U.S. and Southern California-based manufacturing can be one of the most competitive manufacturing markets in the world, even when compared to China.
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The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster's March meeting will be a plant tour of Waterstone Faucets from 8-10 a.m. on March 26.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster's February meeting will provide a manufacturing update for the U.S., California and Riverside County from 7:30-9 a.m. on Feb. 10.
This month marks the beginning of Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster's third year and January is filled with exciting events.
In association with National Manufacturing Day, the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster will be hosting a plant tour of Temecula Precision on Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 8 to 10 a.m.
Join the San Diego CITD at BajaMak 2014 on October 23rd in Tijuana, Mexico.
Selected by the US Secretary of Commerce as one of the 12 advanced manufacturing communities in the country, San Diego is on the forefront of helping to strengthen American manufacturing.
Join the San Diego CITD and Southwestern College at the 2014 Tijuana Innovadora international event.
As part of the Manufacturing Day activities this year, the San Diego Regional EDC and Tijuana EDC are coordinating a tour visiting facilities of two major contract manufacturing companies in Tijuana: Sigmatron and Munekata.
As Oct. 3, 2014 marks National Manufacturing Day, the Temecula City Council recently recognized the Southwest California Manufacturing Council for its efforts in providing a forum of collaboration and best practices between the local manufacturing community.
Since hitting a historic low point in the Great Recession, the manufacturing sector in San Diego has been on a slow but steady rebound over the past four years, adding 5,000 jobs and strongly beating Sacramento's predictions of a decade's worth of anemic growth.
As Oct. 3 marks National Manufacturing Day, the Temecula City Council recently recognized the Southwest California Manufacturing Council for its efforts in providing a forum of collaboration and best practices between the local manufacturing community.
In conjunction with National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3, the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association, South West Cluster will host on Wednesday, Oct. 1 a roundtable discussion titled “Creating Your Business Strategy for Long Term Sustainability.”
Ajinomoto Althea Inc., a San Diego-based provider of biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing services, has received its European certificate of good manufacturing practice.
San Diego-based BST Nano Carbon, a composites manufacturer, has announced its acquisition of Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, a local designer and manufacturer of mountain bicycles since 1991.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster presents a supplier’s event for manufacturers Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Paulson Manufacturing Corp.'s facility beginning at 3:30 p.m.
The California Centers for International Trade Development, in collaboration with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, is hosting a global trade event featuring California's consumer oriented food products. This event provides California's food producers and exporters the opportunity to meet with over 40 buyers from China, South Korea and Southeast Asia.
Only 5 percent of the world’s population lives in the United States. The percentage that lives in Southern California is very small, and the percentage that lives in Southwest Riverside County is even smaller. How do you expect to grow your business for future sustainability?
Results from a cross-border collaborative research effort studying employment and industries of San Diego and Imperial counties, as well as Baja California -- which together make up the CaliBaja region -- provides evidence of the region’s importance as a hub for manufacturing, with particular strengths in industry sectors like audio and video equipment manufacturing, and medical device and supplies manufacturing.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. manufacturing grew in June for the 13th straight month. But the pace of the expansion slowed from May.
Riverside County Manufacturers Exporters Association Southwest Cluster is hosting a "Take me out to the Ball Game" night at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Lake Elsinore where it's the Storm vs. the High Desert Mavericks.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, June 10, at the Lake Elsinore Cultural Center beginning at 7:30 a.m.
After a roughly decadelong exodus of manufacturing from Mexico, largely to China, some industries have slowly started to return in the past five years, and that pace is expected to quicken.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster has several events planned in May.
The city of Temecula has welcomed Bomatic Inc., a custom packaging plastic manufacturer, to the city.
Murrieta will be hosting a Direct EB-5 Funding conference on Wednesday, April 23, from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Murrieta City Hall, located on 1 Town Square.
Technology and innovation continue to be the keys to growth in the Murrieta Valley in both the Murrieta schools and in the business community.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7:30 a.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Making good on a promise from last year's State of the Union to help create good-paying American jobs, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a new public-private manufacturing hub in North Carolina to develop next-generation power electronics.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association's Southwest Cluster will hold a plant tour at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Suhr Guitars, 601 Crane St. in Lake Elsinore. A concert will take place at 7 p.m.
