Manufacturing & Distribution

Pacific Ethanol announces record earnings

Shares of Pacific Ethanol surged more than 11 percent to $10.40 in after-hours trading Wednesday afternoon after the low-carbon, renewable fuels manufacturer reported record fourth quarter and full year earnings.

Jain Irrigation acquires PureSense Environmental's assets

Multi-national firm Jain Irrigation, Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of PureSense Environmental, Inc., a Fresno-based irrigation technology firm that went out of business late last year.

Sacramento Container expanding Kingsburg plant, adding 40 jobs

Work is progressing rapidly on Sacramento Container Corporation’s $3.75 million expansion of its Kingsburg manufacturing facility.At Sacramento Container Corp. in Kingsburg, business is booming.

Tulare cheese plant developer expects March hearing

The proposed CaliCheese plant in Tulare is expected to get a hearing in March.All systems are go on the planned CaliCheese plant in Tulare, said company CEO Robert Moultrie.

ValleyPBS hires new president and CEO

Phil MeyerFresno public television station ValleyPBS has selected a new CEO to replace Paula Castadio, who took a position at Fresno State in August.

Madera Co. industrial vacancies inch up in Q3

While Madera County's industrial properties have grown scarcer over the last few years, a little more space opened up during the third quarter for incoming businesses to fill.

Betts Co. rebrands trucks parts division

Betts Truck Parts & Service has announced the completion of a strategic re-branding initiative.

Horizon Nut to break ground on Firebaugh facility

Horizon Nut Co. will begin expanding its operations to Firebaugh when it breaks ground Oct. 16 on a new processing plant that will double its output of pistachios.

Publishing company opens Fresno facility

Tennessee-based Ingram Content Group officially opened its Fresno office during a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. 

Fresno’s Fiore Di Pasta expanding

Fiore Di Pasta in Southeast Fresno is expanding its footprint with a new 23,000 square-foot processing plant.Fresno pasta maker Fiore Di Pasta is following the demand for gluten-free products as it expands its facility on Jensen Avenue.