CAMC's National Manufacturing Day's Initiative was a HUGE Success!
On October 3 -- National Manufacturing Day -- three CAMC members opened their doors to welcome high school counselors and STEM teachers into their facilities: Cameron Tool, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions and Gestamp!
This event was a great success! Each manufacturer made the attendees feel welcome and created presentations with them in mind. In addition, the partnership with the Capital Area Career Center was a perfect example of what collaboration should look like! Together the CAMC and the CACC created an event that can be a replicated each year and in other counties.
Because no matter their aspirations or education level, there are great career opportunities for our kids, right down the street!
Recently CAMC member, Niowave, contributed a letter of appreciation to Governor Rick Snyder on behalf of our important alliance!
The Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) industry councils, such as the Capital Area Manufacturing Council (CAMC), are a great example of regional collaboration.
At a CAMC meeting early this year, Spartan Motors VP of Operations Ken Turner made a presentation about the capabilities and markets that Spartan Motors serves. Our President, Dr. Terry Grimm, was at that meeting and saw an opportunity to parter…read full letter.
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Posted October 24, 2014
APE is looking for someone who is an expert in wiring industrial controls. They have been getting some mixed signals on some equipment they are building and would like someone who could advise them, specifically, UL 508 Electric Panel expertise. Contact CAMC Executive Director at email@example.com to connect and advice this fellow member!
Posted October 24, 2014
CAMC held an event at the Demmer Shooting, Sports, Education & Training Center on October 15 to celebrate the comeback of this important business alliance! The evening included a delicious dinner, a talented String Trio from Michigan State University, staffed archery and firearms ranges, and a silent auction - where we raised $725 for a kids' manufacturing summer camp in 2015.
In addition, a special recognition was also made to Bill Demmer for having the vision and determination to bring back the CAMC! See pictures on CAMC's Facebook page.
Posted October 15, 2014
One again, Governor Snyder has recommended and the Legislative has supported the creation of the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) program for FY 2015. The STTF provides competitive awards for the development and implementation of employer responsive training that will enhance talent incomes, productivity, and employment retention, while increasing the quality and competitiveness of Michigan's businesses.
Several CAMC members have already submitted their applications and a handful are putting the final touches on their applications. As of 10/20/14, $4 Million was left...so it's not too late to find out if your company could benefit from these training funds! For more information, contact Michelle Cordano, CAMC Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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