News & Insights

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. 

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

Webinar presented by Hitachi Digital Services and Dr. Chetan Gupta, head of AI research at Hitachi Sacramento, Calif. – The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) hosted an exclusive webinar on the evolving landscape of the manufacturing...

Silicon Valley Solar Startup Tandem PV Joins CMTA

Sacramento, Calif. – The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) welcomed Tandem PV, an innovative solar energy startup, to the organization today. The Silicon Valley startup is leading the charge to develop and commercialize a more powerful and...

Digital Consultancy Firm Hitachi Digital Services Joins CMTA

Sacramento, Calif. – The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) welcomed Hitachi Digital Services to the organization today. Hitachi Digital Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., is an edge-to-core digital consultancy and...

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As Seen on TV: California-Made Gift Guide

Dec 6, 2023

As Seen on TV – Need some gift-giving inspiration? Find California-made gift ideas for your friends, family, and loved ones here. 

Blue Diamond Almonds | Manufactured in Sacramento, CA
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OV Cornhole | Manufactured in El Dorado, CA
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Brandini Toffee | Manufactured in Palm Springs, CA
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Kauer Guitars | Manufactured in Elk Grove, CA
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Cowgirl Creamery Cheese | Manufactured in Marin & Sonoma Counties
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CastleWare Baby | Manufactured in Los Angeles, CA
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Block and Bowl | Manufactured in Sacramento, CA
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Pirdie Golf | Manufactured in San Diego, CA
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Dink USA | Manufactured in Paso Robles, CA
Custom Pickleball Paddles
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About CMTA

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 CMTA’s website.

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