Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council
Make Great Things.
The Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council was established to promote long-term thinking, education, and collaboration through people and companies that allow us to make great things in northern Michigan. It’s our mission to support a sustainable and globally competitive manufacturing sector for a stronger economy.
Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to network, learn, and share with other area businesses and manufacturers.
Executive Committee meets on the first Monday of even months to discuss a variety of value adds to manufacturing members and community.
It is time for our third annual Supplier Networking Day hosted by TentCraft! Come network and learn from local suppliers on how to better your manufacturing business in northern Michigan.
On the Third Monday of odd months, the GTAMC meets to collaborate on key issues related to the manufacturing community.
Making an Impact Across the Region
Value Proposition: A strong manufacturing community benefits the economy of northern Michigan. Innovation is spawned by sharing best practices and ideas. Council initiatives will positively impact company operations and/or profitability. Individual relationships developed through Council membership can provide a valuable network to the benefit of member companies as well as companies of the region.
What’s Up? Local Manufacturing News
Grand Traverse Area manufacturing news – Read the latest news and information about local manufacturing across northern Michigan. Learn more about local manufacturing events, education, company news, industry trends and more….
Traverse City, Mich. (May 23, 2018) – Traverse City start-up company Promethient has announced a new strategic partnership with tier one supplier Faurecia. Faurecia, a leading automotive technology company developing solutions for sustainable mobility and smart life...read more
From my position as a board member of the Grand Traverse Economic Development Corporation (GTEDC), I work on developing opportunities to protect and grow our current businesses. Today’s topic is automotive manufacturing, which includes the same digital transformation...read more
“We don’t want to be unintentionally squeezed out in the middle.” This was one take-away from a round-table discussion held on Monday with area manufacturers in response to the proposed steel and aluminum tariffs which may be imposed by President Trump. The...read more
Learn. Network. Grow.
Community Events: Not only does the GTAMC meet regularly to discuss and collaborate on a variety of topics related to manufacturing and business development — but we also partner, sponsor, and promote an assortment of events throughout the area. These meetings and events are a great way to:
- create new relationships
- network with peers
- learn all about the amazing innovation that is taking place throughout northern Michigan
Visit our calendar of events to learn more.
Manufacturing Day in northern Michigan is a celebration of modern manufacturing in our area with the purpose of inspiring greatness in our next generation of manufacturers — and allowing them to see it in action! On this day, local manufacturers open their doors to area public school students in an effort to communicate, educate, and generate excitement about our region’s manufacturing!
Featured Member: TentCraft
TentCraft is the exclusive provider of MASTERTENT™, the world’s only premium custom pop-up tent and tent accessory system designed specifically for the rigors of mobile marketing and promotional events, with superior logo and print capabilities.
Do you have questions or want to learn more about the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council? Please contact us today. We’re always happy to help!