Successful Strategies For Competing In A Low-Cost Manufacturing World
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Successful Strategies For Competing In A Low-Cost Manufacturing World

GARDENA, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Aug. 19, 2005— Successful Strategies for Competing in a Low-Cost Manufacturing World, a seminar jointly produced by California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), 360vu and DLK will identify successful strategies that owners and operators of small U.S. manufacturing companies can use to compete effectively with low-cost producer nations like China.

The seminar will be held:
         Thursday, October 6, 2005
         7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
         The Pacific Palms Resort
         One Industry Hills Parkway
         Industry Hills, CA 91744

Cost of the seminar is $89 and it is open to the public.

In this global market where low-cost countries are gaining market share in manufacturing, some U.S. companies are not just surviving but actually thriving. What's their formula?

Through a mix of internationally recognized speakers including U.S. Manufacturing Czar, Assistant Commerce Secretary, Al Frink and a panel of successful manufacturers, we share key insights from our latest round of global research. Learn why some companies are highly successful when competing with low-cost regions.

You'll not only get the big picture on low-cost manufacturing around the world, you'll also learn strategies for competing smarter in your world. This session includes a particular focus on competing through product innovation and speed-to-market. Specifically, you will:

-- Understand why China and other low-cost regions are emerging as threats

-- Discover 9 proven strategies successful companies use to compete effectively with low-cost manufacturers and explore the combination of strategies that might work best for you

-- Learn how adaptive companies have the best chance for long term success

-- See successful examples of companies competing through product innovation and speed-to-market

For more information and to reserve space at this popular 360vu seminar, call Sunny Lopez at (310) 263-3009.


A private, nonprofit corporation, CMTC was established in 1992 to provide high value consulting services to California's high tech and traditional small and medium-size manufacturer to increase their competitive advantage through improved methods of management and manufacturing. Today, through its seven regional teams, CMTC provides consulting services in the practice areas of Strategic Business, Lean Enterprise, Information Technology, Quality and Supply Chain Management. CMTC's regional teams cover Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Orange County, Ventura/Santa Barbara County, the San Fernando/San Gabriel Valley, the San Joaquin Valley and San Diego/Imperial County. For more information, visit


DKM Inc., in business in Los Angeles since 1990, provides best business practice consulting to mid-market manufacturing companies in the areas of IT, operations, finance, customer service and supply chain management. DKM encourages the use of standard ERP, CRM and SCM functionality, as found in leading mid-market solutions like MAPICS, Syteline and, to help companies achieve superior results. DKM's clients include Semtech, Senior Aerospace, Transdigm Industries, and Goodrich Corporation. For more information, please visit

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)
Chris Allen, 310-263-3018

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