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.
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.
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.
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.
Chapter officer: Ryan Burks, Chapter member: Daniel Theisen
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.
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,
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.