The Center for Economic Development (CED) has served as a partner of California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) since 2016. Through this partnership, the CED is tasked with leveraging funding from CMTC to provide services to emerging and existing manufacturers in California. Specifically, CED is currently involved in outreach to North State food and beverage manufacturers to provide one-on-one technical assistance in the areas of food safety regulatory compliance, targeted marketing assistance, and loan preparation services.
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) is affiliated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and is part of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. The MEP Program contains 60 centers across the U.S. to serve the manufacturing community. Quarterly surveys ensure full accountability and a performance scorecard of certified value for our customers. MEP is a federally-funded effort to develop and deploy technology, management, and technical expertise for improving the competitiveness of manufacturing for small and medium-sized companies.