Category: Manufacturing

Whitmor/Wirenetics: Old-school lessons still apply today

Whitmor/Wirenetics: Old-school lessons still apply today

Founded in 1958 by Howard Weiss, father of current president Michael Weiss, the company was located originally in North Hollywood, supplying wire products to the then-fledgling aerospace industry. Today the company provides specialty cables to industry leaders Boeing and SpaceX, among many others. But this story isn’t about the founding of the company nor the...

Workshop on 7 stages of growth set for Sept. 28

Workshop on 7 stages of growth set for Sept. 28

Laurie Taylor, founder of FlashPoint! and a business growth specialist, will be the featured speaker at a Business Growth Curve workshop on Sept. 28. The event, Leading Through the Chaos of Growth, is sponsored by Manufacturing Excellence Advisory Boards, and will take place at TPC Valencia from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. “This is a workshop...

Mulholland Citrus Joins Sunkist

Mulholland Citrus Joins Sunkist

Mulholland Citrus, an Orange Cove-based citrus grower-shipper of primarily mandarins, is joining Valencia-based Sunkist Growers, Inc. Projected to pack eight million 5-pound carton equivalents of mandarins annually, Mulholland Citrus will join the network of packing houses that comprise the Sunkist cooperative. Mulholland Citrus will begin packing under the Sunkist brand on Nov. 1 to kick...

Architect and builder William Cloyd Sr. dies at 84

Architect and builder William Cloyd Sr. dies at 84

Noted Santa Clarita architect and homebuilder William C. Cloyd, Sr. died last month at his home on Iron Canyon Road. Cloyd, a driving force in the growth of Sand Canyon for decades, was 84. Born in Kentucky, he moved to California as a boy with his family, and chose architecture as his calling while still...

Aerospace supplier Nasmyth TMF expands to SCV

Aerospace supplier Nasmyth TMF expands to SCV

Nasmyth TMF, provider of metal finishing products and services to the aerospace industry, has expanded its Southern California operations from Burbank to include a new facility in Valencia. The new metal surface treatments facility significantly expands Nasmyth TMF’s “footprint and ability to deliver services to aerospace and defense clients in the USA.” the company said...

Aero Engineering recognized by Lockheed Martin

Aero Engineering recognized by Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has recognized Aero Engineering & Manufacturing Co. of Valencia as among the top performers among its 1,400 suppliers. The award recognizes suppliers holding a 98 percent on-time delivery rating with a 98 percent quality rating. Founded in 1948, Aero Engineering is a parts provider for C-130 Hercules cargo plane, P-3 Orion turboprop...

Fralock Meetings Begin with “Change is Good!”

Fralock Meetings Begin with “Change is Good!”

2017 marks fifty years of operations for Fralock, a growing family-owned and operated business located in the Valencia Commerce Center. Fralock designs, engineers and manufactures specialty components and subassemblies for companies in industries that include aerospace, life science and medical, satellite, and semiconductor equipment. It has not always been an easy ride, and Scott Tucker,...