Did you know? You could receive a federal tax credit incentive of up to $9,600 for hiring certain employees. The California Employment Development Department has a unique program called the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), designed to promote the employment of individuals in certain target groups and incentivize employers who hire them. This is a…

Have you heard of CMTC’s Made in California Program? This free program from CMTC is a fantastic opportunity for you if your facilities and processes are located in California. It was designed to help showcase the contributions of California’s manufacturers and raise awareness of products manufactured in our home state.  Why highlight your Golden State…

GMI Wins Two Items At Butte County Fair Auction Last month, we provided some insight into our Buyer’s Club, a GMI initiative aimed at encouraging the manufacturers of tomorrow by bidding on their handcrafted items at events like The Butte County Fair.  We’re so pleased to share the combined efforts of our members’ donations with…

Your technology should be as good as your process When you think about fresh, fun websites, manufacturing is…probably not what comes top of mind right away.  But we’re here to tell you today: it should be. Your website should be as modern as you are. As forward-thinking industry leaders, your website should reflect the progressive…

Peer-to-peer support helped manufacturers overcome challenges throughout the pandemic, but they’re also integral for resuming growth across the manufacturing industry in today’s recovering economy. When it comes to networking with fellow business leaders, now is the time to get involved. There’s unbounded potential for problem-solving when you team up with motivated, like-minded professionals What Is…

As technology continues to advance, the possibilities for business expand. When it comes to the manufacturing industry in particular, technology streamlines company processes to maximize profit and build sustainable, long-term growth strategies.  At the dawn of its development, technology may have seemed complicated and not worth the effort required to integrate into already structured systems;…

Join us for the summer’s kickoff networking event with some great food, a special guest speaker, and the opportunity to build meaningful new connections! What: GMI Summer Kickoff MixerDate: Wednesday, June 22ndTime: 5:30 – 6:30 PM Where: Casa Ramos, 247 N Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988RSVP: Email John Dahlgren at JDahlgren@GrowManufacturing.comGuest Speaker: Jeffrey Berlin, e-Mission…

Did you know: 79% of companies with high-performing supply chains see greater than average revenue growth in their same industry? A smooth-running supply chain makes for a smoothly-sailing business in the field of manufacturing. Having what you need, when you need it, is a cornerstone of efficient production. Thanks to California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, a…

One of the most challenging aspects in the manufacturing industry is well-known to all of those working in the space: the ability to find and keep skilled labor. After the COVID-19 pandemic, hiring has been harder than ever. Thankfully, many like GMI have joined forces over the years to create resources for employers and employees…

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