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SEPTEMBER
2016       
Dear Subscriber:
WELCOME to CMTC's "News for Manufacturers" eNewsletter!
In this issue: Are You Ready for Manufacturing Day; Mayor Garcetti to Launch Export Program;  ISO - 30 Years of Quality; Early Bird Rates Extended for CyberSecurity Summit; OC RMDZ Benefits; Manufacturing Equipment Exemption;  CMTC's ExporTech Program in Los Angeles County; and more!

Industry News

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Oct. 7, 2016
ARE YOU READY FOR MANUFACTURING DAY? 
Even though October 7th is right around the corner, there's still time to determine how you want to participate. We've spoken to several companies that are just now making their plans.  The trick, keep it simple and make it fun for everyone involved, including yourself! Here are some useful tips . . . 
MAYOR GARCETTI'S LAUNCH OF THE CITY'S EXPORT PROGRAM
Los Angeles City Mayor, Eric Garcetti, will deliver the keynote remarks on Wednesday, October 19th, when he launches his new export program: "Taking L.A. to the World: Growing Your Business Through Exports." CMTC is  proud to be a Cooperating Organization for this event.

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CYBERSECURITY SUMMIT FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED MANUFACTURERS
CMTC and CNMI want you and your business to be safe from cyber attacks.  Here's some sobering research on why you should attend this summit:

  • 60% of cyber attacks are on small businesses
  • 21% of manufacturers have suffered a loss of Intellectual Property
  • Only 29% of small businesses know the steps to improve cybersecurity

    Early Bird ticket prices extended to Oct. 3rd!
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MY PERSPECTIVE ON 30 YEARS OF ISO QUALITY
CMTC's Quality Consultant, Eliot Dratch, discusses how the ISO 9001 quality system standard has made more impact in the world of quality improvement than any ANSI, ASTM or other standard, and how it is even more relevant today than it was when it was first published almost 30 years ago.      
ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESSES -
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR RMDZ BENEFITS?
The OC Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ) is comprised of the City of Huntington Beach, Orange, Garden Grove, Stanton, Santa Ana, and the County of Orange. This economic development program is specifically designed for businesses and manufacturers that utilize products that normally would end up in a landfill.  If your business qualifies, you may be eligible for assistance and economic benefits. 
COALITION FOR A PROSPEROUS AMERICA - ECONOMIC SUMMIT
The Economic Summit, to be held October 13th in Aliso Viejo, CA, will review problems and suggest solutions that will accelerate job creation and new investment in the manufacturing sector in Southern California. An impressive list of speakers and panelists will be featured.  

Trade representives for 
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been invited to speak on where the presidential candidates stand on international trade agreements!
DO YOU QUALIFY FOR THE MANUFACTURING AND RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT EQUIPMENT EXEMPTION?
Although this law went into effect in 2014, many of you may not be aware of it.  The law allows qualified businesses to purchase or lease manufacturing or research and development equipment at a reduced sales and use tax rate. Find out if you qualify and what Buyers and Sellers need to do to take advantage of the exemption. 

Spotlight on CMTC

CMTC TO HOST EXPORTECH PROGRAM IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY!
CMTC will host an ExporTech program in Los Angeles County beginning November 17th.  The three ExporTech sessions will be geared specifically toward aerospace and defense manufacturers.  

This program will be funded with Department of Defense OEA assistance. 

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Upcoming Events

CNMI Cybersecurity Summit for Manufacturers
Irvine, CA 
 

October 27, 2016

Event Details


ExporTech
Riverside County - Corona

Oct. 18, 
Nov. 15, Dec. 13, 2016
Event Details

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