Patagonia Inc (Pacific Iron Works)
Patagonia, Inc. is a Ventura, California-based clothing company, focusing mainly on high-end outdoor clothing. The company is a member of several environmental movements. It was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973. Patagonia offers many varieties of outdoor clothing. The company’s roots are in clothing for rock and alpine climbing, but they now offer a diverse mix of apparel targeted towards skiers, surfers, climbers, and others. Patagonia co-founded 1% For the Planet, an alliance of businesses which, like Patagonia, commit at least 1% of their total sales to the environment.
Haas Automation is a machine tool builder based in Oxnard, California. Haas Automation manufactures CNC vertical and horizontal machining centers, CNC lathes, CNC rotary tables, and CNC indexers. Sales outlets, referred to as Haas Factory Outlets (HFO), are located all over the world. All corporate offices and manufacturing are in Oxnard, California. Haas is one of the larger machine tool builders, and as its own control builder, it is also one of the major brands of CNC controls. The company was founded in 1983 by Gene Haas.
AMGen (Applied Molecular Genetics)
Amgen is an American-based multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. Located in the Conejo Valley, Amgen is the world’s largest independent biotechnology firm. Epogen and Neupogen (the company’s first products on the market) were the two most successful biopharmaceutical products at the time of their respective releases.
Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC)
Naval Base Ventura County is the merge of Naval Air Station Point Mugu and Naval Construction Battalion Center Port Hueneme. (NBVC). NBVC is a diverse installation comprising three main facilities: Point Mugu, Port Hueneme and San Nicolas Island. NBVC supports approximately 80 tenant commands with a base population of more than 19,000 personnel, making it the largest employer in Ventura County. At Point Mugu, NBVC operates two runways and encompasses a 36,000 square mile sea test range, anchored by San Nicolas Island. At Port Hueneme, NBVC operates the only deep-water port between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif. The military-controlled port also boasts 16 miles of rail with dedicated access for on- and off-loading military freight for the various branches of service. NBVC is also responsible for maintaining training area used by the 31st Seabee Readiness Group at Fort Hunter Liggett, located approximately 240 miles north of NBVC’s main facilities.
CKE Restaurants(Carl Karcher Enterprises Inc.)
CKE Restaurants, Inc. is the parent company of the Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s, Green Burrito, and Red Burrito restaurant chains. Its headquarters are in Carpinteria, California. It was incorporated in 1964 by Carl’s Jr. founder Carl Karcher as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc. The current CEO is Andrew Puzder, who has served as CKE CEO since September 2000. As of November 5, 2012, CKE operated 893 domestic restaurants and its franchisees operated 1,937 domestic and 462 international restaurants in the United States and 27 other countries. The growth of the now ubiquitous quick-service restaurant is a story of eager young entrepreneurs, including CKE Restaurants founder and industry pioneer Carl N. Karcher, who fed America’s appetite for mobility and an affordable, high-quality meal. Built alongside the emerging car culture of Southern California during and post-World War II, the quick-service restaurant industry grew with the country’s expansive highways and has become a part of American life.
GIGAVAC is a leading designer, manufacturer, and worldwide seller of contactors, manual battery disconnect switches, and high voltage relays using vacuum, gas filled, and high voltage reed relay technology. HV relay and contactor information with cross reference charts for Kilovac / TE Connectivity, Jennings, Kissling, and Cyneryg3 part numbers.
The lynda.com Online Training Library is a learning platform that teaches a growing range of computer skills in video format to members through monthly and annual subscription-based plans. The company was founded in Ojai, California and has since moved locations to Ventura and Carpinteria, California, where it currently employs more than 200 full-time staff members and more than 140 teachers who earn royalties from their shared revenue model. lynda.com evolved from its original conception as a free web resource for Lynda’s students, to the site for her books on web design, to the registration hub for physical classrooms and conferences, to an online virtual knowledge library, where today, members may watch software and technology courses in several categories (3D and animation, audio, business, design, development, home computing, photography, video, and web and interactive design). The company also produces documentaries about creative professionals
Proctor & Gamble
The Procter & Gamble Company, also known as P&G, is an American multinational consumer goods company headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Its products include pet foods, cleaning agents and personal care products. Prior to the sale of Pringles to Kellogg Company, its product line included foods and beverages. 26 of P&G’s brands have more than a billion dollars in net annual sales, according to the 2011 Annual Report and P&G Corporate Newsroom. Most of these brands—including Bounty, Crest and Tide—are global products available on several continents. Procter & Gamble products are available in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.