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Customer Successes, Tax Credits, Events, Manufacturing Questionnaire
Customer Successes, Tax Credits, Events, Manufacturing Questionnaire
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APRIL 2016       
WELCOME to CMTC's "News for Manufacturers" enewsletter!
Important Reminder to Manufacturers: On Thursday, March 31st, we sent out an email requesting that you complete our 2016 Questionnaire for Manufacturers. The Questionnaire is brief (12 questions) and your responses will remain anonymous. Our goal is to get your input on how CMTC can create better value for you. For those of you who have already sent us your responses, we sincerely appreciate your feedback!
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Customer Highlight

ULTRAGLAS, INC. FULFILLS $7.3 MILLION EXPORT CONTRACT
CMTC would like to recognize UltraGlas for their tremendous efforts in obtaining a very large export contract to produce decorative and functional glass panels to clad and illuminate the façade of a huge, new hospital in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The long path to contract signing was assisted by CMTC.
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Industry News

5TH ANNUAL MANUFACTURERS' SUMMIT OF THE INLAND EMPIRE 
Presented by the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire, this event will be held on Tuesday, April 26th at the Ontario Convention Center. CMTC will be attending this event as a Gold Sponsor and will also be exhibiting. Make sure you stop by, visit our booth, and say hello to the CMTC personnel who will be on hand throughout the event. See you there!
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APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE SAN DIEGO METROCONNECT PRIZE
World Trade Center San Diego is now accepting applications for the MetroConnect Prize. MetroConnect provides 15 San Diego Companies $10,000 each in matching funds to cover 50% of the costs associated with a company's next step in going global. The application period closes May 2, 2016. Finalists will be notified by May 20, 2016. 
 
    
THE R&D TAX CREDIT: ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
Did you know that the R&D tax credit provides an estimated $10 billion in annual tax savings for U.S. companies and that manufacturers make up the largest amount of credit claims? However, many manufacturers don't realize that they qualify. And now, with the changes to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act that went into effect in 2016, even more manufacturers are eligible for these benefits.   
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Made in CA Program News

ALEX MACHINING HELPS BRING GRAVITY CHOPSTICKS TO LIFE
Gravity Chopsticks are the newest generation of chopsticks.  You may not have heard about them just yet as Dang Tran, the inventor, is currently in the process of getting Kickstarter funding to mass produce his product. CMTC's client and Made in CA program member, Alex Machining was involved in almost every aspect of the design, material, machining and plating of Gravity Chopsticks. Congratulations to Alex Buenrostro and his staff at Alex Machining for helping to bring this new innovative product to life!
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Upcoming Events
Upcoming ExporTech Sessions --New Dates!

LA County - Santa Fe Springs 

May 11, June 8, July 13

 
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Other Events

90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast
May 3, 2016

Spotlight
on CMTC  
Leverage Employment Training Funds to Offset Costs of your Training Programs 

CMTC has partnered with the California Employment Training Panel (ETP) to offset the cost of bringing high quality, customized, on-site training to manufacturing facilities. Find out about our training programs. 
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Video
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"Small Manufacturing and the Importance of MEP"

CMTC is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center in California that works with small and mid-sized manufacturers to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money.

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