Foreign Trade Zone Benefits Touted for Local Businesses
May 14, 2014

By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal – April 2014 Touting the benefits of Santa Clarita’s Foreign Trade Zone, the region’s economic development entity sponsored a seminar in March for local businesses. A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) … Continue reading



International Electronics Company Opens Research Lab in Santa Clarita Valley

Samsung plans to dominate the audio market Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal – By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer, April, 2014 Samsung, one of the world’s leading electronics companies, has selected Santa Clarita to open its new research and development lab, … Continue reading



Disney Ranch to Boost Local Filming Status
December 26, 2013

By Luke Money Signal Staff Writer December 26, 2013 Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead. Santa Clarita’s transformation into “Hollywood North” for the film … Continue reading



Santa Clarita a Hot Filming Destination

By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor December 26, 2013 Filming in Santa Clarita was a blockbuster success in 2013. The city issued 429 film permits through the end of November compared to 362 permits in all of 2012, said Russell … Continue reading



Santa Clarita to Open Specialized Business Incubator
December 23, 2013

The Signal Newspaper December 23, 2013 by Jana Adkins Putting an old building to new use, the city of Santa Clarita is turning the former Newhall Library into a business incubator specifically for creative and technology industries. “It’s going to … Continue reading



Sunkist Growers to Relocate Headquarters to SCV
October 8, 2013

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 120-year-old cooperative is billion-dollar-a-year organization By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer SANTA CLARITA – Sunkist Growers, the oldest operating citrus cooperative in the country, announced Wednesday it is moving its headquarters from Sherman Oaks … Continue reading



MannKind to Submit Afrezza for FDA Approval

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer After years of research and clinical trials, MannKind Corporation of Santa Clarita is less than a month away from finally submitting its innovative diabetes treatment device — Afrezza … Continue reading



Industry Flexibility Drives Flextronics’ Growth

From the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal – October 2013 by Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer Local high-tech business expands in aerospace, defense and medical device markets Serving medical, military, space, industrial, and RF and wireless markets, the Santa Clarita Valley … Continue reading