CMTA to Visit North State

On May 29 the first-ever contingent of California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) staff, including lobbyists, will share their efforts on behalf of California manufacturers, as well as listen to local manufacturers, on the most pressing manufacturing issues:
• California’s proposed zero-emission economy and manufacturing
• Rebuilding the next generation of manufacturing workers
• California’s drought and long-term solutions for industry
• Competitive tax policy
Please join the Grow Manufacturing Initiative in welcoming the CMTA’s new president Dorothy Rothrock to the North State:
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 11:45 – 1:30
Place: Butte Creek Country Club, Chico, Ca.
RSVP required by May 26, 2015:
Hosted by: PG&E, Allevity HR & Payroll, Tri Counties Bank, and Northern Rural Training & Employment Consortium (NoRTEC)
Joining President Rothrock will be Gino DiCaro, VP of Communications; Rob Sanger, Manager of Training Programs; Michael Shaw, VP of Government Relations; Nicole Rice, lobbyist (workforce issues, tax) and Mike Rogge, lobbyist (environmental issues). In addition to the lunch with manufacturers, the CMTA team will tour local manufacturers.
“This is an opportunity for manufacturers to voice their opinions and issues on public policy to our manufacturing future in the state”    — Bill Gaines, Transfer Flow
About CMTA — The California Manufacturers & Technology Association has advocated for pro-growth laws and regulations before the California legislature and administrative agencies since 1918. Total output from manufacturing in California is $230 billion per year, 10 percent of the total economic output of the state. Manufacturers employ 1.2 million California workers paying wages more than $25,000 higher than other non-farm employers in the state.
About Grow Manufacturing Initiative – Grow Manufacturing is an industry-driven initiative to promote local manufacturing excellence in the North State, with a focus on connecting North State Manufacturers and Suppliers through the directory, promoting manufacturing training and education, supporting local high schools and vocational programs, increasing awareness of the importance of manufacturing in the economy and assisting local manufacturers on issues critical to their operational success in their local communities. The Grow Manufacturing initiative is supported by PG&E, manufacturers, suppliers, resource agencies, local businesses and is managed by Northern Rural Training & Employment Consortium’s (NoRTEC) nonprofit.