Cal Poly

Chapter member: Dr. Eric Olsen
The mission of the Industrial Technology (IT) area is to provide its graduates with competencies that prepare them to be effective managers and entrepreneurial leaders in a rapidly-changing technological and global economy. Those competencies include deep knowledge of industrial processes, an understanding of how contemporary business works in an international context, and a mindset to work with people to solve practical problems of innovation.

California Fine Wire

To Mars and beyond, California Fine Wire offers a wide variety of metal and alloy wire products. For decades, they have custom manufactured wire according to industry standards or specific customer requirements. California Fine Wire helps customers meet their prototype and production needs in almost every industry and area of research. Their products help doctors save lives, help engineers build safer products, help astronauts explore planets and help scientists understand the universe. All since 1961.

Crystal Engineering

Chapter Member: Glenn Johnson
Located in San Luis Obispo, Crystal Engineering designs and manufactures digital pressure gauges and calibrators that are accurate, easy to use, reliable and provide exceptional value and customer service.

ERP Professionals, Inc.

Chapter members: Dan Ellingson, Michelle Rodriguez, Fernando Rodriguez
ERP Professionals, Inc. is a Certified Microsoft Partner dedicated to providing professional Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations with Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV. We offer over 20 years experience in the implementation of ERP solutions and ERP software across a variety of industries.

Hardy Diagnostics

Chapter officer: Ryan Burks, Chapter member: Daniel Theisen
Hardy Diagnostics is the third largest culture media manufacturer in the United States. Hardy manufactures over 3,500 different products used in the microbiology laboratory and is licensed by the FDA as an in vitro Medical Device Manufacturer. The company has been recognized by the Santa Maria Valley Economic Development Association as a recipient of their “Founder’s Award.” In addition, Hardy received the “Spirit of Small Business” award from the Small Business Administration. In 2009 and 2010, the company was included in INC Magazine’s top 5,000 fastest growing companies in America.

HeliCal ProductsCompany, Inc.

Chapter members: Dan Miano, Justin Mack
The HELI-CAL Flexure is a flexible helix (curved) beam machined from one piece of material into a specific configuration that incorporates special design requirements, performance features or characteristics. A specific advantage of this technology - it enables customer specified end attachments, such as tangs, clamps, flanges, or threaded ends to be integrated into a single, multi-functional component.

Zurn - Wilkins Water Control Products

Chapter member: Nicole Riegel
The Wilkins division of Zurn / Rexnord was established in 1906, and has been located in Paso Robles since 1977. Within a 165,000 sq. ft. facility, Wilkins designs and produces an extensive line of products for applications in plumbing, irrigation, waterworks, and fire protection. Products include backflow preventers, regulators, fire valves, among others. Wilkins is known locally for a successful and extensive Lean Manufacturing implementation.


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