The following is a news release from the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce:
Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Isaac Lizarraga on Thursday announced Jack Mobilia (Retired Senior Executive) will be heading up this effort as chair of the Southwest California Manufacturing Council (SCMC). The newly constituted SC Manufacturing Council will operate under the Temecula Valley Chamber and in partnership with Southwest California Economic Development Corporation. The purpose of this resource is to focus on manufacturers working for and with other local manufacturers for the development of successful business strategies, management leadership, performance excellence techniques and networking.
Jack Mobilia will utilize his extensive management experience as former president of several manufacturing companies to provide a viable and active SC Manufacturing Council. Jack Mobilia was past chairman of the Corona Chamber’s Manufacturing Council.
Significant progress had been made in their achievements of the group’s goals. “We are fortunate to have Jack Mobilia as Chair of the Temecula Chambers’ SCMC,” said Isaac Lizarraga, Chairman of the Board.
The SC Manufacturing Council will include a diverse and expansive industry representation in the manufacturing sector. The manufacturing represents a broad cross section of the industry and includes steel, textile, superconductor, machined/molded components and solar panel manufacturers, both large and small. Their products support an equally diverse range of industries such as the auto, aerospace, medical and energy efficiency sectors,
The SC Manufacturing Council (SCMC) is strictly focused on manufacturers working with manufacturers. The objective of the Council includes the following:
· Provide a Forum for the sharing of ideas and practices
· Develop an environment of cooperation between manufacturers and governing agencies
· Study/Review concepts related to the continuous improvement of manufacturing operations
· Provide a platform to develop successful business strategies and management leadership techniques
The Manufacturing Council will meet every other month and is open to manufactures only. Meetings will include lunch at a small fee and presentations on topics of primary interest and value by recognized professionals.
Significant progress has been made in the achievement of the SCMC’s goals and its members will see a strong return on the time they invest in the bi-monthly meetings which will be featuring guest speakers on timely topics.
Executives of numerous local manufacturers whom have expressed their solid support for the SCMC and the benefits it will provide to them. An additional side benefit that may occur would be in the utilization of products and services among the SCMC members themselves. The interface among local manufacturers in a customer/vendor relationship will provide advantages of reduced freight cost and improved on-time delivery performance but would also provide the opportunity for face –to– face dialogue on technical projects
“A strong manufacturing sector is critical to the health of the economy,” said Alice Sullivan, President/CEO of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce. “We are pleased that Jack Mobilia will act as chair of this important committee and look forward to strengthening the manufacturing sector and our local economy as a whole.”