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Manufacturing & Product Development Resources


  1. Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing External link opens in new window or tab.
  2. American Welding Society External link opens in new window or tab. (AWS)
  3. Association for Manufacturing Excellence External link opens in new window or tab. (AME)
  4. Association for Career and Technical Education External link opens in new window or tab.
  5. California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs External link opens in new window or tab.
  6. California Department of Industrial Relations Apprenticeship External link opens in new window or tab.
  7. California Industrial and Technology Education Association External link opens in new window or tab. (CITEA)
    Umbrella organization for industrial and technology education educators and workforce partners in California.
  8. California Independent Petroleum Association External link opens in new window or tab. (CIPA)
  9. Casting Associations External link opens in new window or tab.
  10. Center for Chemical Process Safety External link opens in new window or tab. (CCPS)
  11. Centers for Applied Competitive Technology External link opens in new window or tab. (CACT)
    CACT assists California manufacturers to compete in a global economy.
  12. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council External link opens in new window or tab.
    Assisting business, labor, education and students to understand what skills and knowledge are needed to be successful in the workplace.
  13. Metal Treating Institute External link opens in new window or tab.
  14. National Association of Manufacturers External link opens in new window or tab.
  15. National Tooling and Machining Association External link opens in new window or tab. (NTMA)
  16. National Council for Advanced Manufacturing External link opens in new window or tab. (NACFAM)
  17. National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. External link opens in new window or tab.
    Formed in 1995, to develop national skill standards into programs in 24 occupational areas and levels. Includes skills standards, credentialing program, and certification program.
  18. Precision Metalforming Association External link opens in new window or tab.
  19. Society of Manufacturing Engineers External link opens in new window or tab. (SME)
  20. U.S. Department of Education Vocational Education External link opens in new window or tab.
  21. U.S. Department of Education Career Technical Education External link opens in new window or tab.
  22. Vocational Technical Education (VTECS) Career Cluster Framework External link opens in new window or tab.
Questions: Michelle Oliveira | moliveira@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0675 
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