South San Joaquin Valley Industrial Summit, October 26th, 2017.

Tulare & Kings County Employers Learned about California Compete Tax Credit

October 9, 2014   Visalia (DWM) – California Competes Tax Credit workshop was held at Lamp Liter Inn, Visalia and was attended by several Tulare and Kings county employers and public and private agencies. Mr. Will Koch, Deputy Director, California Competes Tax Credit, and… Read More »

Fresno City College Workforce Development Dean Visits JoAnn Fabrics

October 2, 2014   Visalia (DWM) – “My goal is to offer the training programs which meet employer’s needs and to understand what employers expect, I need to continue to invest my time in learning and have an intimate knowledge of their operations.” Natalie… Read More »

Metrics Improve Manufacturing Performance

In the Central Valley, Gurminder Sangha is the Advanced Manufacturing Deputy Sector Navigator for California Community Colleges. He can be a resource for businesses that are looking for ways to improve their processes using lean and other process improvement tools. Reach him at (559)… Read More »

What can Manufacturers do on October 3?

Take advantage of the national promotion of Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014 to share your company’s contributions with the community. The purpose behind the event is to bring recognition to businesses in the Central Valley and around the country that make products in… Read More »

Manufacturing Continues Growth

According to the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation , the manufacturing sector continues to expand. In the MAPI Business Outlook: Manufacturing Continues to Ride the Growth Wave , the article reports: “The June 2014 composite index improved to 71 from 69 in the… Read More »

Next Generation Employees Surveyed

In Filling the Pipeline of Next-Generation Manufacturing Leaders – , published by Manufacturing Leadership, learn what you should know about millennials (born 1980s – early 2000s)  to attract them to work at your company. According to the article, your future workforce may not hold the… Read More »

Central Valley Colleges Develop Skilled Workers

Businesses can upgrade employees’ skills and recruit students prepared for employment by working Community Colleges in the Central Valley and Mother Lode regions. Employees and prospective workers can take courses as well as earn certificates and degrees sought after by regional employers. In addition,… Read More »

Three Ideas for Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is a way for your company to show your community what you produce and the positive impact you have on the local economy. By participating in events for students, you can also influence their decision to continue their higher education and gain… Read More »

Central Valley Manufacturing Mission

Central Valley Manufacturing, housed at College of the Sequoias, works with businesses and educators throughout the Central Valley. According to Gurminder Sangha, Deputy Sector Navigator for Advanced Manufacturing in the Central Valley, his mission is to serve as a hub for industry-specific workforce development.… Read More »