The San Diego Center for International Trade Development (CITD) and the National City Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a seminar for area manufacturers titled "International Opportunities and Resources for San Diego Manufacturers".
Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Manufacturing unexpectedly accelerated in November at the fastest pace in more than two years, pointing to a pickup in business spending that will help propel the U.S. economy in early 2014.
D&K Engineering, a product realization company specializing in the design, engineering and manufacturing of complex electromechanical products, announced that its manufacturing business in San Diego has grown more than 90 percent over the past 12 months.
More than 60 people participated in the celebration of Manufacturing Month at the final October event sponsored by the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster (RCMEA SWC).
The San Diego CITD will be hosting a seminar on Nov. 13, in collaboration with the National City Chamber of Commerce, geared toward helping regional manufacturers grow their businesses.
People riding along Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta often wonder about the building on the hill with the sign Cryoquip out front. Speculation at this time of year includes the question, "Is this where they keep the cryogenically preserved bodies?"
As part of the events of National Manufacturing Day, the Tijuana EDC hosted the Near-Shore Contract Manufacturing Industrial Tour right after the MFG Day Breakfast & Conference organized by the San Diego Regional EDC.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7:30 a.m.
The Southwest Cluster of the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association is hosting a special event on Oct. 24 at the Murrieta Innovation Center located at 26442 Beckman Court in honor of National Manufacturing Month.
In conjunction with National Manufacturing Day Oct. 4, the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association, South West Cluster held the first of three events on Tuesday, Oct. 1, titled "Re-Shoring for Exporting".
This week I was fortunate enough to attend the Riverside County Manufacturing Exporters Association cluster meeting in Murrieta.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. factory activity expanded last month at the fastest pace in 2.5 years, an encouraging sign that manufacturing could lift economic growth and hiring in the coming months.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association - Southwest Cluster will be sponsoring a "Reshoring for Exporting" conference from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Continental East Development, 25467 Medical Center Drive in Murrieta.
In recent years American companies have been increasing their re-shoring efforts and the trend appears to be here to stay.
Lake Elsinore, Calif.-based JS Technologies, which produces Suhr guitars and electronics, has launched its Guitar of the Week contest.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association Southwest Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Recently, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers conducted a study and identified that as many as 600,000 manufacturing jobs were estimated to be unfilled because of a shortage of skilled workers.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. factory activity expanded in July at the fastest pace in two years, fueled by surges in new orders, production and hiring The gains show manufacturing is rebounding and should provide a spark to growth in the coming months.
This month's Valley Innovators meeting will look at product liability with attorney Andrew Dallman of Burch Dallmann LLP, and appropriate prototyping with George Bennett, chairman of Valley Innovators.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Thursday overhauling an economic development program in an effort to encourage manufacturing and job growth in California.
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Greatbatch Medical, a leading manufacturer of implantable medical devices with facilities in Tijuana, Mexico, was the latest company to participate in the Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce's MEXPORT Supplier's Forum.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, July 9, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7 a.m.
Recently the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association approved the formation of a South West Cluster as a local outreach to support the various manufacturers and exporters in the southwest region of the county.
Local politicians and civic leaders voiced their support for San Diego County’s Enterprise Zone, a huge swath of territory that offers tax breaks and other incentives aimed at encouraging businesses to locate and expand in the region.
June 3 (Bloomberg) -- -- Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in May at the fastest pace in four years, indicating the industry will provide scant support for the world’s largest economy.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association's Southwest Cluster will hold its June meeting from 8-10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, May 7, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7 a.m.
After being knocked for a loop by the Great Recession, San Diego County international trade is surging close to the record highs it hit before the downturn began. And much of that growth comes from just one country -- Mexico -- thanks to a new wave of maquiladoras opening or expanding across the border.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association South West Cluster meeting will be held Tuesday, April 2, at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce office beginning at 7 a.m.
The Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association's next meeting is a plant tour at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Paulson Manufacturing Facility in Temecula.
The city of Murrieta, the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce, and Roy Paulson of Paulson Manufacturing have teamed up with regional manufacturing companies to help launch the Southwest Riverside County Regional Manufacturing Cluster within the region.
