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What does "Clean Tech" mean for Fremont? Peeling back the layers...

As any proper economic development team would, we have spent significant time the last few years marketing Fremont’s strong “clean technology” cluster … until recently. That is, we started getting corrected by experts in this industry for generalizing wha…
advanced manufacturing http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/07/what-does-clean-tech-mean-fremont-peeling-back-layers

What’s Driving Silicon Valley’s Manufacturing Renaissance?

“Re-shoring,” “on shoring,” “right shoring” – call it what you want. If you think you’re hearing more about local manufacturing, it’s not your imagination. It is a real phenomenon that more and more companies are keeping their production operations in the…
re hearing more about local manufacturings manufacturing but rather advanced manufacturing processes that create semiconductor compon… Fremont is arguably one of the most manufacturing http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/08/whats-driving-silicon-valleys-manufacturing-renaissance

East Bay Bio Gets a Boost with Federal Grant

Thanks to a major effort from the East Bay EDA, and participating cities including Fremont, five federal agencies have invested $2.2 million over three years in order to form the East Bay Biomedical Manufacturing Network. The objective of the Network is t…
ars in order to form the East Bay Biomedical Manufacturing Network. The objective of the Network is t…omic growth in bioscience and medical device manufacturing. The Network http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/09/east-bay-bio-gets-boost-federal-grant

“Super MBAs” Take Note! Realizing the Value of Onshoring & Insourcing

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Product Realization Group’s 2013 Annual Symposium, where the theme was “Go Local.” Reshoring is all the rage with politicians and business media, and for good reason. I’m not suggesting offshoring or outsou…
ces that require consideration when making manufacturing http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/09/super-mbas-take-note-realizing-value-onshoring-insourcing

Made in the Bay Area: Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators

Chocolate. Solar. Art Supplies. Electric Cars. Organic Greens. Bay Area manufacturers either make these products or comprise an integral part of their supply chain. Last week, the San Francisco Business Times hosted its first-ever manufacturing forum i…
ever manufacturing forum in Oakland in partnership with Sensiba…aluable insights on the changing nature of manufacturing and the Bay Area…s unique role in the U.S. manufacturing renaissance. Here http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/10/made-bay-area-secrets-manufacturing-innovators

Q & A with Alter-G CEO

We recently sat down with Steve Basta, CEO of Fremont-based Alter-G. Alter-G manufactures revolutionary equipment to aid in physical therapy and improves mobility, including the Anti-Gravity Treadmill and the world’s first intuitive bionic leg. Keep readi…
commitment to U.S. manufacturing you have a great manufacturing story. Can you describe what contributes to …D and manufacturing space http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/q-alter-g-ceo

Onshore or Offshore? It’s all About Rebalancing Your Global Supply Chains

How do you know when it is time to bring your manufacturing back and what products should you manufacture in America? When determining the costs and feasibility of reshoring, there are many things that companies must consider. To get ready to reshore your…
ow do you know when it is time to bring your manufacturing back and what products should you manufactur… can you get your US manufacturing costs to within 10 http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/onshore-or-offshore-its-all-about-rebalancing-your-global-supply-chains

Let’s Connect! Bay Area Transit Connections Suggest Promising Future for Real Estate

Last week, the prominent Bay Area Real Estate publication, The Registry, hosted an East Bay-focused event to discuss our region’s prospects for growth based on the significant network of existing and planned transit connections. It turns out that transpor…
http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/lets-connect-bay-area-transit-connections-suggest-promising-future-real-estate

Broker’s Report: Fremont Market Conditions ‘Advantageous for Tenants’

The Bay Area real estate landscape is much like a puzzle with different submarkets acting as individual pieces, each playing their own role in this dynamic economy. The Fremont submarket continues to remain favorable for tenants as slow leasing condition…
D and manufacturing space is keeping rental rates low. Combine …electronic equipment manufacturing employees in the region…oned to capitalize on the resurgence of tech manufacturing in Silicon Valley. And folks are catching http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/12/brokers-report-fremont-market-conditions-advantageous-tenants

Re-defining “Trade Mission”: Expanding the Global Footprint and Establishing Two-Way Dialog

Trade missions are commonly thought of as attraction tools. You go to a country, you find businesses interested in expansion, you establish a relationship and then you reel them in. It’s not a bad strategy. However, on Fremont’s recent trade mission to…
http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/01/re-defining-trade-mission-expanding-global-footprint-and-establishing-two-way-dialog