Strategic Partnerships Make a Difference

SJVMA works closely with manufacturing industry supporting partners to strengthen our regional manufacturing companies and the education-to-workforce ecosystem.

SJVMA is a proud member of California’s Manufacturing Network.

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) offers a wide range of expertise and resources to grow your manufacturing company. From cybersecurity to lean manufacturing and specialized training, CMTC is an invaluable resource for the manufacturing industry.

For more information about CMTC, please contact Craig SchartonClient Advisor for Fresno, Central Valley and Central Coast.

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The Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board (FRWDB) works closely with SJVMA in developing regional workforce resources. FRWDB’s Business Services Center (BSC) offers a variety of no-cost services for local businesses, such as a one stop business referral system Fresno4Biz, confidential HR Hotline, and a manufacturing consultant to assist manufacturers with their business and workforce needs.

For more information, contact:
Erik Cherkaski, Business Services Manager
Shawna Glazener, Business & Workforce Consultant

cmta_logo.pngThe California Manufacturers & Technology Association (formerly the California Manufacturers Association) works to improve and enhance a strong business climate for California’s 30,000 manufacturing, processing and technology based companies. Since 1918, CMTA has worked with state government to develop balanced laws, effective regulations and sound public policies to stimulate economic growth and create new jobs while safeguarding the state’s environmental resources. CMTA represents 400 businesses from the entire manufacturing community — an economic sector that generates more than $230 billion every year and employs more than 1.2 million Californians.

SJVMA is an organizational member of Bizfed, who brings together associations and employers, large and small — to share information, expertise, connections and research.

BizFed members use that knowledge to bring a united message to policy makers that is impossible to ignore.

nam-logo.pngThe National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.

leadingedge.pngNAM Leading Edge SmartBrief is just part of the NAM’s new additional focus on business and operational expertise in manufacturing. This daily e-news is produced by our team of editors who cull articles from across the sector and globe to bring you content that helps keep you in the loop. It available for free to you and every member on your team.

MossAdams_Logo.pngMoss Adams has been a significant supporter of SJVMA and offers many valuable services catered specifically to the manufacturing and food and beverage processing industries.

The City of Fresno is a key supporter of SJVMA and its incentives. City leadership supports manufacturing in the Valley with multiple different incentive programs and loan programs for business owners.