Aleph Group, Inc. Receives Region IX Award | 2015 Exporter of the Year
Jun08

Aleph Group, Inc. Receives Region IX Award | 2015 Exporter of the Year

Founder, President & CEO Jales de Mello shifts company focus, manufactures specialty application vehicles for medical and educational purposes; now exports to 18 countries and provides jobs for 28 employees. The U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office is pleased to announce Aleph Group, Inc. (AGI) will receive the 2015 Region IX Small Business Exporter of the Year Award. AGI was nominated for the award by...

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Inland region Exports reach $9.6 billion
Sep04

Inland region Exports reach $9.6 billion

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) today announced new export data that shows merchandise exports from the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area totaled a record $9.6 billion, an increase of 20 percent or $1.6 billion from 2012 to 2013. This growth helped Riverside to remain a top metropolitan area for exports in 2013. “The Department of Commerce is dedicated to assisting U.S. firms...

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GO-Biz Announces Manufacturing Community Designation

GO-Biz Announces Southern California Awarded National Manufacturing Community Designation by U.S. Commerce Secretary Pritzker Building on California’s national leadership in manufacturing, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that Southern California has been designated a national ‘Manufacturing Community’ by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker as part of the federal Investing in...

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Robles Family | 2014 Small Business Persons of the Year
May13

Robles Family | 2014 Small Business Persons of the Year

U.S. Small Business Administration Announces Anita’s Mexican Foods Corp.’s Robles Family as 2014 California Small Business Persons of the Year Southern California-based family-owned wholesale food manufacturer competed successfully against five other nominees throughout the state to claim the California title and now moves on to compete for national honors. Siblings Ricardo, Pablo “Rene”, and Jackie Robles,...

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Establishing a New “Made In Rural America” Export and Investment Initiative
Feb07

Establishing a New “Made In Rural America” Export and Investment Initiative

FACT SHEET: Opportunity For All : Establishing a New “Made In Rural America” Export and Investment Initiative Today, the President directed his Administration, working through the White House Rural Council, to lead a new “Made in Rural America” export and investment initiative. This initiative is charged with bringing together federal resources to help rural businesses and leaders take advantage of new investment opportunities and...

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Connie Lightcap 2013 Small Business Person of the Year Award
Aug09

Connie Lightcap 2013 Small Business Person of the Year Award

The Santa Ana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce Connie Lightcap as the recipient of the 2013 Small Business Person of the Year Award.  Lightcap, President of JC Supply and Manufacturing,  was nominated for the award by Hilda Kennedy, President of AmPac TriState Certified Development Company, an SBA certified development company. “Connie’s success as a business owner came by putting her...

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