Welcome to CAMC Bill Demmer
Welcome to the Capital Area Manufacturing Council (CAMC) website!  The CAMC is an executive-level driven manufacturing community that works together to improve mid-Michigan's manufacturing competitiveness by addressing and tackling common issues.

If you're a regional business leaders who cares about sharing and learning about ways to help our manufacturing industry improve and transform, we welcome you to join the CAMC!

Bill Demmer, President and CEO of Demmer Corporation and CAMC Chair
CAMC Events

CAMC Workforce Meeting
Join CAMC professionals on September 23 to hear from two industry experts that can help you build a ...

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Regional Collaboration
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.  

CACC & CAMC Partner to Reach Youth 

On October 3 -- National Manufacturing Day -- three CAMC members will welcome high school counselors and STEM teachers into their facilities: Cameron Tool, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions and Gestamp!

In an effort to reach students, the Capital Area Career Center and the Capital Area Manufacturing Council are hosting a manufacturing tour for high school counselors and STEM teachers! Because no matter their aspirations or education level, there are great career opportunities for our kids, right down the street!  

If you’re interested in participating in tours like this in the future, contact CAMC Executive Director Michelle Cordano.

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Welcome Grace&Porta Benefits!
Posted September 02, 2014

Our newest member, Grace&Porta Benefits is a family owned and operated Employee Benefits Insurance Agency. They specialize in providing solutions for employer groups of all sizes by introducing technology, streamlining the benefits administration process, and providing multiple options to choose from. For more information, visit their website at http://www.graceandporta.com
CAMC On-Target Celebration
Posted September 02, 2014

On October 15, CAMC is throwing a party to celebrate how far we have come in just under 2 years! The event will take place at the Demmer Shooting Sports Education and Training Center in Lansing, from 5-9PM. The evening will include dinner, drinks, entertainment by an MSU String Trio and a silent auction (see below). This is a members-only event and is free! In addition, staff will be on duty for those interested in trying out archery or firearms. Keep your eyes peeled for your invitation!

CAMC Silent Auction
CAMC will be holding a silent auction, in conjunction with the CAMC On-Target Celebration, to kick-off a CAMC fundraiser to support a local manufacturing summer camp in 2015 for kids! The camp is designed to introduce kids to an alternative career path in manufacturing, as well as expose them to the great job opportunities with Mid-Michigan manufacturers. The week long day camp is for 6-9 graders and will be held at the Capital Area Career Center.

Please help us support this exciting initiative by donating an item for the silent auction!
  • Send information about your item to Chloe Seymour at Piper & Gold at chloecseymour1@gmail.com
  • Send the actual item to CAMC Executive Director, Michelle Cordano at 2110 South Cedar Street, Lansing, MI 48910.

Career Pathways in Manufacturing by CAMC
Posted May 23, 2014

Check out this video!

CAMC members and Capital Area Career Center (CACC) students worked together to create a video designed to heighten the awareness of great jobs in manufacturing through several different career paths.

Special thanks to CAMC members Cameron Tool, Franchino Mold & Engineering, Niowave and Orchid Orthopedic Solutions. Also, a special thanks to CACC second year New Media students!

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2110 South Cedar
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 492-5588
For more information about the
CAMC, contact Michelle Cordano
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