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, meaningful agendas at bi-monthly member meetings and industry tours. If you're a leader in the manufacturing community, we invite you to join! - Chris Turner, President of F.C. Mason, and CAMC Chair  

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CAMC Board Meeting

Develop agendas/programs for meetings, provide counsel to executive director, establish committees and...

CAMC Workforce Meeting

Focus on workforce issues such as compensation, employee engagement, training and utilizing regional...

CAMC Executive Meeting

Presentations from experts in areas of interest, CAMC members’ best practices and utilizing regional...

Member Spotlight


CAMC's Michigan Manufacturing Connect campaign is going strong! Dowding Industries will be highlighted this month! Check out their new video.

To recap, Emergent BioSolutions and Alro Steel were highlighted in May, followed by Capital Steel & Wire and Peckham in June.  This month, MMC will feature Neogen (video coming soon!) and Dowding Industries.  

Remember to visit the MichiganMC.com micro-site, which WLNS continues to update, to view all partner spots. WLNS has also added quick links to the MMC YouTube and Facebook pages! 

Local manufacturers do make a difference!





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Nominate A Manufacturing Talent Champion!
Posted July 14, 2016

The Manufacturing Talent Champion award distinguishes the extraordinary contributions of individuals who have gone above and beyond in partnering with Michigan manufacturers to address the critical need for skilled workers. This award acknowledges the importance of collaborative partnerships among diverse groups.

Nominate a deserving individual for the 2016 Manufacturing Talent Champion Award.Use the online nomination form and complete the application. Submit with a letter of recommendation from a manufacturer by July 29, 2016.

Questions may be directed to MMA's Sarah Pytel at 517-487-8521 orpytel@mimfg.org.

MSU Senior Design Projects Needed
Posted July 15, 2016

The MSU Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department is in the process of soliciting ideas for Senior Design projects for the 2016/17 academic year. If you have an engineering design problem that needs some creative young engineers, contact Luke E. Resse, PH.D. Associate Professor, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University. View a list of prior projects and descriptions.
MFG Day 2016
Posted July 06, 2016

CAMC is planning multiple tours in Mid-Michigan to celebrate National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on October 7, 2016. Our goal is to expose 500 students and school officials to the strong manufacturing community in Mid-Michigan!

We have several schools and manufacturers committed to date, including 12 CAMC Members: Alro Steel (Potterville), Cameron Tool, Capital Steel & Wire, Dakkota, Eckhart, Emergent BioSolutions, Franchino Mold and Engineering, GSE Machining and Fabrication, IMPCO, Niowave, Peckham, RSDC, Spartan Motors, and Triton Industries.

For more information, and updates regarding this event, check out the Manufacturing Day webpage!


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CAMC Message Board
Share your insights/issues and best practices with other CAMC members!  Simply log in to the CAMC website, scroll to the bottom of the page, click on “Message Boards.”

Membership Directory
Log in to search the CAMC membership directory to gain access to contact information for peer-to-peer consulting. 

CAMC's Michigan Manufacturing Connect
Check out CAMC's communications campaign in 2015 -- Michigan Manufacturing Connect.  Enjoy 17 unique and high-quality videos that are designed to educate our community on the great jobs that are available in the manufacturing industry, right here in Mid-Michigan!

Michigan Manufacturing Cluster Workforce Analysis
This report analyzes several labor market measures including employment concentration, trends, and forecasts; key occupations; education program completers; and workforce demographics. 

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