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  

CAMC Events


Capital Area Michigan Works! 2015 Annual Dinner

CAMC Member KIRCHHOFF Van Rob will share their story of successfully working with CAMW! and the Capital...

Member Spotlight

Six CAMC Members Recognized!
Six CAMC members were recognized for their contributions to CAMC and Mid-Michigan manufacturing!  The first two winners were selected by their peers - via a CAMC poll -- in recognition of excellent leadership and commitment to the CAMC.

CAMC Executive of the Year – Kelly Preston, President of Capital Steel & Wire
CAMC Workforce Professional of the Year, Brad Rusthoven, HR Manager of Franchino Mold & Engineering
In addition, four CAMC members were selected to be recognized by CAMC Partners!

CAMW! Workforce Champion - Cameron Tool - for developing a world class workforce through outreach, apprenticeships and collaboration.
LCC's Partner of the Year - Roberts Sinto - for continued investment in mid-Michigan’s economy and community through leadership and education.
Taking the LEAP Award - Niowave - in recognition of innovation in advance manufacturing and a strong commitment to the Lansing Region.
MMTC Business Excellence Award - Peckham - In recognition of their dedication to the manufacturing community and commitment to continuous improvement.  

The event was sponsored by HRU Technical Resources, Lansing Community College, MMTC, Lansing Regional Chamber and CAPTRUST. Check out all the pictures from the event on CAMC Facebook! 


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Michigan Manufacturing Connect
Posted November 12, 2015

Is your company interested in participating in the next round of CAMC's Michigan Manufacturing Connect (MMC)? The first round produced 17 unique and impactful videos that have been seen on WLNS, WLAJ, WLNS.COM, MMC Facebook, CAMC Facebook and our own website at www.michiganmc.com.

The most recent video was shared on the Pure Michigan Talent Connect Facebook page and received over 12,000 views!

Local manufactures do make a difference!
Please contact me to sign up for the next round.

Thank you for the Manufacturing Tours!
Posted October 30, 2015

Several CAMC members opened their doors to Middle & High School Counselors, STEM teachers and junior and high school students in honor of National Manufacturing Day! A total of 108 teachers, counselors and students took advantage of these great events!

Thank you Demmer Corporation, Peckham, IMPCO, Franchino Mold & Engineering, Eckhart & Associates, Dowding Industries and Alro Steel! Also, thanks to our partners in the event: Ingham ISD, Clinton RESA and Eaton RESA!

Local manufacturers DO make a difference! See some pictures on CAMC's Facebook page!

Welcome Dakkota!
Posted October 30, 2015

CAMC Welcomes new CAMC member Dakkota Integrated Systems! Dakkota is a joint venture established in 2001 between majority partner Rush Group LLC and Magna International Inc., manages the complete assembly and sequencing of integrated automotive interiors for original equipment manufacturers.
CAMC's Annual Wage Report
Posted August 28, 2015

CAMC's Annual Wage and Compensation Report is hot off the presses! This coveted report gathers wage information, as well as other components of compensation including time off, retirement plans, insurance plans, shift premiums, recent and anticipated wage increases and more.

Twenty-nine local manufacturers participated in the survey! CAMC Members receive the report for free. All others, contact Michelle Cordano to purchase a copy.


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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. 

Job Candidates
CAMC’s partner for recruitment, HRU Technical Resources, regularly posts summaries of great candidates in the mid-Michigan area. Log in and click on "file archives" to see a sampling of what HRU has to offer!

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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