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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STTF Information Session

For the past few years, the state of Michigan has approved $10-20 million for the Skilled Trades Training...

CAMC Board Meeting

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

Member Spotlight

MMC Spotlight: Peckham, Inc.
This month, Peckham's video was featured as part of the CAMC Michigan Manufacturing Connect campaign!  This unique initiative in partnership with WLNS-TV6 was developed to promote manufacturing careers. 

Their 60-second spot was embedded into the regular WLNS (CBS network) and WLAJ (ABC network) news programing to draw attention to the manufacturer of the week and Michigan Manufacturing Connect campaign. 


MMC Spotlight: Capital Steel & Wire
Capital Steel & Wire's video also rode the airwaves this month as one of CAMC's Michigan Manufacturing Connect (MMC) spotlight! Check out their video and all the CAMC member videos on MichiganMC.com

In addition to the 60-second videos, 15- and 30-second spots will drive traffic to the MMC website and WLNS website! 

Manufacturing is Back!




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CAMC Comp & Benefits Survey!
Posted June 07, 2016

The new and improved CAMC Compensation & Benefits Survey is ready for CAMC member input!

This important survey gathers information about both wages and other components of compensation including time off, retirement plans, insurance plans and other benefits. Some characteristics of business practices in each company are also collected, including operational schedules, cost of living adjustments, and recent and anticipated wage and salary increases.

The deadline for submission is July 1, 2016.

Welcome GSE!
Posted May 24, 2016

GSE Machining & Fabrication, Inc offers turnkey industrial automation solutions. With 35,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing with a 40' High Bay, and 20 Ton Crane, GSE is able to handle a wide range of projects. Services include:
  • CNC Machine Tool Integration
  • Robot Integration
  • 3D Equipment design (SolidWorks)
  • CNC Programming & Machining services
  • Machine controls design and build
  • PLC Programming to include Rockwell and Siemens
  • System integration and start-up
For more information, visit the GSE website!

Job Fair Attracts 300!
Posted May 20, 2016

CAMC partnered with the Capital Area Michigan Works! to host a Manufacturing Job Fair on May 17. A total of 300 job seekers attended this event, along with 16 employers! A wide variety of applicants attended the job fair with employers calling for Machine Operators, Engineers, Shipping/Receiving Clerks, Maintenance Technicians and General Labor.

Participating CAMC members: Chassix, Capital Steel & Wire, Demmer, Eckhart, Emergent BioSolutions, KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob, Niowave, Roberts Sinto, Spartan Motors and Cameron Tool.


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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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