CMTC July 2021 Webinars

CMTC offers manufacturing resources and monthly webinars on topics of interest to businesses and educators.

In July, CMTC offers:

July 15 – 11:00am – What Manufacturers Need to Know About Workers’ Comp & Risk Management in Today’s Market During this webinar, Poms and Associates’ Executive Vice President Chris Poveromo and Senior Claims Analyst Eddy Canavan cover best practices for implementing effective workers’ compensation programs and discuss how to plan for controlling costs; managing claims; and saving employers time, money, and hassles.

July 21 – 11:00am Quality 505: Quality Foundations for Manufacturers During this webinar, CMTC Quality Practice Lead Eliot Dratch will discuss concepts that will help you increase your manufacturing agility.

July 27 – 1:00pm Guidance on Revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards During this webinar, experts will be providing clarification on the most current information available from Cal/OSHA regarding their Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Standards. We will discuss: 1. Relaxing workplace safety rules for vaccinated people 2. Face Coverings 3. The status of the Temporary Emergency Standards

Register and learn more at the CMTC website.

CMTC Offers Manufacturing Workshops in June 2021

CMTC offers many seminars in addition to its other services that provide valuable information for manufacturers and educators. The following are an example of what’s available in June:

June 2 — 11AM CMTC: CADENCE Program Webinar: Wearable Flexible Hybrid Electronics for Defense Applications

June 8 — 11AM CMTC: Quality 502: How To Achieve Operations Excellence on Your Shop Floor

June 9 — 11AM CMTC: Artificial Intelligence in Vision | Catalyst Connection

June 23 — 11AM CMTC: Industrial vs. Collaborative Robots | Catalyst Connection

Edu2Mfg Newsletter for May 2021

In the May 2021 newsletter, find out about the new SVMA manufacturing apprenticeship, Autodesk design challenge, Sierra College Mechatronics training for employers and the results of the manufacturing career fair. This edition includes other information on college grants, new certificate in Manufacturing Technology at Folsom Lake College and professional development opportunities.

Read the Edu2Mfg May 2021 newsletter.

Sierra College Delivers Employer Training

Since 2003, Sierra College Training & Development has customized employer training to develop manufacturing employees’ skills and increase productivity. Businesses that train staff report increased efficiency as well as retention of skilled workers. During COVID, online training is available by making contact through the Sierra College Training website.

CMTC February 2021 Webinars

CMTC is offering the following webinars in February:

Feb. 16 – 10:30 AM CMTC Strategies for Infectious Disease Prevention

Feb. 17 – 10:30 AM CMTC How Conformal Cooling Technology Can Improve Injection Molding Productivity

Feb. 18 — 10 AM CMTC Pivoting to New Products

Feb. 23 — 11 AM CMTC Quality 502: Planning Operations Excellence on Your Shop Floor

CMTC Upcoming January 2021 Webinars for Manufacturers

10 Steps to Developing the Right Succession or Transition Plan for You
January 12th @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT – Register
Prepare for an eventual transition or succession, whether it is to a family member, management, or a third-party buyer.

Strategies for Infectious Disease Prevention
January 20th @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT – Register
Learn about the measures employers should take now to protect their manufacturing workforce in the future.

Quality 501: Roadmap to Becoming a Premium Supplier
January 26th @ 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT – Register
Discover the key points that large customers typically demand from their lower-tier suppliers before advancing their status to “Premium Supplier.”

CMTC Food and Beverage & Smart Manufacturing Webinars

Improving Food & Beverage Inspection with Automated Machine Vision

December 8 at 10:30 – 11:30 AM PT

Find out how machine vision can help Food & Beverage manufacturers gain real, measurable metrics.

Register now 

Smart Manufacturing Playbook: The First Steps for Implementation

December 17 a 10:30 – 11:30 AM PT

Learn how to implement smart manufacturing with just enough technology to yield results.

Register now 

CA Mobility Center Connects Employers to Interns

In partnership with the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Initiative (SVMI) and other community organizations, the CA Mobility Center is piloting a Career Pathways Program in electric mobility and manufacturing and seeks employers to offer internships. 

Thanks to the City of Sacramento and CARES Act, funding is currently available to offset the cost of the program. These costs include technical assistance for employers and intern salaries. The internships are expected to be a minimum of 120 hours. Interns will be ready for placement as early as November.

The program provides students with job-readiness and basic technical training for electric mobility and manufacturing occupations as well as an internship.

More information for employers here.

Mitigating COVID-19 – CMTC Webinar for Manufacturers Nov. 18

CMTC is presenting “Top Strategies for Mitigating COVID-19’s Toll on the Economy

During this Nov. 18 webinar, CMTC answers –

What exactly is happening with manufacturing across the state?

And, how do we prepare for what comes next?

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) staff economists will offer guidance to California manufacturers in mitigating COVID-19’s toll, provide an expert outlook on COVID-19’s impact on California manufacturing; and, CMTC will offer mitigation strategies for how to offset the harm done by this pandemic. Register now. 

Advanced Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Offered in Sacramento

The Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Initiative (SVMI) is partnering with the Charles A. Jones (CAJ) Career and Education Center in Sacramento to offer a Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship program. The first session starts November 5 and is a 90 hour program held over five weeks. Seven sessions will run from January through September 2021. Currently they plan remote education followed with lab work when it is allowed.

Participants register with both CAJ and Cal Jobs, a process that can take 2-4 weeks. The cost is $500 and that is refunded by Cal Jobs in proportion with attendance. Look at the CAJ Catalog section about the pre-apprenticeship.

Learn more at the Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center website; it is a public adult school operated by the Sacramento City Unified School District. Below are the planned topics:

  • Intro to Advanced Manufacturing
  • Additive Processes
  • Subtractive Processes
  • Forming Processes
  • Joining Processes
  • Soft Products, Sewing, Textiles
  • Surface Finishing Processes
  • Manufacturing Support Systems
  • Manufacturing Safety
  • Use of Basic Hand Tools &
  • Components and Terminology
  • Critical Thinking and Proper
  • Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways