Surviving in a volatile marketplace

In the last 18 months, virtually every industry was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including manufacturing, which arguably had the biggest impact on the economy — not only locally, but

Using tried, true tech to fight the pandemic

Companies in every industry rely on innovation, especially those working in the medical field.  However when the pandemic hit, it was ironically a technology that’s been around for ages that’s

‘Legos, ’ flames and other amusements

When walking into The Attraction Services Company’s 45,000-square-foot warehouse in Valencia, what stands out first is the metal. A lot of it. Metal welded together to form what CEO Ron

Shimtech acquires North Hollywood supplier

Shimtech Industries, an aerospace components manufacturer in Santa Clarita, recently announced that it has acquired Fastener Technology Corp., a North Hollywood supplier of specialty high-strength fasteners. Since 1979, FTC has

From classic to electric

When Joseph Jasik gets an idea, it’s nearly impossible for him to let it go. The owner of German Autohaus, an automotive repair and body shop in Newhall, has had

Four Questions: Kent Firestone

A nearly 30-year veteran in the additive manufacturing industry, Kent Firestone helms one of the Santa Clarita Valley’s undisputed technology leaders.

On the Leading Edge

Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance works to promote California’s high desert

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

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

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

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