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
Spartan Motors Breaks New Ground
On April 19, 2016, CAMC Member Spartan Motors held a groundbreaking ceremony on their campus in Charlotte to celebrate their $5.5 million investment in a new 85,000 square foot truck assembly plant that will manufacture Isuzu's new F-Series trucks. Executive leadership from Spartan Motors and Isuzu attended the event, as well as state and local officials.
Congratulations KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob
KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob, was selected for two 2016 Michigan Works! Impact Awards! The Impact Awards recognize significant economic accomplishments within our communities and showcase the impact of newly created jobs, transformational training and effective talent pipeline development.
The first award recognized KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob for adding new positions, in partnership with Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) and expanding talent opportunities locally.
The second award recognized an individual - Cindy Disbrow - who took advantage of the resources available at CAMW!, and landed a great job with KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob! Watch a great video about her story!
The Impact Awards were presented at a ceremony on April 27 at the Anderson House Office Building Mackinac Room in Lansing, where they were honored by Lawmakers for their achievements!
Eckhart Launches FlexCheck
Eckhart has launched a new quality process control solution called FlexCheck for production lines that need safe, affordable, and automated multi-point vision inspection. FlexCheck combines a vision system and a collaborative robot to create a turnkey solution that can supplement or replace operator-based quality inspection and eliminates the need for traditional robotic safeguarding or a large footprint.