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Manufacturing 2017-12-14T18:28:40+00:00

Pharmavite cuts ribbon on new facility

Pharmavite, maker of vitamins and nutritional supplements, is expanding its Santa Clarita operations. The company, which sells its products under the Nature Made brand name, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday on a new 229,000 square-foot facility on Witherspoon Parkway in the Valencia Commerce Center. “This move and our new 15-year [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|

Goldfayn to speak Dec. 6 at manufacturing sales workshop

Alex Goldfayn, CEO of Evangelist Marketing Institute, LLC, a revenue growth consultancy for clients who want to grow quickly, will be the featured speaker at a workshop Dec. 6 for leaders of manufacturing companies presented by Manufacturing Excellence Advisory Boards. The event, "Your Company Deserves More Revenue," will take place [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Boeing invests in local maker of advanced materials

Boeing is making an investment in Valencia-based Gamma Alloys, a maker of aluminum alloys focused on developing advanced metal-matrix composites for use in aerospace, automotive and other industries. This investment by Boeing HorizonX Ventures, which was established earlier this year, is its first in advanced materials and machining development and [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|

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 [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|

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 [...]

By | July 29th, 2017|