Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies - Making It In California
Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry

We advance global competitiveness and innovation for advanced manufacturing companies that are

Making it in California

More than ever, advanced manufacturing companies need a partner that can help them solve operational, personnel and technical challenges. The Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is a California Community Colleges-based team of advanced technology experts that deliver innovative and customized solutions.

We offer:

  • Technology education and deployment
  • Manufacturing training
  • Workforce and business development consulting services

Talk with us about how a CACT can help propel your business forward. Contact us today.

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Employment Training Panel Approves Over $7.9M to Support Statewide Training for California Workers

Approved by the Panel for $1,260,646 in Employment Training Funds, the El Camino CACT's comprehensive training program is customizable to meet the needs of both large and small employers in the manufacturing industry.   Learn more

Top 10 reasons to tap a CACT:

  1. Greater profitability and improved quality
  2. Increased productivity and reduced waste
  3. High-performance employees
  4. Improved employee safety and reduced hazards
  5. Access to advanced technology
  6. Low- or no-cost services due to leveraged public sector funding
  7. Our experts make it easy for you
  8. College-approved curriculum and excellent training expertise
  9. Unbiased professional evaluation
  10. A better return on your workforce investment
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