CSU Chico Lab Renovation Project

CSU, CHICO INDUSTRY PARTNERS GIFT $400,000 TO MAJOR LAB RENOVATION PROJECT A substantial gift is helping to pave the way for improvements to begin inside California State University, Chico’s College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management (ECC) buildings. Last … Continue reading

Fed Apprenticeship Program Update

Federal Update: Apprenticeship Programs Expansion By Rob Sanger President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) recently to expand national apprenticeship programs and, since coming into office, the Trump Administration has been ramping up comments around skilling-up workers for good-paying manufacturing … Continue reading

North Valley Manufacturing Alliance Schedule

At the last meeting Wade announced that he would be stepping down as Chair of NVL/NVMA.  We would all like to thank Wade for his superb leadership of the group and especially for his hard work transforming North Valley Lean into North … Continue reading

Explorer’s Faire 2017 Registration

2017 2nd Annual Explorer’s Fair at Butte College This year’s event will continue to provide STEAM (Science . Technology . Engineering . Arts . Mathematics) opportunities for K-8 students and families, inviting them to explore booths from local business, industry, … Continue reading

Regulatory Issues For Manufacturers

SENATE BILL EXEMPTING CAL/OSHA FROM REGULATORY OVERSIGHT MOVES TO THE ASSEMBLY By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director SB 772 (Connie Leyva, D-Chino) passed the Senate with 21 votes over the objections of business and industry, and counter to the recommendations by … Continue reading

Interns Available

Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable Manufacturing, Mechatronic Need extra help?  Chico State, Butte College and Yuba College students have provided us with resumes in the hopes of obtaining summer internships. These students come from a mix of class levels and majors (Mechanical Engineering, … Continue reading