Qualcomm Inc., the largest seller of mobile-phone semiconductors, said a shortage of its advanced smartphone processors is almost resolved as manufacturing partners including Samsung Electronics Co. boosted production.
There's a well established manufacturing base in San Diego, with contract manufacturers that supply not just local companies but also national customers across a broad spectrum of industries, including electronics, medical, consumer and industrial products.
Two issues that have surfaced with regard to the manufacturing of technology products in Asia are the treatment of workers who build our products and the loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States. In this column, I’ll offer a suggestion to address each.
A major manufacturing company has paid $11.3 million for 40 acres of industrial land, and a 10-acre wetlands parcel at Siempre Viva and La Media roads on Otay Mesa.
NEW YORK -- The seemingly recession-proof smart phone is suffering from a side effect of the rough economy: Manufacturers simply can't build enough of the gadgets because chip-makers that rolled back production last year are now scrambling to play catch-up.
Callaway Golf Co., which announced Tuesday it would be moving the bulk of its production facilities to Monterrey, Mexico, occupies approximately 600,000 square feet of industrial and office space in the North County.
Government regulation, workforce training and the economy are the hot-button issues affecting the local manufacturing industry, members said during a recent Daily Transcript Executive Roundtable.
San Diego might have more manufacturing restrictions than most other places in the world, but the weather and the work force can't be beat, said panelists at a Daily Transcript roundtable Tuesday.
This year's outlook for manufacturing is as varied as the North County landscape that produces satellite and digital communications, medical and dental devices and supplies, biotechnology and clean tech, golf equipment, surfboards, skateboards and wrought iron railings.
Kyocera Solar plans to soon begin manufacturing solar panels in San Diego.
It’s not uncommon to see a “Made in China” stamp on a product and there are some good reasons why, said manufacturers at The Daily Transcript headquarters last month for a manufacturing roundtable.
Vista-based McCain Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of traffic, parking and transit management solutions, announced the successful use of its snow Scoop Tunnel Visor for LED traffic signals currently installed in Parker, Aurora, and Summit County, Colo.
San Diego-based Femta Pharmaceuticals and the Swiss company Lonza Group Ltd. jointly announced they have reached a manufacturing agreement.
The economic recovery seems on track for slow but steady gains, after reports Tuesday showed growth in manufacturing activity, construction spending and contracts to buy homes.
Manufacturing in the United States expanded in November for a fourth consecutive month, propelled by gains in orders and exports that signal growth will be sustained.
Somebody forgot to tell Steico Industries the economy is in the throes of a recession.
U.S. and Southern California-based manufacturing can be one of the most competitive manufacturing markets in the world, even when compared to China.
Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. in Santee is a relatively small company that manufactures components for some pretty big clients in the aerospace, power generation, military, marine, fuel and heavy equipment industries.
Much like San Diego’s burgeoning drone industry, the manufacturing scene, which is slowly trickling back after years of offshoring, is impeded by its moniker, which those in the biz say is too broad and carries an inaccurate connotation to today’s workforce.
The manufacturing scene in San Diego -- like much of the United States -- is facing an identity crisis: With the surge of off-shoring abating and companies slowly trickling back to manufacture on home turf, questions about the benefit of bringing these types of jobs back -- if they should be brought back at all -- are on the minds of those in the industry.
Reshoring. Near-sourcing. Whatever you want to call it, American products are once again being manufactured in America, industry executives said at a recent Daily Transcript roundtable held in Murrieta.
California is an increasingly tricky state to do business in, but local technology and manufacturing companies are finding ways to stay inside the Golden State lines.
Maxwell Technologies has the potential to become a $1 billion company, according to its CEO David Schramm.
The regulatory maze is hurting medical device and biotech firms here and Texas, Europe and Asia are pulling ahead.
California’s regulatory environment is less than ideal for manufacturing companies, however the region is becoming more attractive to certain types of companies, industry experts said Feb. 25 during a Daily Transcript Executive Roundtable.
You hear it over and over again during discussions on the U.S. economy: America doesn’t make things anymore.
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Feb. 9, 2015 -- Daily Transcript Reporter Katherine Connor speaks with Rick Urban, chief operating officer of Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc., about the rise in complex manufacturing for the aerospace industry over the next several years.
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