Category: Technology

City’s broadband feasibility study enters second phase

City’s broadband feasibility study enters second phase

In September, the City of Santa Clarita embarked on a Broadband Feasibility Study to examine broadband availability and access for business, and the related needs and policies surrounding wireless and fiber infrastructure in Santa Clarita. As part of this study, which is being conducted by Magellan Advisors, the City is asking business owners to participate in anonline survey that...

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...

SCV startup Your Village offers online parenting tips

SCV startup Your Village offers online parenting tips

As she pursued her master’s degree in psychology five years ago, Erin Royer-Asrilant knew she wanted to help provide parents with tools to do the best possible job raising their children, but found the prospect of one-on-one counselling too limiting. That was the genesis of Your Village, which offers parenting coaching and advice through online...

Google Startup Grind comes to Santa Clarita

Google Startup Grind comes to Santa Clarita

Loot Crate co-founder and chief experience officer Matthew Arevalo was the featured guest at the first Google Startup Grind in Santa Clarita, held Sept. 12. “At Startup Grind, we believe in making friends, not contacts,” said James McKinney, vice president of strategic growth at Status Not Quo, a Santa Clarita-based marketing firm, which is hosting...

From cartridges to the cloud, Image 2000 marks a quarter century

From cartridges to the cloud, Image 2000 marks a quarter century

Image 2000, a document services company in business for 25 years and based in Santa Clarita for a year, is thriving amid the evolution from paper to pixels. Based in the Valencia Industrial Center, the company has 140 employees, including close to 60 at its headquarters on Huntington Lane near Avenue Stanford. The company also...

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...

Lockheed Martin recognizes Aero Engineering

Lockheed Martin recognizes Aero Engineering

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics last month recognized Aero Engineering & Manufacturing Co. of Valencia as one of 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...

Scorpion buys New York-based digital media firm

Scorpion buys New York-based digital media firm

In a combination of two digital marketing firms, Scorpion, based in Valencia, has bought Driven Local, which has its headquarters in Islandia, N.Y. The purchase will bolster Scorpion’s ability to grow in key industries, the company said in a statement. “With Scorpion’s intense focus on technology and customer satisfaction and Driven Local’s proven success with...

Med Tech Solutions buys Constellation’s IT unit

Med Tech Solutions buys Constellation’s IT unit

Med Tech Solutions, a Valencia-based health care cloud computing company, has acquired the health information technology business unit of Constellation Inc. In a statement, MTS said the move will help the company better serve its clients and promote continued growth. Constellation has a base of operations in Minneapolis, so the acquisition is expected to help...

LuLaRoe retailer harnesses social media to grow business

LuLaRoe retailer harnesses social media to grow business

A gift from her sister changed Valerie Bernardo’s career path a year ago. “She won a pair of leggings in a raffle and gave them to me,” she said. “They were super soft and comfortable, and I was hooked.” Bernardo, a lifelong resident of Valencia (“I was born at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital”) except for...

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