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Manufacturing Links

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting is a non-profit consulting company whose mission is to create solutions for the improvement of our customers' performance by fostering innovation and sharing knowledge.

Best Manufacturing Practices
The Best Manufacturing Practices Program was created in 1985 to help businesses identify, research, and promote exceptional manufacturing practices, methods, and procedures. Its objective is to empower defense and commercial customers to operate at a higher level of efficiency and effectiveness.

Manufacturing Day
Manufacturing Day addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is - and what it isn’t.

Manufacturing is Cool
Enables students to explore exciting, challenging and interesting careers in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Leadership Summit
The Manufacturing Leadership Summit mission is to enable chief executives and their leadership teams to collaborate and debate with like minded peers to identify and outline tomorrow's strategies and to create winning companies for the future.

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
A nonprofit, member-based consortium, the organization’s objective is to drive the global competitiveness of North American Manufacturers through collaboration, innovation, and advanced technologies.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is an international professional society dedicated to serving its members and the manufacturing community through the advancement of professionalism, knowledge, and learning.

The Manufacturing Institute
The Manufacturing Institute is a Washington, DC-based organization dedicated to improving and expanding manufacturing in the United States.