Welcome to CAMC
The Capital Area Manufacturing Council (CAMC) is an important business alliance in Mid-Michigan, represented by manufacturing executives and HR professionals.  A CAMC membership offers many benefits, such as increased knowledge of industries best practices by networking with innovative and forward-thinking peers, collaborated training efforts, outreach to Michigan’s youth, access to area experts, meaningful agendas at bi-monthly member meetings and industry tours. 
If you're a leader in the manufacturing community, we invite you to join! 
 
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CAMC All Member Meeting
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CAMC Michigan Manufacturing Connect

CAMC is pleased to partner with WLNS-TV6 to develop and implement a regional awareness and communications strategy to promote manufacturing careers -- CAMC Michigan Manufacturing Connect!   The multi-media campaign is a subsidized, co-operative program that will feature several local manufacturers and one local school district -- on air and online -- in an engaging and entertaining program within the local news over the next twelve months. 
  1. Alro Steel, Potterville
  2. Asahi Kasei Plastics, Fowlerville
  3. Cameron Tool, Lansing 
  4. Demmer Corporation, Lansing
  5. Dowding Industries, Eaton Rapids
  6. Franchino Mold & Engineering, Lansing
  7. Gestamp, Mason
  8. Ingham ISD
  9. RSDC, Holt
  10. Spartan Motors, Charlotte
Each company will “own” a news day, once a quarter, with one-minute spots embedded into the regular WLNS (CBS network) and WLAJ (ABC network) news programing.  In addition, forty promotional spots will be aired, leading up to the news day, to draw attention to the manufacturer of the week and Michigan Manufacturing Connect campaign. 

Online components of the campaign include three Facebook posts, targeted display ads on WLNS.com and the MMC Resource Microsite. In total, each company will receive 50,000 impressions from online media. 





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In the News!
Posted February 24, 2015

Brad Rusthoven, Franchino Mold & Engineering HR Manager, and CAMC Executive Director Michelle Cordano were featured in an article on February 11 in the Detroit News! The article talks about the Governor's proposal to increase funding for career technical education by 75%, including:
  • $20 Million for Skilled Trades Training Fund next year
  • $17.8 million to expand an initiative that allows students to get a HS diploma and technical education in 5 years
  • $36 million for enhanced college and career planning
This is great news for manufacturers!

 
Welcome Gerdau Steel!
Posted January 22, 2015

Gerdau Steel has joined CAMC! Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with worldclass steel manufacturing mills in Michigan, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio.
The local facility in Lansing, Gerdau Special Steel Downstream division, specializes in heat treating services for cut metal blanks and customer supplied forgings and castings. They offer numerous metal processing capabilities including annealing, spheroidizing, normalizing, quench and temper and stress relieving as well as other value added services.

 
Welcome Metalist International!
Posted January 22, 2015

Metalist International has joined CAMC! For over 50 years Metalist International, Inc. has served manufacturing as the "press experts." They work on presses, everything from replacement parts to complete rebuilds and remanufactures. They are large enough to handle your biggest press, upsetter or hammer but small enough to customize to meet your individual needs. They can put you on a preventive maintenance program to help you avoid machinery problems or respond to your emergency lightning fast to reduce downtime.
 
CAMC Members Secure 352K in STTF Funds!
Posted November 18, 2014

Congratulations to the following CAMC members who will be receiving funds from the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) over the next 6 months to train their workforce: Cameron Tool, Franchino Mold & Engineering, Peckham, Gestamp, Roberts Sinto & Sandmold, Niowave, RSDC and Spartan Motors!

Together they will utilize over $352,000 in STTF funds to support critical classroom and customized training for 153 current employees and 142 new employees.

 
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2110 South Cedar
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 492-5588
For more information about the
CAMC, contact Michelle Cordano
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