sacramento, CA - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) today announced Wente Family Estates, America’s longest continuously family-owned and operated winery, as the association’s newest member. Located just 35 miles east of San...
Siemens Mobility, Leading Provider of Transport Solutions, Joins CMTA as Newest Member
Sacramento, CA- The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) today announced Siemens Mobility Inc, a leading provider of transportation solutions, as its newest member. "We are looking forward to partnering with the California Manufacturers &...
2nd Annual Women Making CA Event Celebrates Women in Manufacturing on International Women’s Day
“Women have amazing potential to contribute to the manufacturing industry, but for them to reach that – the opportunities must be provided. Male leaders’ conscious inclusion of diverse women will create an infusion of unique perspectives to the manufacturing industry that will continue to put California at the forefront with their insight, engagement, and inclusion,” said Lance Hastings, CEO & President of CMTA. “We hope this event is a catalyst for important and courageous conversations that must take place throughout our industry as we face the reality that women are still underrepresented, yet integral to our future success.”
- Chief Inspiration Officer of SHE IS CHEVAL, & former “Say Yes to the Dress”designer, CHEVAL
- Fox News White House Correspondent Jacqui Heinrich
- Director of Boeing’s MAF Production Operations Jennifer Boland-Masterson
- Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Membership Manager Kara Mayner
- Communication Expert Karen Laos
“CMTA is dedicated to uplifting female leaders and voices at all levels as we work to change the narrative of the manufacturing industry,” said Ananda Rochita, Vice President of Communications, CMTA. “Women MakingCA was an amazing opportunity for us to recognize the important role that women have played in the success of the manufacturing industry, and to inspire the next generation of women in manufacturing.”
Pamela Kan, President of Bishop-Wisecarver was awarded Manufacturer of the Year, Debra Griffin, MUN CPAs was awarded Service Provider of the Year, and QMP, Inc.was awarded Innovator of the Year.
CMTA remains dedicated to supporting not only women but diverse populations. This past year, the nonprofit organization re-launched its CMTA Foundation to provide scholarships for the next generation.
The California Manufacturers & Technology Association has advocated for pro-growth laws and regulations before the California legislature and administrative agencies since 1918. The total output from manufacturing in California is $300 billion per year, roughly 10 percent of the total economic output of the state. Manufacturers employ 1.3 million Californians paying wages more than $25,000 higher than other non-farm employers in the state. For more information, visit the CMTA website.