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.

Highlighted Events

Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to network, learn, and share with other area businesses and manufacturers.

Mfg. Summit | June 7, 2022

Information about the 2022 Summit is coming soon!  Be on the lookout for details!

26th Annual Charity Golf Outing | September 30, 2022

On the last Friday of September, manufacturers across northern Michigan gather to support the Manufacturing Technology Academy (MTA) of Traverse City in our annual Manufacturers Charity Golf Outing.

Manufacturing Day | February 4, 2022

The first Friday of February is Manufacturing Day! The GTAMC is excited for another successful year as we look to bring 850 students into 40 different manufacturing facilities. Thank you for your support!

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….

Industry 4.0 Demonstration & Overview

This free, in-person event will provide local industry with the opportunity to experience the NMC Learning Lab firsthand. You will see an overview of the collaboration robot, milling operation, and the integration required to allow them to...

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WTCM Interview – Iron Fish Distillery

Kevin Olds from GTAMC and MMTC and Sarah Anderson from Iron Fish Distillery were interviewed on WTCM by Ron Jolly. If you missed it on the radio, you can listen here: Ron Jolly · Mich Manufacturing Tech. Center and Iron Fish Distillery 4-11-22

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Featured Member: H.B. Carbide Company

WHY CHOOSE H.B. Carbide Company?

We manufacture tungsten carbide custom, altered standard, and standard blanks and preforms, starting from powder through finished ground blanks. Our comprehensive selection of grades and our manufacturing process consistently delivers high-performance, reliable near-net-shaped tools that address specialized customer application challenges across diverse industries. Recognized worldwide as a leading source of tungsten carbide blanks and preforms for cutting tools, we pride ourselves on consistently producing preforms with minimal grindstock to increase productivity and reduce cost.

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.


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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!
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