A Deeper Look at Lean Manufacturing
September 18, 2014

By Jana Adkins, Signal Business Editor  August 25, 2014 Tour provides SCV Economic Development Corp.’s Aerospace and Defense Coalition with a lesson in efficiency Highlighting two of Santa Clarita’s core industries – aerospace and defense, and advanced manufacturing, the Santa … Continue reading

Sunkist Moving to Valencia Headquarters

By Jana Adkins, The Signal   August 13, 2014 The grower-owned citrus marketing cooperative purchased the Santa Clarita building in late August Sunkist Growers, the 120-year old grower-owned citrus marketing cooperative, announced Tuesday that it is now planning its move into … Continue reading

Making Waves
August 25, 2014

  By Stephanie Forshee – San Fernando Valley Business Journal – Monday, August 25, 2014 Valencia offices playing key role in resurgent Cunard Line At the Helm: Stanley Birge, vice president North American operations, at local headquarters. Photo by Photo by David … Continue reading

Getting Productive
August 11, 2014

By Mark Madler – San Fernando Valley Business Journal    Monday, August 11, 2014 A manufacturing rebound has helped the recovery despite little job growth. One answer to the riddle can be found in new technologies boosting shop-floor efficiency. Like many … Continue reading

Company Adds Layers and Layers of Complexity

By Joel Russell – San Fernando Valley Business Journal – Monday, August 11, 2014 3-D printing isn’t new – the earliest version dates to the mid-1980s – but in the last few years it has become the biggest buzz in manufacturing … Continue reading

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