Additional Resources

Below are links to additional programs and resources available to Bay Area manufacturers and companies.


Bay Area Manufacturing Careers

Bay Area Manufacturing Careers is a comprehensive resource website that helps companies and jobseekers find information about Bay Area manufacturing, including a list of all community college manufacturing programs in the region.

Heroes MAKE America

The Manufacturing Institute created the Heroes MAKE America program in an effort to build a pipeline from military to manufacturing careers for transitioning service members. It is a full-time, 10-week career skills program.

Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day® is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers and occurs on the first Friday in October.  Visit for resources to get involved.

Careers/Workforce Development


Recycling/Waste Management


Manex Consulting

Manex has a $1 million contract for Employment Training Panel (ETP) funding to help Northern California manufacturing businesses. Eligible companies can use these ETP funds towards training programs including Lean Manufacturing, FSMA Compliance & Food Safety, ISO Training and more.

Small Business Administration 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) helps businesses find funding, including grants for research and development and grants for exporting.



StopWaste offers companies and institutions in Alameda County free help to lower operating costs, increase efficiency, and protect the environment through recycling improvements.

Santa Clara County CESQG Program

Businesses that generate small quantities of hazardous waste may qualify to use the Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) program through the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program.


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