Manufacturing & Distribution

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.

Svenhard’s sells Oakland plant for Exeter base

Svenhard’s Swedish Bakery’s large variety pastry packs are a big retail seller. The company plans to move its operations to Exeter by 2016.Svenhard’s Swedish Bakery has sold its 5.14-acre Oakland plant along busy Highway 880 for new development and will utilize some of the $8 million in proceeds to relocate all operations to Exeter in Tulare County.

Fresno officials announce region's first truck show

Fresno City Councilmembers Blong Xiong and Clint Olivier joined with industry representatives at the Fresno Convention Center today to promote the inaugural West American Truck Show happening this weekend.

Fresno shop fined for wage, safety violations

A $42,595 wage theft penalty was issued to a Fresno business following a recent inspection by the state Labor Enforcement Task Force.

Locals take national cheese-making awards

Barbara Martin is the owner of Dairy Goddess Cheese and Milk. Photo via the Diary Goddess blog.Lemoore's Dairy Goddess Farmstead Cheese and Milk took a 1st place award in the annual American Cheese Society competition, held July 31 in Sacramento.

Madera Co. industrial vacancies still flat in Q2

Industrial property was still hard to come by in Madera County during the second quarter but there are still buildings up for grabs and new construction on the way for incoming businesses.

Walnut processor hiring 75 at job fair

Poindexter Nut Company will hold a job fair July 28 in Reedley as the company looks to fill around 75 positions in advance of the harvest season.

Produce container co. leases Fresno building

IFCO Systems, a Florida-based supplier of reusable plastic containers and pallets, will join Fresno's manufacturing sector when it moves into a 204,000 square-foot building on Elm Avenue this summer.