“Since 1993, Honda Performance Development has called the Santa Clarita Valley home. The Santa Clarita Valley provides a great location for our high-tech racing facility. The close-knit community and close proximity to Los Angeles offers us access to a skilled workforce [and] many local suppliers...which support our efforts in the highest levels of professional motorsports."
Manager - Business Development
Honda Performance Development, Inc.
The Santa Clarita Valley is a sought after location for businesses involved in the production of high-value added, technical, or capital-intensive goods that require advanced inputs and manufacturing processes. The outputs produced by our firms are very diverse and range from electronics to engines and industrial machinery.
Our market access, advanced workforce, unmatched quality of life and presence of local, high growth firms will likely propel future growth in this industy. A few of the Santa Clarita Valley's Advanced Manufacturing firms include:
As part of a recently conducted Target Industry Analysis, we worked with Angelou Economics - a leading, independent site selection consulting group - to evaluate the Santa Clarita Valley as a location for the Advanced Manufacturing industry. The results speak for themselves.
"Santa Clarita Valley currently holds a diverse range of advanced manufacturers. The existing presence of this industry gives the Santa Clarita Valley an advantage in the number of skilled workers with experience that can be applied to advanced manufacturing. The community's proximity to the Port of Los Angeles and its access to rail, interstates and other highways allow it to offer strong access to supply and distribution channels."
- Angelou Economics
(Source: Angelou Economics, 2011)