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CMTC Helps George T. Hall Company with Lean, Quality and IT Services

CMTC Helps George T. Hall Company with Lean, Quality and IT Services

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) has played a pivotal role in boosting the business of control solutions provider George T. Hall by delivering Lean, Quality, and Information Technology services. This collaboration has transformed George T. Hall's operations, leading to increased productivity, certifications, and substantial cost savings.

CMTC's collaboration with George T. Hall resulted in several significant outcomes. George T. Hall expanded its workforce, doubling service demand and estimated increased sales of $1.5 million, along with cost savings exceeding $2.5 million. Capital investments of $1.9 million were made to enhance products, equipment, information systems, software, training, and other resources.

The need for operational enhancements drove the partnership between CMTC and George T. Hall, overcoming pandemic-related setbacks and strategic growth during a challenging business environment.

George T. Hall, founded in 1932, started as a small distributor and has evolved into a full-service control solutions provider. The company operates in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, renewable energy, mining, and wastewater, serving clients across California and beyond. George T. Hall initially faced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, causing a slowdown in its business growth.

Recognizing the need for strategic improvements, the company engaged with CMTC in June 2020. The key areas of focus included Lean and continuous improvement, quality management systems, and the implementation of a new ERP system, Acumatica. Implementing Acumatica ERP system replaced multiple disparate systems, improving productivity and visibility. The company achieved ISO 9001 certification and was recognized as one of 2023's Best Places to Work in Orange County. These efforts aimed to streamline processes, enhance productivity, and provide unified access to critical information.

George T. Hall's transformative journey, facilitated by CMTC's services, underscores the value of strategic improvements in business operations. The company's achievements, including certifications, workforce expansion, increased sales, and cost savings, reflect the positive impact of these enhancements on its overall performance and competitiveness.

About CMTC

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to delivering technical support, workforce development, and consulting expertise to small and medium-sized manufacturers across California. CMTC's operations are conducted through various cooperative arrangements with both federal and state government entities, most notably with the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a department within the Commerce sector, specifically for the State of California.


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