CAMPS has an ongoing series of Programs and Initiatives. These programs and initiatives are designed to begin with the research and investigation of markets, opportunities, and solutions that are impacting the whole membership or of significant interest to members. It is important to understand that the priorities of these programs may change over time.
Program – in the CAMPS context, a program is a planned set of activities around a specific purpose, with procedures, a scheduled group of activities, and a defined outcome. Programs are designed as solutions to meet a manufacturing need.
Initiative – in the CAMPS context, an initiative is a process to investigate or research an idea that is designed to determine if the ideas warrants the efforts and will yield the results to gain program status.