CMTC Releases Season 7 of Modern Manufacturing Podcast “Shifting Gears”

Torrance, CANovember 17, 2022 – California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) announced the release of Shifting Gears Season Seven. CMTC launched the Shifting Gears podcast last year to help small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) keep up with emerging technologies, regulations, and industry news. CMTC’s commitment to serving California’s SMMs includes providing accurate, relevant, actionable information about key developments and trends in the industry—and, Shifting Gears offers another platform for CMTC to help ensure that SMMs are well-informed so that they can be resilient and competitive in today’s economy.

Last season, Shifting Gears explored government funding opportunities for manufacturers, the current state of employment and competitiveness in California manufacturing, and NIST SP 800-171 requirements. This season deep-dives into a few of California’s biggest manufacturing industries: aerospace & defense, apparel, and food. Shifting Gears host, CMTC Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Gregg Profozich, is joined by subject matter experts to explore each of these three topics. The Season Seven guest list includes two A&D consultants, the President of the California Fashion Association, and a lead trainer on food safety.

Host Gregg Profozich comments, “Season Seven’s guests offer critical insights into how to stay competitive in three key California industries in today’s dynamic and increasingly technological manufacturing environment. We are excited to share this important content!”

Each season of Shifting Gears highlights a variety of manufacturers, consultants, and industry experts and covers a broad range of topics addressing critical opportunities and challenges facing SMMs. All episodes of Shifting Gears can be found on CMTC’s website as well as across all major listening directories like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts.

If you’d like to provide feedback or suggest a topic for an episode, please contact Rachel Miller at or 310-984-0096.




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